AFRIpads are high-quality reusable sanitary pads are a cost-effective menstrual hygiene solution for girls in rural areas. They help girls maintain good hygiene and are critical for staying healthy and in school. Just Like My Child Foundation partners with AFRIpads to provide all Girl Power Project® Camp participants with this essential resource. AFRIpads is committed to helping women and girls break the barriers that menstruation creates in their lives and to helping them rise to their full potential. www.afripads.com
Bishop Asili Hospital provides HIV outreach education and testing to communities participating in the Girl Power Project in central Uganda’s Luwero District.
Uganda’s Central Police force provides self-defense training to girls in Girl Power Project Club sessions.
FIDA Uganda provides legal support for girls and community training through Project Justice. www.fidauganda.org
Girls Not Brides Uganda (GNB-U) is a National Alliance that hosts over 60 member organizations in an effort to end child marriage in Uganda. GNB-U became an official partner of Girls NotBrides Global in 2016; the alliance works at the national, regional and district level through building capacity of its members to raise awareness on ending child marriage. www.girlsnotbrides.org
Mentor Coach Empower provides entrpreneurship curriculum and training through Girl Power Project Club sessions. www.facebook.com/mceuganda
Population Council provides training and support in gold standard girl-centered program design. www.popcouncil.org
Reproductive Health Uganda provides reproductive health education in Girl Power Project Club sessions. www.rhu.or.org
Save for Health Uganda provides support in identifying Girl Power Advocates, trusted adults in the community who support and advocate for girls. www.shu.org.ug
As of 2017, the Girl Power Project has reached over 3,500 girls at 47 primary schools in central Uganda. Just Like My Child Foundation aims to reach 50-80% of girls aged 12-15 in a community with this curriculum that's delivered through an intensive two year program.
In 2016, JLMC accepted former First Lady Michelle Obama’s invitation to make a commitment to reach an additional 10,000 girls through her Let Girls Learn initiative at the United State of Women Summit in Washington, DC. Today, with the adoption of evidence-based industry standards and best practices for girl-focused programming, JLMC is committed to equipping 20,000 vulnerable adolescent girls with the tools that will empower them to stay in school. www.letgirlslearn.gov
As a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in 2015, JLMC made a CGI Commitment to Action to reach 10,000 girls through the Girl Power Project.
About the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI): Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)—an initiative of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation—convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 180 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date, members of the CGI community have made nearly 3,200 commitments, improving the lives of more than 430 million people in over 180 countries.
CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting focused on collaborative solutions to economic recovery in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which brings together undergraduate and graduate students to address pressing challenges in their community or around the world. For more information, visit clintonglobalinitiative.org and follow us on Twitter @ClintonGlobal and Facebook at facebook.com/clintonglobalinitiative.