Retain Orphan Girl Children in Schools in Uganda

by Kagumu Development Organization
Retain Orphan Girl Children in Schools in Uganda
Retain Orphan Girl Children in Schools in Uganda
Retain Orphan Girl Children in Schools in Uganda
Retain Orphan Girl Children in Schools in Uganda


Girl Children of 12 - 24 years in Uganda dropout of school due to failure to manage menstrual health hygiene and lack of support like adequate food and school items. As such engage in child marriage, prostitution and are exposed to HIV/AIDS. The project will enhance retention of 1200 orphan girl child in school by empowering them with knowledge and skills in menstrual health hygiene practices and strengthening the economic power of caregivers through provision of improved agricultural inputs.

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In Uganda, particularly in Budaka and Kibuku district dropout of orphaned girl children in schools is extremely high despite the existing Universal Primary and Secondary Education in Budaka and Kibuku district. Caregivers lack adequate capacity to provide necessary support like scholastic materials and other basic needs of girl children. The project will establish sustainable income generating projects to 500 caregivers and train 1200 Orphan Girl Children in Menstrual Health Hygiene practices.


500 caregivers will be provided with knowledge and skills in less labour intensive technologies, cabbage, onion, tomatoes and eggplant seeds, spray pumps and pesticides to undertake the project to raise sustainable income to support orphan girl children in schools. 1200 orphan girl children will be trained in menstrual health hygiene and making of the reusable pads. And they will be trainers of other adolescent girls in the community.

Long-Term Impact

The project seeks for funds to improve the literacy levels of girls to enable them become self reliant and have sustainable livelihood. The project will also contribute to improved livelihood of the OVCs caregivers

Additional Documentation

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


Organization Information

Kagumu Development Organization

Location: Mbale, Uganda - Uganda
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @kado_or_ug
Project Leader:
Samson Namwoyo
Executive Director
Kampala , Uganda
$1,336 raised of $85,106 goal
19 donations
$83,770 to go
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