Presentation on theme: "Women’s Economic Strengthening and its effect on Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Uganda How Microfinance Helps Kids."— Presentation transcript:
Women’s Economic Strengthening and its effect on Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Uganda How Microfinance Helps Kids
Improving women’s lives through Literacy Savings Income generation
Is WORTH having an effect on the well-being of orphans and vulnerable children?
Results from 165 WORTH groups 155 of 165 groups are caring for OVC in their households 84% of the groups have an OVC register 131 groups (79%) have an OVC fund Total amount raised in fund 3,959,900 UGX Current amount in OVC fund: 1,059,600 UGX 1,823 children assisted since October 2007 3,864 children assisted since October 2005 124 groups (75%) assist children outside of WORTH households
Other Support Number of GroupsNumber of Children