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CASEY FOUNDATION

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In today’s Crisis caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic, the need for basic needs has hit hard our most Vulnerable Communities in Eastern Uganda, that’s why as Casey Foundation, we have embarked on a fundraising drive to aid 50 households of married young girls acquire fundamental business skills and a startup business as well and 50 young girls at a risk of becoming child brides and teenage mothers to acquire full complete skilling and training course as an empowerment tool. Having a startup business will enable these married young girls to earn a livelihood. This is the reason why we need campaign fundraiser to push the drive for fund to carry out this project.

We also seek ambassadors to help us spread the organisation mission and vision.

We are also seeking for a website developer to support in designing the website so we can share with public what we do.

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About CASEY FOUNDATION

Location:

Kampala Uganda, Kampala Uganda, East Africa 256, UG

Mission Statement

Casey Foundation is a not for profit organization that helps vulnerable girls and their families avoid incidences of child marriage and teenage pregnancy through advocacy, education and skilling, sexual reproductive health rights, community mobilization and sensitization, provision of entrepreneurial capacity and opportunities especially to those from the poor rural areas and disadvantaged group settings.

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FORMATION OF CASEY FOUNDATION
The organisation was founded and incorporated in 2020 following a story that aired on NBS TV, a local television station on 6th June 2020 in Lwanda village, Luuka district in Eastern Uganda where a 13 year old pupil of primary five got pregnant and in her narration said," the man bought me a bottle of soda, a cake, gave me 2000 UGX (less than 1 USD) and promised to buy me a dress. I had sex with him, I conceived and now thinking of abortion but life is hard." This formed Casey Formation.

OUR VISION: To see a world free of child marriages and teenage pregnancies where girls live to their full potential.

OUR MISSION: To fight and end child marriages and teenage pregnancies through education, skilling, advocacy, mentorship and empowerment for young vulnerable girls to attain their full potential.

OBJECTIVES OF CASEY FOUNDATION.

  • To educate and rally parents and community members about child marriage and teenage pregnancy.
  • To encourage enforcement of supportive laws and policies against child marriage and teenage pregnancy.
  • To empower girls with information, skills and support networks.
  • To enhance girls' access to high quality education through providing economic support and incentives to them and their families.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Web Design
  • Organization Design
  • Child Advocacy
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • No criminal record

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