Alliance for children and youth –Uganda a nongovernmental organization based in Rwakingi village Bugoye sub-county Kasese district yesterday launched an extension project of ending child marriage and teenage pregnancies in Maliba and Bugoye sub-counties.
Presiding over the launch held at their premises in Rwakingi village, the Assistant chief administrative officer for Kasese Mr. Biryande Dan asked the board to extend the project to other sub-counties in the district that have similar challenges of early marriages.
Mr Biryande speaking………
The organization chairperson Board Mr. Sowedi Kithanywa urged leaders of Maliba sub-county where the project has been extended to cooperate with leaders of Bugoye in the implementation of the project.
Mr Sowedi speaking…….
The executive Director Alliance for children and youth –Uganda Ms. Jovia Kabugho said that the project is exoected to also address sexual reproductive health and economic empowerement among girls.
Mrs Jovia speaking…….
Meanwhile the area LC1 chairperson Rwaking village Mr. Mulibanga Paulo pledged support to the project.