ONGOING PROJECTS

PMI Evolve Project

PERIOD:

February, 2020 – Ongoing

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

The PMI Evolve Project supports PMI and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) missions
and bureaus with the planning, implementing, and monitoring of malaria vector control
programs. PMI Evolve is building on the prior projects’ IRS, ITN, and larval source management (LSM) activities and
entomological monitoring.

ROLE OF CDFU:

CDFU, one of the local partners, leads the implementation of all SBC activities in the targeted IRS Districts, in close collaboration with MOH’s Health promotion and Community Health Divisions, USAID SBCA Activity, Uganda Health Activity (UHA), and Malaria Reduction Activity (MRA),among other Malaria IPs in the region with an overall goal of promoting positive health behaviors towards integrated malaria prevention and control through; addressing myths and misconceptions, and promoting IRS acceptance.

I Decide- MBMF II Project

PERIOD:

2022 – On going

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

I Decide Project seeks to address the SRHR outcomes that characterize; low level of accessibility to appropriate Adolescent Gender Responsive Youth Friendly Services offered by government health facilities, low uptake on contraceptive services and information, & correct knowledge on fertile period, Adolescent pregnancy and the geographic focus having the highest prevalence rate and lack of an enabling legal environment for access to SRHR services including Post Abortion services.

The Project period is 4 year (2022-2025) covering 6 Districts Covered: Lira, Lira City, Alebtong, Kole, Apac, and Kwania. It is funded by MFA Finland through Plan Finland

The overall impact of the project is: Children, adolescent and youth in all their diversity have control over their bodies and future in a healthy, safe and supportive environment.

ROLE OF CDFU:

CDFU work with the religious and cultural leaders to transform practices and relationships and support children, adolescent girls and boys and young people in all their diversity to access and benefit from inclusive and accessible Model School Health programs and create awareness on positive sexuality and healthy behaviors.

CDFU also work with the religious and cultural leaders including opinion leaders to challenge the negative social norms in the communities that prevent up-take of contraception among adolescent girls

A BOLD STEP (OLUTA OLW’OBUVUMU) PROJECT

PERIOD:

 February 1, 2023 – Ongoing

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

A Bold Step is a 30 months project implemented by PLAN international Finland and Uganda together with Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU). Its overall objective is to enable local and grassroot CSOs to contribute to improved adolescent SRHR out come in Uganda. The project targets 2 local/ grassroot CSOs, 11,171 adolescents especially those pregnant and teenage parents, 3,623 parents and care givers, 90 health workers, 122 VHTs and 40 cultural and religious leaders. The project specific objective is to have local and grassroot CSOs working in SRSH in Buyende and Kamuli districts contribute through increased capacities and agency to prevent unintended adolescent pregnancies and support adolescent parents.

ROLE OF CDFU:

CDFU is specifically responsible for output 2: Adolescent boys and girls have increased knowledge of SRHR and adopt positive attitudes and practices towards the prevention of adolescent pregnancies and SGBV.

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