Development Uganda

Mayimunah’s Fight for Safe Schools

Recently, we had the privilege of speaking with Mayimunah, the secretary of the Brilliant Club at a primary school in Mukono, Uganda. This student-led club operates under the guidance of focal teachers who facilitate the “good schools” intervention as part of Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund’s, (CRVPF) Prevention of Violence Against Children and Young People program (PVAC). The intervention’s primary goal is to cultivate safe school environments that are free from violence and allow a child to begin and complete their education. During our conversation, we delved into Mayimunah’s role in the club and explored the significant impact it has had on her school community.

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From Job Loss to Entrepreneurial Triumph: Joanna’s Journey Through Vocational Training

The Youth and Capacity Development was a two-year emergency program in partnership with Mastercard Foundation under the Covid 19 Recovery and Resilience Program (CRRP). Through the program, Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund (CRVPF) set out to build the capacity of up to 80 community-based organizations led by females and youth to respond to the

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From a CBO to an NGO: How CRVPF is developing and strengthening capacities

Arise Katabalanga Foundation was established in 2017 as a community-based organization (CBO) with a primary focus on child protection in Katabalanga ward, Mubende, Uganda. Today, through collaborative efforts with Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund (CRVPF) including a series of capacity-building initiatives facilitated by CRVPF, AKF has is now a registered non-governmental organization, expanding its impact nationally, moving beyond its initial community-centric approach.

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CRVPF’s Board Meeting: Navigating Progress, Challenges, and Future Initiatives

Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund (CRVPF) is a regional intermediary organization working across East Africa to prevent all forms of violence against children and young people. In pursuit of this overarching mission, we established various structures, including a Board of Trustees who plays a crucial role in providing oversight and strategic direction to guide

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“I have a hairdressing business now; no one can take advantage of me anymore’: Ritah’s Journey from Exploitation to Empowerment

Five years ago, Ritah, 18, joined one of the twenty safe spaces in Luwero, managed by Luwero Cluster partners and supported and funded by Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund’s, Adolescent Girl’s Power Program (AGPP) grant. Ritah joined the safe space after she reached a tipping point, having been consistently underpaid or not paid whilst

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Bridging Hope: Launching the “Building Adolescent Girls’ Power Project” in Kilifi, Kenya

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2023, a significant initiative launched in Kilifi, Kenya, named, “Building Adolescent Girls Power” (BAGP). The BAGP project is a collaborative effort of the Binti Pwani Cluster, which includes Youth Voices and Action Initiative (YVAI) and Youth for Sustainable Development (YSD). This project was made possible through support and funding from the

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