Righting the Future: South-South Collaboration and Capacity Building for Universalizing Secondary Education for Girls in Africa
Project Area: India, Kenya, Uganda | Timeline: June, 2013 – May, 2016.
Replication of MV Foundation’s successful Indian Education model in Kenya and Uganda to increase access and retention of girls in secondary education while building community demand and accountability for girls’ education.
MV Foundation’s success in combating child labour by way of Universalisation of Education has won acclaim on an international level. It is in this context that organizations in Kenya and Uganda have sought partnership with MV Foundation to replicate its model in Africa.
| Donor: International Child Development Initiative
- MV Foundation has trained the NGO partners from Uganda and Kenya on the basic principles of social mobilization for abolishing child labour and retaining children in schools. The partners made field visits to the districts of Ranga Reddy, Kurnool, Nalgonda and Hyderabad and interacted with all stakeholders. They had also prepared an action plan as part of the training and exposure visit to MVF’s programme.
- MVF also sent its senior experts to provide support, knowledge and training and review the progress of activity in Uganda and Kenya.