AGYW (Adoloscent girls and young women) programme

The programme was initiate before the lockdown in March, soon after the regulations were eased we commenced with the project outline.

The first session conducted with the Young girls and Woman was focusing on Family Planning, Hygiene and other related diseases. Through observation we have seen a number of young girls between the age of 13-27 not pregnant with the first child but some on the second child. Majority of this girls through our Household Assessment have not completed Matric those between the age of 18-27 years, some have resulted to seasonal work in the local farms.

Currently we have 10 girls from Masakaneng who are under our Scholarship programme in partnership with Creative Minds, This is a 12 Month Programme aiming at equipping them with the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows and Office. We also have 12 girls in Sephaku on the same programme under the partnership of Broadway Legacy foundation and  Sekhukhue SOS Children Village.

AGYW SISTERPACK PROGRAMME

The Sisterpack is a child within the Broadway Legacy Foundation, Facilitated by Kgaugelo Mogoto and Bassie Mogafe, this drive will ensure that the young girls receive health talks, Sanitary and toiletry pack. The young girls have to register to be part of the Sisterpack also a concern form need to be signed for girls younger than 18 years.

The Sisterpack is divided into three(3) groups :

  • Age 9-14 years ( Primary Group)
  • Age 15-19 years (High Group)
  • Age 20-29 years(Tech Group)

 

Each group will have a facilitator and topic outlines.

The Sisterpack has already started operating, The official launch will be on the 26th September 2020. Below is pictures from previous meetings with the girls

UPCOMING EVENT

 

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February 2020

Kgaugelo and Beauty had a discussion with young girls and women age 13-25.

Topic of discussion: Teenage pregnancy, access to health facilities, Family Planning, Gender Based Violence.

The support group was formed on that day to address issues of Hygiene and Sanitary pads drive,

12 September 2020

Establishment of MySisterpack 

Creating a safe space, talking about Hygiene, sisterhood , stigma and discrimination.

10 October 2020

Discussion with the girls and issuing of Sanitary pads,

talking about Mental health, Gender Based Violence, Stigma and Discrimination. We had over 20 young girls and Women who attended.

 

28 November 2020

Our discussion with the young girls and women was focusing on Hygiene, Be your sister’s keeper, Reporting Abuse and Knowing your worth. We also distributed sanitary pads to over 30 young girls, including¬† bath soap. Thank you to Bassie, Malebo and Minnie for donating the Sanitary Pads.