Our Priority Areas

Advancing Girl’s Leadership

Girls’ rights and gender equality Challenging social norms and attitudes to achieve trans-formative change for girls and their communities. Globally, one in five girls are … Read More

End Harmful Practices

Harmful practices, such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and child marriage are violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms. What are harmful practices? ‘Harmful practices’ … Read More

Mentor a girl close to home

The Power of Mentorship SCOEN works to counter the social pressures that discourage girls in under-resourced communities by combining multi-generational group mentoring to build a … Read More

Support girls and women in crisis

Millions of girls are subjected to abuse, child labor, trafficking, child marriage, and other offenses. Your gift will go where it’s needed most, protecting girls … Read More

Prioritizing adolescent health

We believe that upholding adolescents’ rights to sexual and reproductive health reduces gender-based sexual violence and improves health. Improving children’s sexual and reproductive health and … Read More

Provide the ticket to education: clean water

Clean water, sanitation, and hygiene education are basic necessities for a healthy environment and a productive life. When people have access to clean water and … Read More

Violence Against Women

By cultivating an understanding of violence against women, we seek to transform the way power is used between men and women in society. A collective … Read More

Ending Child Marriage

Nearly 1 in every 2 girls in Uganda is married before the age of 18. DRIVERS In Uganda, child marriage is often a result of … Read More

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Partner With Us

Why partner with SCOEN? With our experience in the field, we are one of the world’s leading independent organisations for children. We work side-by-side with … Read More

Our Strategy

We want to fulfil the promise of the 2030 Global Goals and strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Our strategy … Read More

Help Us End Child Marriage

At Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northern Uganda (SCOEN), we are approaching the problem of child marriage utilizing a multi-dimensional approach – addressing education, gender based-violence, social norms, and providing income generation opportunities. 

Please join us! With your donation, we’re one step closer to our GOAL!

Our Girls Priorities

Girls in Leadership

We have a vision that all girls and young women will be able to participate in decision-making processes that affect them by 2030.All girls and … Read More

Girls Learn

We have a vision that all girls will have access to a quality education and opportunities for lifelong learning by 2030.All girls have the right … Read More

Girls Make Decisions

We have a vision that all girls will have the right to decide their futures by 2030.All girls have the right to make important decisions … Read More

Girls Thriving

We have a vision that all girls will be able to thrive by 2030.If girls are to reach their potential they must be able to … Read More

From Our Supporters

I didnot know how useful giving inkind was! not until i gave basic items to SCOEN Uganda for the children inneed and the photo excited … Read More

I didn’t know how many people work at SCOEN, so I drew a lot to show how much SCOEN programmes means to me!

A thoughtful and kind individual in my team wanted donation to this charity instead of receiving wedding presents. She connected me to the charity and … Read More

From Our Blog

Periods don’t stop during a pandemic, and neither do we!

There are millions of girls affected by the COVID-19 pandemic having been used to accessing sanitary towels in schools,” Grace, SCOEN Program Manager says

Girls’ education during the COVID-19 pandemic

Our identify and respond to girls’ needs – have some invaluable insights into the impacts of the pandemic and how it is affecting girls around the world. They also have some innovative ideas about how to put girls at the centre of the response.

Roles for local leaders in ending early marriage and leading to prosperity

Religious leaders are in a prime position to protect young girls and take a stand against child marriage. With courage and firm action on their part, child marriage could quickly—and finally—be ended all over the world.

Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda

SCOEN proposes to advance girls’ leadership by facilitating girls’ parliaments through which girls and women can advocate with key stakeholders like police, clan-local, church leaders, and child protection units to end child marriage at the community, sub-county, and district level.