Forum for African Women Educationalists - Uganda Chapter

"21 Years of Enhancing Girls' and Women's Education for Development" FAWE Uganda 1997-2018

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OUR VISION:

A country in which all girls and women have access to equitable quality education that enables them to effectively participate in development at all levels.

OUR MISSION:

To promote gender equity and equality in Education in Uganda by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girls’ education. 

CORE VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Results Oriented
  • Continuous lifelong Learning

PACKARD FOUNDATION PROJECT

Funded by Packard Foundation through FAWE Regional Office, the programme supports 54 girls who were facing reproductive health related challenges. The program is implemented in 5 schools in the districts of Kibale Kyenjojo and Kiboga. The project goal is to use education and advocacy to implement a package of interventions that protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescent girls by keeping them in school and enabling them to access age-appropriate information and services that meet their needs and fulfill their right to healthy sexuality and reproduction.

Key activities; 

  • Baseline survey done at the beginning in 2011.
  • Trained teachers and community facilitators
  • Trained peer educators
  • Provide scholarships and provide basic scholastic and sanitary materials to the beneficiaries
  • Mentoring
  • Provide grants to schools for SRH interventions.
  • Monitoring and evaluation

 

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Areas of Focus

- Tertiary and Higher Education Scholarships

- Secondary Education Scholarships

- Child Protection

- Science and Innovation

- Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

- Combating Gender Based Violence

- Skills Development and Livelihoods

- Economic Empowerment for Vulnerable Groups

- Research and Advocacy

- Service delivery for teenage and child mothers

- Mentorship and Gender Responsive Pedagogy

- Capacity Building for cross section of stakeholders and strengthening Structures

Strategic Objectives

- Improving the level of gender responsiveness in Education Sector policies for girls and women

- Enhancing adoption and integration of positive gender pedagogy practices at school level

- Increasing access, retention and completion rates for girls in school and all levels of education

- Strengthening institutional capacity for efficient and effective service delivery.