The project targets both conflict affected girls in school and most vulnerable refugee girls by supporting them with livelihood (vocational) training,psycho-social and reproductive health knowledge, sanitary and scholastic materials and start up Kits. The project support babies of the refugee young mothers with funds to care for thier nutrition demands and care takers as the mother embark on training.
On 31st May 2017, 12 girls who had been undergoing training for six months in hairdressing, tailoring and computer skills were handed over their start up kits. The girls were supported with sewing machines and accessories for tailoring; salon equipment and a computer set. The aim of the startup kits is to enable the girls start up their own businesses so that they can be able to change their lives for the better.
|Girls for hairdressing receive their kits to start their own businesses|
The handover of the kits was witnessed by the settlement commandant Mr. Mugenyi David and the sub county chief of Nkoma Mr. Ndagiriye Karemera Alfred who in his remarks thanked RIC-NET for the great work of impacting on other peoples’ lives and urged the girls to work hard so as to change their lives for the better and also change the lives of those around them.
|The tailoring girls receive their kits in the presence of sub county chief Nkoma sub county (L)|