Hear from Just Like My Child Founder Vivian Glyck and Uganda Country Director Audrey Kanyesigye as they discuss what’s happening on the ground in rural Ugandan communities now that girls are home from school due to COVID19, including the higher risk of Child Marriage.
See firsthand footage of how the team helped crash such a wedding that they were alerted to through their very own Girl Power Hour radio broadcast – a new program recently started to keep sharing the curriculum in whatever ways necessary.
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About Just Like My Child Foundation: About Just Like My Child Foundation: Since its founding in 2006, Just Like My Child Foundation has developed deep partnerships with rural communities in Africa to deliver sustainable programs that address health care, education, microenterprise, social justice, and women/girls’ empowerment. Through that work, JLMC came to understand that empowering vulnerable adolescent girls to amplify their voices and achieve their fullest potential is the most powerful weapon in disrupting the cycle of poverty. Today, Just Like My Child Foundation is focused on expanding its evidence-based, replicable model of girls empowerment, Girl Power Project® Global, beginning in the US with the Lakota Sioux Nation in South Dakota, and in Rishikesh, India. Learn more about our quest to transform the world, one girl at a time, at www.JustLikeMyChild.org