Inclusive Mentorship to Promote the Rights and Wellbeing of Girls with Disabilities

After obtaining a degree in educational psychology with a focus in social work, Dorca learned signed language through her church. The next year, she interned at Sansão Mutemba Secondary School,…

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Claris’ Story: Living My Father’s Dream

It is every little girl’s dream to make her father proud. But for Claris Chada, age 23 years, that hope was taken away in 2010 when her father died, leaving…  Read More

International Profiles on EdTech: The Ayedi Project

Photo by Smart Money International    Uganda, like other East African nations, has made impressive advancements in mobile phone usage and penetration in recent years through the widespread distribution of…  Read More

WEI/Bantwana Convenes Meeting to Respond to Child Marriage in Malawi

How do you tackle a social problem as deeply entrenched as child marriage? Despite the concerted efforts of many donors and implementing partners over the years, child marriage remains widespread…  Read More

Osama J stands in front of his school in Western, Uganda.

Students Aid in Cultivating a Non-Violent, Supportive School Setting

Osama J., 15, decided to support his female classmates by sewing and distributing reusable sanitary pads so that girls in his class could comfortably study. Osama, a member of the Child’s…  Read More

Vailet Mollel, Bantwana’s Social Welfare Technical Lead, provides an overview of how the project developed Tanzania's first integrated HIV case management system, which links key populations (adolescent girls and young women, people living with HIV, orphans and vulnerable children) to the necessary health and social welfare services with the goal of eradicating HIV in the country by 2020.

Bantwana Acknowledged at Annual Social Welfare Conference in Tanzania

Bantwana is the technical lead for social welfare on the Community Health and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening Project (CHSSP) in Tanzania. Through CHSSP, we support national-level collaboration, leadership and capacity building…  Read More