Women and Youth Resilience Project (WAYREP)

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CEFORD in partnership with CARE International in Uganda is implementing a five-year project called Women and Youth Resilience project (WAYREP) (2019 – 2024) funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) through CARE Austria in Omugo Rhino Camp extension settlement and Arua City (particularly former River Oli Division).

WAYREP’s aims to increase self-reliance and reduce the risks of Gender Based Violence for women, Men, girls/ female youth and Male youth.” Faced with challenges of displacement, rapid urbanization and Climate change.

The project targets about 44,600 direct beneficiaries, 75 percent (33,450) being women and Girls and 250,300 indirect beneficiaries and intends to achieve this through the following four key results Areas.

Key results areas

Key activities

Result 1: Enhanced sustainable and dignified livelihood for women and youth

Formation and training of Youth/Village Saving Groups (Y/VSLA)

Financial literacy training and IGAs to the Y/VSLA groups

Multi-Purpose Cash Transfer (MPCT)

Apprenticeship training to the selected youth

Establishment of youth spaces and distribute the games and sports and infotainment materials.

Result 2: Reduction of the acceptance of GBV 


Behavioral change communication through two main approaches

Role Model Men/Boy 

SASA! Together

Training on Gender, Equity and Diversity for the community platforms.

Result 3: Enhanced psychosocial support to survivors of GBV 


Provision of Quality services and support including; Psychosocial services, access to referral points, provision of materials support to GBV survivors, to the survivors of Gender Based Violence and as well as organization for case conferences, coordination meetings.

Training of formal and informal GBV service providers on various topics including; case management, psychosocial support 

Result 4: Increased accountability of the Government of Uganda (GoU) on the implementation of relevant frameworks for women and girls’ protection and rights

Development and monitor the implementation of the intervention advocacy strategy

Trainings of the community advocacy groups and holding reflection meetings to monitor the implementation of the actions generated during the trainings.

Joint Advocacy for implementation of the exiting GBV policies and frameworks by the Duty bearers.

Implement the Community Score Card

Project Focal Person – Ms. Badaru Florence, Senior Labour Officer