Help Women Learn to Read and Write in Uganda

by Volunteer Action Network
Play Video
Help Women Learn to Read and Write in Uganda
Help Women Learn to Read and Write in Uganda
Help Women Learn to Read and Write in Uganda

Project Report | Oct 20, 2022
280 Women learn how to read and write

By Bukenya Muusa | Project Leader

Mary Learnt to write her name
Mary Learnt to write her name

Thank you for opening our eyes now we leave in a whole new world! your generos contribution have supported us to change our lives. 

“Before I joined the literacy program I was experiencing domestic violence at home, one of the many causes I discovered was poor communication and misinterpretation of basic facts which I dint have any idea, we were arguing with my husband and my family members a lot. The deepest pain I had was my inability to support my children with their school homework and challenges related to making daily losses with my small business". Said Mary

280 women have cpompleted their 8 month adult literacy training and bellow they are key otcomes among the participants.

  • Reduced GBV in families 
  • Shared responsibility among men and women
  • Improved savings skills
  • Increased respect by women on for their spouses
  • Improved governance at household level
  • Improved writing skills
  • Ability to express themselves 
  • Increased tolerance by learned women
  • Improved social relations
  • Better conflict resolutions
  • Increased participation and inclusiveness.

Women like Mary are the reason why adult literacy program is important because the benefits lift the entire community. 

We have achieved this together and we  are committed to continuing training more women  literacy skills. Consider giving a monthly gift of  $50 to train 10 women in Uganda 

Thank you 

Volnteer Action network Team 

Links:

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Jun 24, 2022
502 Women learn how to Read and write

By Bukenya Muusa | Project Leader

Oct 8, 2020
The ability to express my ideas makes me feel Confident and Proud

By Bukenya Muusa | Project leader

About Project Reports

Project reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you can recieve an email when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports without donating.

Sign up for updates

Organization Information

Volunteer Action Network

Location: Gulu - Uganda
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @VacNet_
Project Leader:
Bukenya Muusa
Gulu , Uganda

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Volunteer Action Network that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Get incredible stories, promotions, and matching offers in your inbox

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.