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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|
- 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
- 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