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Reducing poverty by Accelerating Girls Education i

by Olivu Women Association for Development


In west Nile region Arua district is leading in early girl child marriages and it also has high rate of inherent generational poverty in Uganda. According to the district education department report this month indicated that 94% of enrolled school girls , could not complete their primary schools due to high rate of poverty in the district. Therefore to sustain girls in school, the organisation aims at paying their school fees and buy for the sanitary towels.

total goal


Inherent poverty among the community here could not enable the parents cater for the education of their children, therefore, by supporting children in school will relief the poorer parents from schools so as to enable them cater for the feeding of their children only,


project comprises community awareness raising campaign on girls' education, through FM radio talk shows, flyers, T-shirts for improving learning environment for retaining girls in school and reduce girls early marriages in the district.

Long-Term Impact

It will increase economic growth and increases productivity, including in agricultural production, It will improve womens 'wages and jobs, it will save the lives of children & mothers when increasing levels of girls 'education, and it will also reduce the incidence of infant & maternal mortality. It will lead to smaller & more sustainable families and also contributes in reducing population growth, It will result in heathier & better educated children, It will reduce rates of child marriage

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).


ning : Trina Finn ... UNICEF Uganda - Keeping chil
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education is important to them.
Situation Analysis of Children in Uganda 2015 (Ani

Organization Information

Olivu Women Association for Development

Location: Arua - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​none
Project Leader:
Hassan Maku
Provide Olivu Population access to safe drinking water
Arua, West Nile Uganda
Donations: $0 raised ($5,000 needed)
Donors: 0 (40 needed)
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