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Project Name: Equitable Access to Quality and Transformational Education in West Nile (EQUATE)

Core Program Area: Community Education

Project Donor: European UnionProject Period: 2022-2024

Project location: Imvepi Refugee Settlement, Teregi District

Project Target group: 61,587 (30,793 boys and 30,794 girls) conflict affected children in AEPs primary and secondary schools in Rhino Camp, Imvepi and Palabek refugee settlements in the West Nile Sub-Region of Uganda

Project Summary:

The program Action aims at increasing access to equitable and inclusive quality education for 61,587 (30,793 boys and 30,794 girls) conflict affected children in Accelerated Education Programme (AEP), primary and secondary schools in Rhino Camp, Imvepi and Palabek refugee settlements in the West Nile Sub-Region of Uganda. It is implemented by a consortium led by World Vision (WV) together with Windle international Uganda (WIU), RICE West Nile and Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD). The Action is addressing the barriers that prevent the most vulnerable out of school children from enrolling to formal and non-formal education programmes and support interventions that increases retention for older children, primary, secondary and AEPs as well as those that support transition of children from AEPs to formal schools (Result 1). It also employs a multidisciplinary and integrated approach to address child protection (CP) concerns identified under the needs assessments through prevention and response mechanisms at school level. (Result 2) Furthermore, the Action is strengthening systems through enabling the functionality of school management structures and empowering communities to advocate and hold the government accountable for improved service delivery in schools. (Result 3). A Crisis Modifier also be activated under result 4 to address educational needs whenever there is a new emergency in West Nile.

Wed 14 Jun 2023