Besides our evangelistic, charity & leadership programs, YOFOCHM is working tirelessly to support the empowerment of girls and young women in Uganda through education sponsorships, hygiene supplies, advocacy programs.
This is because most Girls living in Uganda face a number of challenges that affect their well-being, development and future. Those attending school often face menstruation cycles with no provision of sanitary kits and gender bias dictated by our culture from the past. In poorer or more rural families we serve, it is more difficult for girls to attend school, as education is often considered only important for boys.
Girls in Uganda are more likely to drop out of school, marry early, and experience poverty than their male counterparts. We thus intervened, providing hygiene supplies to over 500 needy girls annually with the aim of keeping them in school,