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 Health  Uganda Project #33775

500 YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SPORTS

by GORILLA HIGHLANDS SPORTS CLUB (GHSC)
500 YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SPORTS

Summary

The overall goal of this project is to empower youths by providing hands-on skills, fitness drills and raising awareness on key issues impacting their lives such as HIV/AIDS sensitization. Mentorship, guidance and counseling shall help them make good decisions about their health.

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Challenge

Kisoro is a town in the Western Region of Uganda that borders Rwanda and the DRC. The population of youths in Kisoro stands at 76.9% of the population. Youths in Kisoro are highly unemployed since 86% lack necessary skills resulting from failure to complete secondary education. -Youths are at risk of contracting HIV due to lack of employment. -Youths do not have a clear understanding of how HIV can affect their lives and the girls in close proximity to town trade sex with Lorry drivers .

Solution

The project shall empower youths by: providing hands-on skills thus increasing their chances of self employment Fitness drills will be provided thus living healthy lives Reduce youths HIV/AIDS infection rate by sensitization Mentorship, counselling and guidance shall raise awareness on key issues impacting their lives

Long-Term Impact

Youths empowerment by providing hands-on vocational and computer skills, fitness drills and raising awareness on key issues impacting their lives such as HIV/AIDS sensitization, will have long-term results such as increasing employment opportunities for at least 500 youths, reduction HIV/AIDS infection rate among youths in Kisoro by end of 2019, more access to guidance & counselling, sexual and reproductive health and improved fitness and health of participants.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​scgorillahighlands.webs.com

Organization Information

GORILLA HIGHLANDS SPORTS CLUB (GHSC)

Location: KAMPALA - Uganda
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GORILLA HIGHLANDS SPORTS CLUB (GHSC)
JOSEPH NSABIYUMVA
Project Leader:
JOSEPH NSABIYUMVA
KAMPALA, Uganda

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