Brief about SHE SOARS
SHE SOARS (SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH – ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT SUPPORTING OUT OF SCHOOL ADOLESCENT RIGHTS AND SKILLS),Is a seven year project from July 2022 to January 2029.Its is targeting Out Of School Adolescent girls to access their needs and rights because they are consistently left out of Traditional Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) programming yet they have the greatest need .The program is A CAD project that aims to increase enjoyment of health related human rights for women and girls rights holders particularly out of school adolescent girls in Uganda. It’s funded by Government of Cananda (Global Affairs) and CARE, with volunteer in kind contributions from Center for Reproductive Rights and Youth Coalition for sexual Reproductive Health and Rights.
The project is implemented in three countries of Zambia, Kenya, and Uganda, whereas in Uganda, its in 4 districts of Terego, Kampala, Arua City, Madi-Okollo and Kampala under the leadership of consortium partners who are UYAHF, Naguru and Reach Out Mbuya respectively.
The project works on three pillars which include Enabling Environment, Health System Strengthening and Advocacy.
To-date, we have reached 710 (F=,225, M=485) stakeholders among which 28 were below 19 years during the subcounty entry meetings and 1200 adolescents (B=420, G=780) have been mapped so far as beneficiaries to part of the weekly sessions. All these are below 19 years of age.
We have also been able to identify 14 (B=7, G=7) Peer facilitators below the age of 24 who have been trained about the ADH Curriculum which has to be passed on to the adolescents on the weekly basis as well conduct door to door visits through the outreach approach to ensure that many more adolescents from different households are reached per month.