CCF lobbies, advocates, and sensitizes members of the local government and communities on the rights of children; gathers information regarding defilement, abuse, negligence, and insults; provides psycho-social counseling to children and families, and works with sub-county authorities to incorporate child protection into annual work plans and laws.
To protect the rights of children, develop child protection strategies, and provide care for victims
- Provides psycho-social counseling to children and families and trains social workers in this area
- Refers children with special needs to hospitals, NGOs, and schools
- Implements advocacy campaigns through radio programs, public debates, brochures, and booklets
- Provides livelihood and scholastic support to children infected or affected by HIV/AIDs, physically and sexually abused children, war-affected children, and other highly vulnerable children and youth
- Supports youth groups and Peace Clubs that provide community-based support for vulnerable youth and children
This project ‘’Access to formal and informal education to vulnerable girls and adolescent mothers in post conflict in Nwoya District’’ is a three-year project (March 2018 – August 2020), with support of Caritas Switzerland. It aims at providing access to formal and informal education to vulnerable girls and adolescent mothers in Nwoya District. The project targets vulnerable girls and young mothers aged 13-24 years.
Objectives of the project
- Increase self-sustainability of Nwoya Girls’ Academy.( Business enterprises ; School farm, cottages and diary production)
- Increase the number of vulnerable girls and adolescent mothers accessing forma education at project-supported education institution.( Nwoya Girls Secondary School)
- Increase reporting, referrals and effective handling of female GBV cases in Nwoya District.(Gender Based Violence women Shelter)