Child mothers refer to girls who produce babies before they are 19 years of age. Majority of these dropped out of school and are either in lawful marriage, cohabiting, living with their parents or living by themselves. Uganda is one of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa with high rates of teenage pregnancy: Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2011, one out of four females aged 15–19 gives birth to a child and the proportion of unplanned pregnancies has increased between 2001 and 2011. Child Motherhood has major physical, social, and psychological consequences. In addition to the need to cope with motherhood, many Child mothers face stigma, lack of schooling, and livelihood insecurity.

Child Mothers Hope project will be implemented in Kole District of Northern Uganda by SERVE-Uganda. Kole is one of districts of Uganda bordered by Lira District to the East, Apac to the South and Oyam District to the West and North. The district capital is located approximately 28 kilometers (17 m...
Child mothers refer to girls who produce babies before they are 19 years of age. Majority of these dropped out of school and are either in lawful marriage, cohabiting, living with their parents or living by themselves. Uganda is one of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa with high rates of teenage pregnancy: Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2011, one out of four females aged 15–19 gives birth to a child and the proportion of unplanned pregnancies has increased between 2001 and 2011. Child Motherhood has major physical, social, and psychological consequences. In addition to the need to cope with motherhood, many Child mothers face stigma, lack of schooling, and livelihood insecurity.

Child Mothers Hope project will be implemented in Kole District of Northern Uganda by SERVE-Uganda. Kole is one of districts of Uganda bordered by Lira District to the East, Apac to the South and Oyam District to the West and North. The district capital is located approximately 28 kilometers (17 mi), by road, northwest of Lira, the largest city in the sub-region. The total land area is 1,073.8 km² with the total population of about 252,300 people distributed in 6 sub-counties.

SERVE-Uganda is a Non governmental organization granted permit by NGO Board to operate in Kole District. The main objectives of SERVE-Uganda is to advocate for the rights of vulnerable groups, empower youth, women and vulnerable groups economically; promote community based health care, nutrition, water and sanitation access, and train vulnerable groups in skills for life.
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