SCOEN seeks to ensure that all children are protected from all forms of exploitation, neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse through effective national and community based child protection systems. Child protection is a key component of SCOEN programmes. It cuts across all our project implementation and advocacy and we have continued to make great strides toward strengthening…

CHILD MARRIAGE is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both of the parties are under 18 years of age. Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. That is 28 girls every minute. 1 every 2 second.   Child marriage happens across countries, cultures, and religions. Child marriage…

Economic security policy and advocacy We believe that creating long-term economic change for children involves working with others to advocate for change at the local, national and global level. We are making significant progress in achieving this in our work. At the national level, we are raising awareness of economic security, facilitating better access to…

Our approach in education We know that education has the power to transform a child’s life, give them a more prosperous and healthy future, and help their entire community beat poverty and inequality. Put simply, an education can change everything – so we work hard to give every child the opportunities they need and make sure…

Prioritizing adolescent health rights This important initiative is crucial for Uganda. For many girls and women in the country, gender discrimination is all too common. The available data suggests that one in four girls and women in Kenya between the ages of 15-49 underwent female genital mutilation (FGM). Taken together, the alarming statistics of child…

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You can change the story for one child. When you sponsor a child, you have the incredible experience of seeing your impact firsthand. Sponsoring a child is a personal way to show God’s love to a child in need. For $35 a month, you’ll help that child and their community to stand tall, free from poverty. Use the search tool…

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SUPPORT OUR WORK TODAY Make the right choice – Help those in need!! Give|HOPE – Join the movement to end child poverty. Your donation will support SCOEN’s vital work to advance children’s rights and equality for girls’ growth and development, which will put them on the path toward breaking the pervasive cycles of poverty in their slum…

Volunteer With Us

Volunteer With Us! SCOEN’s volunteer program is a way for people to invest their skills, minds, and hearts in support of SCOEN Uganda’s mission. Our volunteers have the power to increase public awareness about the social-economic issues facing the poorest of the poor. The skills and time volunteers contribute allow SCOEN to free up its resources…