Improved Sexual and Reproductive Health of Children and Youth in Uganda
Some of Our Youth Benefit from Services of a Midwife from Luweero hospital during
one of our ANC plus sessions
Youth Alive Uganda aims at increasing access to Sexual Reproductive Health information and services for the youth through provision of age appropriate , integrated, and youth responsive SRH information and services that include; SRH information and services, Linkages to psychosocial support, Promoting conducive and Facilitating enrolment and retention of HIV positive children, youth and their caregivers into HIV care and walking them through the journey of Viral Load suppression, We facilitate attitude and norms change at personal and community level that in turn improves uptake of health services.
Our key innovation in skilling is creation of mobile vocational skilling centers, the model targets hard to reach illiterate Youth, A labor survey is conducted to identify skills gaps, the youth are then mobilized into training cohorts based on desired skills arising from identified gaps, local artisans are identified for specific required skills and trained in participatory training methodologies and youth engagement principles ,community structures are then identified and modified into fully equipped training centers were the youth are then taken through a 3 months hands on skilling conducted by local artisans and later a one month apprenticeship conducted in temporary workshops set up by trainees and supported by local artisans upon completion of the four months training program trainees are examined by Directorate of Industrial training for level One certification