The project launch with donor and partners looked at increasing community participation and accountability. On this project we work with different partners; Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum, Elite youth of Uganda organization and Mbale Network of young People Living with HIV/AIDS and the Project was implemented in Bududa, Manafwa, Sironko, Bulambuli and Kapchorwa district.
An increased access and uptake of Sexual Reproductive Health Services with minimized Gender Based Violence.
Mbale Network of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS, Elite youth of Uganda and its partners together with funding from Mt. Elgon Agroforestry Communities Cooperative Enterprise Limited developed a response plan amidst Covid- 19 to engage men and boys to support the SRHR and GBV needs of women and girls to ensure good health and wealth of household members. In response to SRHR & GBV MEACCE LTD Together with Mbale Network of Young People Living with HIV and Elite youth of Uganda The project looked at;
Building capacity for farmers to enhance gender roles for young people as SRHR/GBV/HIV Champions.
Establishing a practical approach to report and respond to cases of Gender Based Violence through our SGBV helpline
Building community – led structures that responds to GBV, HIV and SRHR needs of communities
Increase sexual reproductive health service demand and uptake to reduce on the transmission of STI’s including HIV, maternal deaths, unintended pregnancies, and Teenage pregnancies. Offer a platform with district CSO’s and stakeholders to support community SRHR/GBV/HIV needs.
Women and Girl empowerment; The purpose is to enable women and girls to gain control over the sources of power, especially economically and socially, through awareness raising and capacity building, leading to greater participation in the decision-making process, control and transformative action. Conducted community drives to demystify SRHR/HIV/GBV myths through Community Drives to provide effective information.
Hold Community Dialogues to share SRHR/GBV/HIV challenges, solutions, recommendations and experiences while accessing Sexual Reproductive Health Services in health facilities as recipients of the services and link community members and their leader on referral