Tilbage

Creating structures for rural youth leader’s mobilization, capacitating, and mentoring for more effective execution of their policy making and development roles within the Uganda Local Government system – a pilot in Yumbe and Mayuge districts.

Organisation:

Civil Connections Community Foundation (CCCF)

Pulje:

Civilsamfundspuljen

Bevillingstype:

Medborgerindsats

Projekt start:

01.02.2021

Projekt slut:

30.04.2022

Beviliget beløb:

499.757,00 kr.

Samlet buget:

499.757,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
  • Mål 4: Kvalitetsuddannelse
  • Mål 5: Ligestilling mellem kønnene
  • Mål 16: Fred, retfærdighed og stærke institutioner
  • Mål 17: Partnerskaber for handling

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Uganda

Lokale partnere:

  • Network for Active Citizens -NAC

Overordnede mål :

Our project’s overall aim is to pilot and develop a grassroots based structure for mobilization, capacitating, mentoring and long-term motivation of youth leaders and youth policy makers at the lower local government level (parish & sub county) in Uganda, in understanding how; Local Governments operate, what their roles as leaders in this system are, understanding processes around budget allocations, decision making, and how one gets youth issues into the decision/policy agenda, as well as advocacy for & influence of policy.

Umiddelbare mål :

1. To mobilizing and capacitate (with skills, methods, mentoring, motivation) at least 60 youth and CSOs leaders to be better fitted to carry out their roles in local governance representation and policymaking, how the local government system functions, budget advocacy, accountability tracking, productive dialogues, programs monitoring, evaluation & consequently make meaningfully influential policy. 2. To facilitate more regular popular interfaces between the youth leaders and youths they represent in their local government jurisdictions in form of quarterly round tables and meetings, as a way of systematizing the need for this, increasing their accountability to their constituencies, and providing platforms for policy inputs. 3. Facilitate the development of strong grassroots-based policy inputs, analysis, discussion, commentary, information development, and evidence-based engagements, through initiating a Community Journalists Volunteers (CJV) program.

Målgrupper :

- The at least 17 NAC staff and volunteers that will be involved in the project - 53 youth leaders under objective 1 (training & mentoring) distributed as follows o 31 NYC structure representatives at the parish and sub-country level (6 male & 4 female) o 18 females from the sub county and parish district women councils (100% female) o 4 Subcounty representatives for people with disability (PWDs) – 50% female to male - 480 youths (+ the 82 leaders above) through community parliaments with equal representation if genders. - 160 other institutional actor representatives reached through interfacing with institutional actor dialogues - 40 local government committees’ representatives reached through leaders & sector committee meetings - At least 10 (5 per district) staff members of the offices of the Sub county Community Development officer - The 10 community journalists (5 from each participating sub county) with a 50:50 gender distribution. - The offices of the Community Development Officers (CDOs) in the two districts - And 6 (2 per CSO) representatives of the 3 local CSOs/NGOs that we will identify to voluntarily work closely with and mentor them to localize the program into their activity structures.

Resume:

We aim is to pilot & develop a grassroots-based structure for mobilization, capacitating, & mentoring of youth leaders at the lower local government level in Uganda. Specific objectives include: (1). To mobilizing and capacitate youth and CSOs leaders to be better fitted to carry out their roles in local governance representation and policymaking. (2). To facilitate more regular popular interfaces between the youth leaders and youths they represent in their local government jurisdictions in form of quarterly round tables and meetings, as a way of systematizing the need for this, increasing their accountability to their constituencies, and providing platforms for policy inputs. And (3). Facilitate the development of strong grassroots-based policy inputs, analysis, discussion, commentary, information development, and evidence-based engagements, through initiating a Community Journalists Volunteers (CJV) program.