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 Children  Uganda Project #32057

Prevent violence against 1000 children in Kasese

by Good Hope Foundation for Rural Development


The project will enhance positive parenting practices at family and community levels and create violence free learning environment at school by 2019 through applying community driven approaches to prevent violence against children by strengthening positive parenting practices at family level, reducing poverty levels at family level, increasing awareness at community level and creating safe learning environment at school level. 1000 children, 1500 women, 1300 men, 70 leaders will be reached.

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Violence against children in Kasese district is reported to be increasing as it was reported that 8 out 10 children are always subjected to violence every day because of: conflicts and human rights violations, economic break down in families, drug abuse, ignorance, Unemployment affecting their lives socially, physically, psychologically and sexually. A bottom-up approach right at family, community and school level to provide a better place for children to live will be used.


the project will support community-driven approaches to prevent violence against children and adolescents and work with other partners to prevent violence against children like Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Child Protection Working Group.The project will strengthening community-driven child protection systems through supporting community and child-led initiatives in Kasese district specifically addressing poverty, parenting, knowledge levels and school learning environment.

Long-Term Impact

Enhancing positive parenting practices at family and community levels and creating violence free learning environment at school by 2019. By end of the year the project will have reached 1000 children, 1500 women, 1300 men, 35 community leaders and 35 government officials by supporting community driven approaches to prevent violence against children through strengthening positive parenting practices, reducing poverty levels, increasing awareness and learning environment

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).


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initiatives geared towards prevention of VAC
communities as an entry point to ending VAC
community led approach to VAC prevention
effects of conflicts on children
Project Leader:
Samuel Masereka
Kampala, Kasese Uganda
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will train 60 parents in making re-usable sanitary pads for girls to improve management of menstrual periods and menstrual hygiene thereby reducing on the negative effects on girls in a year
will Purchase 4 first aid kits for the 4 schools to address the health problems of pupils when at school. 800 pupils will benefit from the kits in a year
will map and identify 32 model parents in the 2 sub counties who will work as change agents. each of the model parent will reach out to 10 households in a year reaching out to 320 families
will train 20 community child rights activists who will form an advocacy and lobbying team in their respective sub counties, 10 member advocacy group per sub county will be formed in a year.
Support 4 schools in child-to-child initiatives like debates on topical issues, games and sports for prevention of VAC, drama and school gardening demonstrations. 800 pupils will benefit in a year
Support 8 CBO initiatives per sub county geared towards prevention of VAC aimed at boosting food security and income generation to reduce violence against children. in year 120 members benefiting
will support family initiatives geared towards prevention of violence against children. 32 families will be supported in initiatives like food security, hand crafts, animal and poultry keeping in year
will Support 4 school initiatives aimed at creating a child friendly environment at school. such as improving health and sanitation at school and welfare of children. 1000 pupils benefiting in a year
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