On 28th November up to 2nd December 2016 CARE International/ Rwanda and three National Organizations- ARCT Ruhuka, YWCA and AEE conducted the second part training of 36 Master Trainers which took place at Mater-Dei Training Centre in purpose of increasing their knowledge in Mentorship, in Leadership, saving and loan methodology for financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy and School scorecard to provide feedback to the school management on services performance. This training will help master trainers to train school mentors in order to implement the SS4G and BEE projects in the Kamonyi, Muhanga, Ruhango, Nyanza, HuyeDistricts of Southern Province and in the Karongi, Rutsiro, Nyabihu, Ngororero Districts of Western province.
Generally, the project aims to achieve the long-term impact of: “Girls in low socio-economic status pursue their education up to the higher institutions” by reducing number of girls who drop out from school, increasing attendance and performance and increasing number of girls who transition from lower to upper secondary education. This proposal is aligned to the theory of change and approach which will contribute to the overall goal of ’’Adolescents, especially marginalized girls, can build capabilities and pursue opportunities to realize their aspirations’’ by using four key methods: the mentorship model as a tool to help teachers to listen to challenging issues and emotions of girls and to provide guidance, the saving and loan methodology for financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy, the scorecard to provide feedback to the school management on performance,“Engaged boys” to support girls’ education.
The project targets 47,000 adolescents in Southern province and 48000 adolescents in Western Province whereas stakeholders namely parents, teachers, school leaders, boys in target schools and teachers who will be involved for empowering girls’ education.
UMUTANGUHA Celine-ARCT RUHUKA