Support 20 disabled young women for tailoring

by Mpigi Women with Disabilities Association
Support 20 disabled young women for tailoring
Support 20 disabled young women for tailoring
Support 20 disabled young women for tailoring
Support 20 disabled young women for tailoring

Summary

Young women with Disabilities in our community face sexual reproductive health challenges of which some are exacerbated by the effects of COVID 19. The project will support 20 Young disabled women with modern commercial tailoring. Products will be sold off to the community members because there is available market. The project will provide sewing machines and materials for making tailoring

$11,730
total goal
$11,110
remaining
1
donor
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

Attaining economic independence remains a big challenge for Young girls with disabilities despite Uganda's efforts to dress Vulnerability of the such citizens. Lack of income has led to sexual violence, lack decision making at family and community levels, denial of access to basic and primary health care services leading to ill health, failure to meet basic needs including food. In addition, their education levels are low due to negative community perceptions towards persons with disabilities.

Solution

The project will support 20 Young women with disabilities by providing commercial modern tailoring skills. The project will provide basic business management skills, sexual reproductive health session, Tailoring machines, cotton cloth, and pair of scissors, tracing paper and buttons among others.

Long-Term Impact

Economically independent Young girls with disabilities in our community will be in place, knowledgeable with basic business management skills, informed about their sexual reproductive health and rights ably demanding and utilizing the information and services hence attaining healthy and dignified lives for gender equality.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Organization Information

Mpigi Women with Disabilities Association

Location: Mpigi, Mpigi district - Uganda
Project Leader:
Faridah Nabbanja
Mpigi, Mpigi district Uganda
$620 raised of $11,730 goal
 
1 donations
$11,110 to go
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