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  • Posted by: scoen
  • 2018-08-10

Girl-Friendly Latrine to Boost School Attendance

Overriding goal of the project is to ensure Girls from 5 schools in Soroti District, Uganda will not have to miss school simply because they are menstruating. The project aims to install sanitary facilities by construction of 5 VIP Latrines, each with a water tank (rain harvest), well-furnished changing room for girls, and provision of

  • Posted by: scoen
  • 2018-08-10

Drinking water for a primary school in Uganda

SCOEN plans to connect tap water to Akaikai Primary School which is a government aided school found in Soroti, Uganda and the only better performing school. Akaikai has a Population of 1034 pupils and is a beneficiary of SCOEN’s WASH Program (Girl-Friendly Latrines to girls school attendance) whereby a latrine is been constructed. You donation

  • Posted by: scoen
  • 2018-08-10

Girls Parliament to end child marriage in Uganda

SCOEN proposes an innovative approach to end child marriage through the use of digital technologies. We aim to provide young and teenaged girls with the tools they need to participate in community decision-making to take charge of their own futures. Through the creation of “Digital Learning Clubs and Spaces” and “Life Schools” for girls and

Lessons learned: how to set up a village savings and loan association

After setting up a successful savings group pilot in the Arapai Sub County, Soroti, SCOEN share tips for other NGOs starting a VSLA After it generated more than an average 40% return on investment for savers, showed evidence of benefits for women and reducing tension between ethnic groups, we are scaling up our pilot village

Violence in school affects learning for both girls and boys

While boys and girls can be both victims and perpetrators of SRGBV, girls are often at greater risk of sexual violence, whilst boys are often more exposed to corporal punishment and bullying. Teachers and school staff -important partners addressing SRGBV – can also be perpetrators, in some cases acting with impunity. Poorly enforced legislation, inadequate

  • Posted by: scoen
  • 2018-03-05

Uganda declares ending HIV/AIDS by 2030

Uganda has adopted a Political Declaration by the United Nations General Assembly, to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 within the framework of the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Uganda was one of the member states at the United Nations General Assembly high level meeting on ending AIDS in New York, United States of America, that

Child marriage around Uganda

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 poverty. Many parents marry their daughters in the hope of securing their financial security. Bride price can also a motivation for parents: a younger bride means a higher bride price for

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