Increase Skills & Use of Pads by 200 Girls, Kamuli

by Child and Family foundation uganda
Increase Skills & Use of Pads by 200 Girls, Kamuli
Increase Skills & Use of Pads by 200 Girls, Kamuli
Increase Skills & Use of Pads by 200 Girls, Kamuli
Increase Skills & Use of Pads by 200 Girls, Kamuli

Project Report | Feb 7, 2024
FYQ1: Skilling Uganda

By Ruth | livelihood officer

CFU skilling Youths, making reusable pads
CFU skilling Youths, making reusable pads

Increasing skills and use of Pads This report outlines the impactful progress made in empowering girls through skill development and menstrual hygiene awareness. Skills Development: Sessions Held: 10 successful sessions were conducted. Participation: Over 65 girls actively participated, demonstrating strong engagement. Skills Covered: Diverse skills workshops were offered, including: Practical skills: Pad making, bakery, liquid soap making, crafts, kitchen gardens. Life skills: Communication skills, basic financial literacy. Impact: Confidence boost: Participants reported increased confidence and self-worth. Income generation: Several girls started using their skills to earn income, paving the way for financial independence. Community impact: Participants shared their skills with others, creating a ripple effect of empowerment. Menstrual Hygiene Awareness: Sessions Conducted: 4 interactive sessions effectively addressed girls' concerns and questions. Key Topics: Importance of menstrual hygiene, safe pad usage, management of period symptoms, breaking taboos. Outcome: Increased knowledge and positive attitudes towards menstrual hygiene, promoting overall health and well-being. Testimonies: Participant A: "Learning pad-making changed my life. I can now sell them and support my family." Participant B: "The sessions boosted my confidence and knowledge. I feel empowered to manage my periods hygienically." Participant C: (15): "Before, I used to miss school during my periods due to shame and lack of pads. Now, I make and sell my own pads, feeling empowered and confident! Conclusion: By equipping girls with valuable skills and promoting menstrual hygiene awareness, we are not only empowering individuals but also fostering positive change within the Kamuli community. We are grateful to our donors, partners, and team members for their unwavering support. As we move forward, we are committed to reaching more girls and creating a lasting impact on their lives, health, and economic opportunities

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Sep 26, 2023
Increasing skills and use of Pads

By Harriet Babikako | Project Lead

Apr 29, 2023
Skilling the Young

By Ruth Nakalembe | Livelihood officer

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Child and Family foundation uganda

Location: kampala - Uganda
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Twitter: @cfuuganda
Project Leader:
Babikako Harriet
kampala , Kampala Uganda
$315 raised of $35,000 goal
4 donations
$34,685 to go
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