Early marriages forcing more girls out of school
When Esther Khamitsya, dropped out of school in senior three to get married, her parents were unenthusiastic. One year down the road, she was forced to abort her first child to allow her return to school...... Read More
Construction of Latrines in Slums in Kampala
JfCU constructed a five stance pit latrine for Bwaise slums a Kampala surburb. The latrines were commissioned and handed over to Bwaise community.... Read More
JfCU trains counselor to prevent Violence against children
On Friday, February 22, 2013, Joy for Children, concluded a one week training of counselors on preventing violence against children. A total number of 36 people were trained from the three districts of Kabarole, Kyenjojo and Bundibugyo districts....
Girls Not Brides Uganda: The Uganda Alliance to End Early Marriage and Prevention of Violence against Children
Kampala | Uganda, On the 29th January 2013, Joy for Children Uganda Launched Girls Not Brides: The Uganda Alliance to End Early Marriages and the prevention of Violence Against Children initiatives!
This was a way to put across the woes of the girl child, who faces forceful early marriage, depriving her of her childhood, visions, dreams, and aspirations because many believe her place is no better than in the kitchen...