COMMUNITY DRIVEN APPROACHES TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN KASESE
In November 2015 RIDE AFRICA a member of RWECO secured funding from EACF to implement a one year pilot project under the theme ‘Community-led mechanisms to prevent violence against children and adolescents in Kasese District, Rwenzori Region’. However, after the implementation of the pilot project successfully, EACF granted the consortium a three year contract where the project was implemented in 8 sub counties of Kasese district by 4 RWECO member organizations (KALI, GHFRD, RIDE AFRICA and RICNET) as well as Kasese Guide Radio (KGR) which runs on a commercial basis and has a wider listenership to host weekly radio talk shows for the project. The name was also changed to community driven approaches to prevent violence against
children in Kasese.
- RIDE AFRICA implements in two sub counties that is kitswamba and Maliba Sub County. It is operating in 4 schools in Ibuga, Kitswamba SDA, Nkaiga and Kyanya SDA primary school. It works with two women and two youth groups from each sub county, 10 households in the school environment and structures like 08 model couples and 60 child rights ambassadors. COMMUNITY DRIVEN APPROACHES TO PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN KASESE.
From the previous report, RIDE AFRICA is a member of RWECO and implements with (KALI, GHFRD, RIDE AFRICA and RICNET) as well as Kasese Guide Radio (KGR) the ‘community-led mechanisms to prevent violence against children and adolescents project in 8 sub counties of Kasese District, Ruwenzori Region’ with funding from EACF.
RIDE AFRICA has continued to implement in to sub counties of Kitswamba and Maliba and in 4 schools that is Ibuga, Kitswamba SDA, Nkaiga and Kyanya SDA primary school.
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