Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda

by Community Health Movement Uganda (CHMU)
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda
Scaling up "Sugar Daddy Awareness" Classes, Uganda

Summary

This project will utilize the "Sugar Daddy Awareness" class model - (1 hour classes composed of 25 girls per class) to reach 5,000 girls in 20 schools in Mukono district with a core message that 'sexually partnering with older men is risky behavior'. To reach 5,000 girls, each of the 20 schools will be expected to conduct 10 classes per week 3-4 sessions, involving videos and drama plays. Classes will be conducted in joint collaboration with School senior woman teachers and female field workers.

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Challenge

Approximately 35% of girls dropout of school in Uganda due to early marriage and pregnancy. Mukono District's HIV prevalence stands at 9% beyond national prevalence of 6%. Teenage pregnancy stands at 24%. The key drivers of early pregnancy and new HIV infections among girls are low comprehensive knowledge about HIV/ pregnancy and inter-generational sex occasioned by 'sugar daddys' to offset financial needs. This project will affect 5,000 girls in 20 schools in Mukono district.

Solution

This project will utilize "Sugar Daddy Awareness" class - (1 hour classes composed of 25 girls per class to target 5,000 girls in 20 schools in Mukono district to tailor a core message that 'sexually partnering with older men is risky behavior'. To reach 5,000 girls, each of the 20 schools will be expected to conduct 10 classes per week with average of 3-4 classes including Videos and drama performances. The classes will be facilitated by female field workers and senior women teachers.

Long-Term Impact

This project will directly reach 5,000 girls and 250,000 girls in 2 years with "sugar daddy awareness classes and indirectly reach approximately 35,000 people in 3 months and 1,750,000 people in 2 years respectively with a core message that ''sexually partnering with older men is risky behavior'. In the long term, this intervention will reduce on new HIV infection, teenage pregnancy and increase retention and completion of school thus allowing them to rise out of poverty and provide for families

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Organization Information

Community Health Movement Uganda (CHMU)

Location: Kampala - Uganda
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Community Health Movement Uganda (CHMU)
Ronald Tibiita
Project Leader:
Ronald Tibiita
Kampala, Uganda

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