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Child torture (wound from melted jerrican)

Child torture (wound from melted jerrican)

PROJECT: “Combating Silent Violence Against Younger Children in the Post Conflict Districts of Northern Uganda”

Department: Social Protection

BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT

FAPAD in partnership with Plan International, Lango Samaritan Initiative (LSIO) and Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) is currently implementing this three year (2013-2016) project.

The project aims at strengthening the capacity of families in northern Uganda to care for and protect children aged 0-8 years against violence through improved relations in homes, functional community child protection structures and systems and a comprehensive government policy on violence against children.

This project covers 5 districts of Lira, Alebtong, Dokolo, Kole and Apac, with a target of 10 sub-counties in the mentioned districts. The project therefore works through an interconnected web on three components of;

a)R-1 Early Childhood Care and Development,

b)R-2StrengtheningCommunity-based child protection structures & Systems and

c) R-3 Effective policies and legislations for protection of children.

FAPAD is therefore responsible for accomplishment of Result 2 and performing actions to achieve this result and will be in charge of coordinating small grants, while LSIO for Result 1 and UWOPA R3.

Plan International is responsible for coordinating and providing technical support to partners.

Specific objective/Title of the project:

To contribute to the reduction of all forms of violence against children of 0-8 years by 2016

    • Donor: European Union (EU)
    • Outcome (s) of the project

Outcome indicator for result 2

    • 50 child protection committees (CPCs) at community level established and functional in the 5 districts;
    • 5 child protection working groups at district level (sub-national level) established and functional;
    • At least 7 agencies per district actively participating in child protection working groups, coordination meetings, and other child protection forums;
    • # of children (exact number to be set during the baseline study) who report receiving support from Community based Child Protection Committees and sub national structures;

Target category/group /beneficiaries of the project

    • children between 0-8 years

Target number of the beneficiaries

    • 45,000 children between 0-8 years, 22,500 families i.e. parents and parenting groups, 50 child protection committees and 5 child protection working groups in the five districts.

Geographical location of the project

AlebtongOmoro & Amugu

District (s) Sub County (s)
Lira Agweng & Aromo
Kole Alito & Bala
Apac Aduku & Apac
Dokolo Adeknino & Okwongodu

Project period

    • Start date:  November 2013
    • End date :  October 2016

Activity Code and Name:Act code: 2.2. Case Management

Name of Sub topic (s)/Theme (s)/session (s)/item to be conducted during activity / training/meeting etc above in this month

    • Guidance and counseling
    • Detecting abuse
    • Referrals
    • Family meetings/mediation
    • Follow up and suport

Duration needed to handle sub topic (s)/theme (s)/session (s) till completion e.g. 3 months/60 days/1 year

    • The duration required for case management is 3 years in the entire project cycle.

Duration needed to handle sub topic (s)/theme (s)/session (s) in this month e.g. 1 or 2 days etc

    • Entire month of May, effective 2nd to 31st 2016

Number of beneficiaries/stakeholders/participants expected to attend each training/meeting/sub topic/theme/session in this month

    • An estimate of 150 cases of survivors of violence is expected to be received and managed.

Venue (s) of each sub topic/theme/session/training/meeting in this month (Put actual venue, its village, parish, sub county and district)

    • Counseling room in main office Lira, Police station/out post in Dokolo, Alebtong, Kole, Lira and Apac, office of probation and CDO’s in Lira, Alebtong, Dokolo, Kole and Apac.

Responsible person (s) to handle each sub topic/theme/session/training/meeting in this month (Put name and Title)

    • Probation officers, Occa Jackson, Okello Piers,
    • Community Development Officer- Alwedo Moly, Sara Acen, Franko
    • Police in charge of children: Akello Josephine, Margaret, Akao Mary, Okello Francis, Odur Micheal , Akullu Beatrice.
    • Project officer-FAPAD

Expected Immediate output (s)/outcome (s)/result (s) arising out of conducting each sub topic/theme/session/item/meeting etc

Expected output                                                  Expected outcomes

    • # of cases received and managed                    – re-union of broken families
    • # of families visited & counseled                        – Shared responsibilities

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FAPAD supports vulnerable people especially women in Lango.

FAPAD supports vulnerable people especially women in Lango.

FAPAD supports vulnerable people especially women in Lango, Northern Uganda, protect and exercise their natural resource rights.

Project: Trocaire Interim II

Brief back ground of the project

Trocaire is one of the donors which have been funding FAPAD since 2009 under livelihood program. Trocaire interim program is being implemented in the sub county of Barr (Onywako, Ayira, Olilo, Abunga and Ayamo parishes) and Ngetta, (Iwal, Telela, Anyomorem and Ongica parishes) Lira district since 2015 up to 2017 February. This project has targeted 800 households (500 female and 300 male) both directly and indirectly.

Objective of the project

    • To ensure that vulnerable people especially women living in Lango, Northern Uganda are engaged in the sustainable use and management of land and other natural resources.
    • To support vulnerable people especially women in Lango, Northern Uganda, protect and exercise their natural resource rights.

Duration of the project

    • The Project started in March 2016 and will end in February 2017

Donor

FAPAD has done a number of activities in this interim program which includes;

    • Practical training on agro ecology which involves; compost manure making, liquid manure making, plant tea making.
    • Training on community dialogue basically environmental protection among others.

compost manure

energy saving stoves
Beneficiaries of Ngetta sub county, Iwal parish in the groups of Neno idiro, Bed imar and Obanga marowa during the demonstration of agro ecology component (compost making)

As a result of FAPAD’s intervention, beneficiaries of Barr sub county Onywako parish in the group of Po pirwa and Gam igwoki buying the energy saving stove. It’s made by FINSP

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Baseline survey has been ongoing

Baseline survey has been ongoing

Department: Good Governance

BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT

Facilitation for Peace and Development (FAPAD) with support from Trocaire is implementing a one year project that builds on previous interventions with focus on governance and human rights. We believe that access to quality service delivery is a fundamental human right which if strengthened will improve quality of life among the population in Lango sub-region. Good governance department is therefore working to ensure that participation of women and men alongside improved responsiveness by duty bearers in post conflict Lango becomes a reality.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Title of the project

Strengthening access to quality service delivery by women and men in Lango sub-region

Specific objectives

    • To strengthen participation of women and men to improve access to quality service delivery
    • To improve responsiveness of local government to quality service delivery in 18 target sub-counties.

Donor Trocaire

Outcomes of the project

    • Improved quality of life among men, women and children in Lango sub-region.
    • Increased participation by men and women in decision making processes especially in the areas of production, education and health.
    • Improved response by duty bearers to the concern of citizens in relation to service delivery.

Target category/group /beneficiaries of the project

Men, women and vulnerable children

Target number of the beneficiaries

The project will target 7,336 (4,500 Male and 2,836 Female) direct beneficiaries. However, 2,723 (1,923 Female and 800 Male) relevant stakeholders will indirectly benefit from the project.

Geographical location of the project

District (s) Sub County (s)
Lira Barr, Agweng & Agali
Kole Ayer, Akalo & Alito
Oyam Iceme, Minakulu & Ngai

Purpose (s) of activity above in regards to the project

It is meant to ascertain the current status of citizen participation in decision making processes and local government responsiveness to the demands of citizens in the project target areas so that indicators modified.

The approach will be Focus Group Discussion guided by the baseline survey tool (find it attached under Resources).

60 participants are expected to attend the survey from each target sub-county.