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Life Skills Education to 200 rural teenage mothers

by Rural Women and Youth in Development Uganda


Rural Women And Youth In Development Uganda (RWAYID-UGA) plans to run a life skills education project to benefit 200 teenage mothers who live in the rural areas of Lango region in the Northern Uganda. These teenage mothers come from poor family background, and continue to live in escalating poverty, which situation can change given the support of the project.

total goal


There are over 60% of young girls who become pregnant annualy at an early age, either through forceful rape, or early marriage by parents due to high level poverty. After giving birth, they become rejects in the community and families, they are poor and discriminated against, and lack basic needs for themselves and their children. The project will benefit 200 teenage mothers in Lango sub-region


The project will mobilize teenage mothers, train in Income Generating Activities (IGA), Business Selection and Management Skills (BSLMS), group dynamics , conduct meetings and media activities (Radio/TV shows), provide seed fund support, mentoring and coaching to the beneficiaries

Long-Term Impact

The project will provide life skills education to 200 teenage mothers, enabling them to raise more income and get out of poverty and in the long run be able to provide for themselves and family, increase their personal savings and investment level thereby, improving their lives and wellbeing in the community.



Organization Information

Rural Women and Youth in Development Uganda

Location: Lira - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Caroline Adio
Lira, Uganda
Donations: $0 raised ($5,000 needed)
Donors: 0 (40 needed)
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