This project will support at least 6330 young girls located in the commune of Buhiga who are victims of sexual abuse, unwanted pregnancies and HIV. It will help to improve their health by accessing SSR Health care information and by teaching them technics to achieve high self-esteem. it will lead them toward having a better future with no sexual related diseases.
The rate of HIV in BUHIGA keeps increasing among young girls, at least 1 girl is infected every day. The school dropout is also alarming due to unwanted pregnancies, more than 25 girls drop out a month.
This project will help the community to improve the communication adapted to behavior change and mobilization to promote the health of young girls in the Commune of Buhiga . it will also help to improve communication between parents and educators with different services and also Strengthen the knowledge and skills of young girls through information and health education by using media suitable and trainings. it will help to improve community participation in promoting SSR education.
The project will train 90 Community Health Workers, 300 peers educators among young Girls, 90 members of local CBOs, 30 religious leaders, 90 school representatives, who will continue provide different support to young girls. This project expects to see an increase of awareness in young girls who will forever be changed by adopting healthier life styles brought and taught by staff and volunteers of our organization.