Early Pregnancies and Child Marriage awareness Campaign

Date: 07/11/2021

Topic:  The role of parents towards the young generation,  and the problem of child marriage and early pregnancies.

And a talk to young people on personal conduct during this Covid time

 Venue:     Kigwengwe Catholic Church, North Division, Fort Portal, Uganda

A team of HAFT volunteers gave a talk to over 100 people in the church. The congregation was a mix of old and young, male and female..

After the service the team had a frank and open talk outside the church with 29 young people, and and were able to discuss and share openly the hard situations they may face during adolescence.

Talking to the congregation.
Sharing with some of the young people after the service.

HAFT team members:
Mbwirahe Emmy, student nurse
Nyenga godwill, student nurse
Bigabwa Julius, student nurse
Tumuhimbise Rauben, HAFT coordinator.


Date: 14/11/2021

Topic: The roles of parents and teenagers towards early pregnancies and marriages during this period of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Venue: Kaside Church of Uganda, Rubingo , North Division, Fort Portal, Uganda.

Approximately 50 people attended the church service, males, females and children. The team shared with both parents and the young people the problems of early pregnancies and child marriage and had meaningful discussions and interactions with many of the congregation.


In the Church

HAFT team:
Karungi Best, student midwife
Akankwasa Micheal, nurse
Murungi Thomas, student nurse
Tumuhimbise Rauben, HAFT coordinator


Date: 15/11/2021

Topic: The increase of Early Pregnancies in the Rwenzori region, Uganda
Venue: Voice of Toro fm radio station

Two of the HAFT team took part in a 30 minute talk and discussion show on the Voice of Toro fm radio station, to raise awareness of the problem of the increase in the number of early pregnancies in Uganda following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Radio host: Ainganiza Wederi Steven

Haft Team: Tumuhimbise Rauben: HAFT coordinator
Mbirahe Emmy : student nurse