Grand Mother for Change Project Uganda

by Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northen Uganda (SCOEN)
Grand Mother for Change Project Uganda
Grand Mother for Change Project Uganda
Grand Mother for Change Project Uganda
Grand Mother for Change Project Uganda
May 12, 2021

A house without a grandmother

“A house without a grandmother is like a road that goes nowhere.” –Senegalese proverb. We see culture as a unique and dynamic tool for improving communities.  This promising practice has collaborated with our strategy to implement programs engaging a long-standing community resource: grandmothers.  By identifying grandmother leaders, providing them with tools and training, and strengthening intergenerational relationships, the project works to improve educational opportunities for children, create inclusive nutrition and health programs, and encourage sustainable development.

With you generous gifts we have been able to provide emergency fnutrition supplies to the children and families especially grand mother headed families. Each family received enough rice, maize flour, and beans for at least thirty meals, along with a generous supply of soap.

One of the families this supported has six children, and five of them have sickle cell elderst girl pregnant at 15 years. “Before we visited them, the father was on the verge of abandoning the family. we were able to calm his fears with the gift of these supplies, and also educate him on how to manage the disease. He did not know much of what we shared with him, and he reunited with his wife and children . This was like a miracle to us! that the grand mother was releaved from much domestic load.

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Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northen Uganda (SCOEN)

Location: Soroti, Eastern Uganda - Uganda
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Project Leader:
Mallorie Espinar
Mbale, Uganda
$464 raised of $10,135 goal
 
19 donations
$9,671 to go
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