Public Health Program
This is the program that takes 75% of our activities and budget. We are very focusing on HIV/AIDS, TB, Maralia and other diseases that affect young people than others prevention through education and advocacy. we carried out a project funded below:
Using Soccer in Limiting HIV/AIDS among Power girls Project (USLPGP)
Organizing a football competition in eastern province of Rwanda between 20 youth girl’s agriculture cooperatives and through this competition provide HIV/AIDS and reproductive health education, reducing stigma dangers.
The project main activities were:
- To mobilize cultivator young girls in eastern province and put them in 20 teams according to their sectors and organize a football tournament which is not only for competition and leisure but an opportunity of providing HIV/AIDS and reproductive health information to fans and young girls.
- To recruit and train 30 volunteers from UYRD about HIV/AIDS and work in the project
- To provide the young girls’ awareness on HIV/AIDS, unwanted pregnancies and sexual violence prevention and management through providing peer counseling and education sessions to the girls football teams.