A Fresh start

It is a fresh start at AGI- Uganda as a new intake of girls gathered to begin their comprehensive training.

The girls have a number of expectations, they expect to have acquired skills by the end of the training. They hope to be better women and mothers in future that they’ll be able to take care of their families.
This comprehensive program involves behavioral change classes, psychosocial support, vocational training that includes hair dressing, tailoring.
AGI hopes to to see these girls transformed to leaders and they will be empowered to duplicate what they have learned to other members in their community, to empower them economically and spiritually.
Girls in Uganda face many challenges human trafficking for sexual slavery, teenage prostitution, early marriages, reproductive health issues. AGI will just reach a few at a time so it will take collective measures from the community to see that the life of these girls is handed back to them.

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About African Girl Initiative Uganda

Bwaise is a slum area and one of the biggest in Uganda's capital Kampala. It is one of the poorest areas in Kampala, with high rates of HIV and AIDS, very poor sanitation, large number of commercial sex workers, the largest number eats one meal a day. Many girls living in these slums are exposed to a lot of violence and many dropout of school. It's against this background that African Girl Initiative Uganda is carrying out a project that will avail girls in Bwaise skills and also enhance their knowledge on reproductive health and their rights. African Girl Initiative Uganda is affiliated to Man Up, a global youth campaign to stop violence against women. . View all posts by African Girl Initiative Uganda

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