"23 Years of Enhancing Girls' and Women's Education for Development" 1997-2020
Introduction FAWE Uganda in Partnership with Amelo Technical Institute with support from ENABEL is to implement a skills development program in Adjumani district aimed at building the capacity of vulnerable girls, women and youth in employable and sustainable skills for better comes.
This is in response to the backdrop that Women’s rights to education and gainful employment constitute fundamental human rights, enshrined in the international human rights framework for the protection of human rights.
It is against this background that FAWE Uganda Founded in 1997, is one of the 34 national chapters of FAWE across Africa, in Partnership with Amelo Technical Institute received funding worth 1,014,226,132 Uganda shillings from Enabel to implement a year’s (Oct 2019-Oct 2020) skills development program in three sub counties in Adjumani district; Itirikwa, Ciforo, and Pachara and respective settlements of Mungula 1&2, Agojo and Alere.
The project targets 400 girls, young women and youth, comprising a 50:50 ratios for refugees and host community respectively, who will be trained in two cohorts.
General Objective : Vulnerable girls, both female and male youth and women are empowered through skills training to generate sustainable incomes that improves livelihoods
Specific Objective SO1: Provide capacity building to equip 400 vulnerable girls, youth and women from the host and refugee communities of Adjumani district with employable and marketable skills by October 2020.
Specific Objective SO2: Form linkages for the vulnerable and marginalized girls, youth and women to employment and market opportunities (40% employable and 60% to start up small and micro businesses either in groups or as individual enterprises.