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Isabella Unzia
Posted January 27, 2019 from Uganda
Expired on March 31, 2019
Male involvement in Family planning
We need men to understand the importance of family planning.

Humans Alike Initiative is a community Based Organization in Wakiso district in Uganda. We have volunteer programs for people who love working with young girls and women. We have provided sexual and reproductive health services to 1500 girls and women. However our target is 10,000.
Our activities include;
1. Training adolescent girls and young women in family planning methods and use.
2. Family planning counseling
3. Health education
4. Home visits to child mothers
5. Games and sports
6. Tour of Kampala city.

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Each volunteer is required to pay 250 dollars per week which caters for the following;
1. Airport pickup
2. Lodging
3. 3 meals per day
4. Transportation to the volunteering site
5. Mentorship
6. Tour of Kampala and farewell goat roasting
5. Transport back to the airport

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Jill Langhus
Jan 27
Jan 27

Hi Isabella,

Thanks for sharing your noble and important initiative. Good luck with it. I hope you reach your target goal. Please keep us posted on the outcome:-)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 24
Aug 24

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.