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.
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 .
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
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.