Our impact

Over the last 20 years Act4Africa has changed attitudes, transformed communities, and saved lives across East Africa

 

We have achieved a lot and with your help, we can make an even bigger difference

Provided almost two million people with HIV/AIDS and sexual health awareness training

Tested around 100,000 people for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections

Distributed around 300,000 condoms to communities in Uganda

Educated over 300,000 about gender equality

 

Provided quality early-years’ education to over 100 children through our own  Kindergarten

 

Provide life skills, financial literacy and business enterprise skills to over 9000 disadvantaged women and girls

 

Supported 13 girls since 2018 to progress through higher education as part of our Grow A Girl programme

Provided 35 households with reliable grain storage silos, giving them reliable food security for up to twenty years

 

Run agronomy training sessions for the community increasing their knowledge and equipping them with simple, cost effective ways to improve their yields, family nutrition and income

 

Provided goats and animal husbandry training to women and girls, improving their economic independence and standing in the community

Enabled young women to set up over 1,200 business enterprises and gain economic independence

 

Improved economic participation of over 1,600 young women through training in business, basic finance and book-keeping

 

Established over 90 women’s savings groups, improving access to savings and loans

We have also responded quickly and effectively to the impact of COVID-19 and heavy flooding in Western Uganda, reaching over 500,000 people through radio education, emergency food parcels, the provision of PPE, and the distribution of learning resources

The impact we have made has been achieved by leaving a sustainable and lasting impact on beneficiaries and their communities

We confront gender inequalities, impacting on the root of problems causing life-long harm and discrimination

 

We tackle gender, health and education issues amongst young people, building firm foundations for future generations

 

We strengthen communities economically, helping to create a more stable, secure and sustainable future

 

We empower and enable people to help themselves

 

We use partnerships and collaboration to strengthen our work

 

We operate at the grass roots level to ensure we reach the most disadvantaged

 

We focus on youth and their energy and potential

 

We use performance, role-play, drama and storytelling, to share information successfully and impactfully

 

We react quickly and flexibly to the needs of our beneficiaries, working with them to adapt our programmes when necessary

Take a look at our impact reports

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We really appreciate your support for Act4Africa. Without your help, it wouldn’t be possible to continue our work in tackling gender inequality, changing lives and giving hope to women and girls in Africa.