Educational subsidies

Bigasa Sub county coordinator screening and ensuring confidentiality at Bulenga village

Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) who are in school but at risk of dropping out of school are supported with Educational subsidies. For Adolescent Girls to qualify for this support, they must have missed 5 or more school days for reasons of not having school fees or having to go back home to work.

The Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) are provided with scholastic material that includes books, pens, pencils, a geometry set, a ream of paper and sanitary pads. They are also provided with school fees for 2 terms.

The parents of these Adolescent Girls are then trained in an Income Generating Activities (IGA) of their choice following which they are given a start-up.

After the support for 2 term, the parents/caregivers of the Adolescent Girls are expected to take on the school fees support for the Adolescent Girls .

Both the Adolescent Girls and parents are then followed up.

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