UGANDA PROGRAM

Background Summary,

Support for peace education and development program is a non-governmental organization which is registered in Uganda and operates in refugee settlement of Yumbe and host communities of Yumbe and Koboko Districts that host mostly South Sudanese refugees who fled the country following the December 2013 and the July 2016 conflicts which erupted in Juba.

The European Union Emergency Trust Fund for stability is to address the purposes of the asylum seekers who were displaced in Africa. The project is to implement Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework “CRRF: Inclusive Urban Development and Mobility in the Municipality of Koboko” from November 2020 to December 2022.

The overall EUETF project is to increase the safety and wellbeing of refugees and host communities in Koboko Municipality and to reduce inequalities amid these groups.

Support for Peace and Education Development Programme (SPEDP) has to improve quality livelihood, access to quality services and strengthened inclusion and participation of displaced persons in the economic and social life in urban context across the region.

The EUETF project was to focus on Education and skills development sector had consortium of SPEDP and four civil societies Organizations with PICOT, STAD, CECI and KOCISONET.

Sensitization of women groups about livelihood project funded by European Union Emergency Trust Fund in Koboko for Refugees and Host Community in Arumaje Cell.

: Group assessment for the livelihood project in Sinyani Cell, Mengo Ward

Group assessment for the livelihood project in Sinyani Cell, Mengo Ward, in Koboko Municipality funded by European Union Trust Fund.

Assessment of livelihood groups in Isoko cell, at Isoko Ward

Assessment of livelihood groups in Isoko cell, at Isoko Ward, West Division in Koboko Municipality

Selected women head of groups after assessment meeting for Livelihood project in Koboko Municipality funded by European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) and Implemented by SPEDP in Uganda.

Tailoring and designing beneficiaries presented songs about the important of water for the community and refugees during the International Water Day celebration in Koboko Municipality.

During assessment of women group in Nyrilo Cell, Mengo Ward South

During assessment of women group in Nyrilo Cell, Mengo Ward South Division for the livelihood project Funded by European Union Trust Fund in Koboko Municipality.

Arumaje Cell Local Council one(LC1) visited SPEDP tailoring and designing TVET Centre which has 60 beneficiaries comprises of South Sudanese  refugees, Congolese refugees and the Host community  in Koboko municipality.

Exhibition of SPEDP during international water day in Koboko municipality

The intervention of SPEDP with livelihood project funded by European Union Trust Fund had positive impact in the lives of women and youth. Exhibition of SPEDP during international water day in Koboko municipality.

SPEDP in Partnership with UNHCR and Officer of Prime Minister were able to train 76 Refugees and Host Community in quality covid-19 preventive face mask importance for both Imvepi and Lobule Refugees settlement. Spedp-Uganda is currently having 65 Students in tailoring and designing in Technical Vocation Education and Training (TVET).The trainees comprised of (58 Female and 07 male with the inclusion of 35 South Sudanese Refugees and 6 Congolese Refugee and 24 host community. Despite COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, SPEDP in partnership with UNHCR, OPM, HADS and Koboko local government responded in preventive measures to hinder and maintained cases of COVID-19 in Lobule Refugees settlement with guidelines from Uganda MoH and WHO to produced 56,000 face mask by trainees trained by SPEDP in Koboko.

Fabrics/Materials were handed by UNHCR to SPEDP for the face masks production for Lobule Refugees settlement.

Fabrics/Materials were handed by UNHCR to SPEDP for the face masks production for Lobule Refugees settlement.

Koboko

Joined supervision by UNHCR and Uganda MoH at SPEDP training center for production of 56,000 face mask in Koboko.

Refugee

SPEDP,GRTR,OPM and UNHCR Conducted training to76 Refugees and Host Community in Imvepi Refugee settlement for production of over 56,000 face Mask.

Refugee Imvepi

SPEDP handed 56,000face masks to UNCHR to be distributed to Refugees in targeted settlement in Uganda

Mask

Joined supervision by UNHCR and Uganda MoH at SPEDP training center for production of 56,000face mask in Koboko.

Refugee

SPEDP,GRTR,OPM and UNHCR Conducted training to76 Refugees and Host Community in Imvepi Refugee settlement for production of over 56,000 face Mask.

Refugee Imvepi

SPEDP handed 56,000 face masks to UNCHR to be distributed to Refugees in targeted settlement in Uganda

SPEPD –Uganda Program have 14 machine for tailoring and 01 Machine for designing, The  tailoring project have attracted a number woman and Youth to take part in the skills training in tailoring and designing for both the refugees in all the three settlement of Bidibidi, Rhino Camp and Imvepi including the host communities in Koboko district. There are 40 student’s trained in tailoring and designing, SPEDP-Uganda Program is Planning to graduate the 40 student early in the month September 2019, the month August had been a month where SPEDP-Uganda program was engaged in partnership meetings with different  government offices, community leaders, national non-governmental organizations(NNGO) international non-governmental organization(INGO)  including the UN-Agencies like the UNHCR.

budgeting

SPEDP-Uganda projecting their first trainee’s budget and planning for 40 students who completed in Tailoring and designing graduation days by early September 2019.

SPEDP-Uganda Trainers and Trainees showing and designing their products after nine months of training in tailoring and designing for their graduation viewing during the D-day.

OPM

Office of Prime Minister (OPM) staff accompanying Congolese Refugees in Lobule Settlement benefit from Skills Training at SPEDP Training Centre.

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Office of Prime Minister (OPM) staff accompanying Congolese Refugees in Lobule Settlement benefit from Skills Training at SPEDP Training Centre.

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The trainer giving instructions for the newly enrolled trainees who are refugees from Bidibidi,Imvepi ,Rhino Camp and in Lobule.

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The trainer giving instructions for the newly enrolled trainees who are refugees from Bidibidi,Imvepi ,Rhino Camp and in Lobule.

SPEDP-Uganda Trainers and Trainees showing and designing their products after nine months of training in tailoring and designing for their graduation viewing during the D-day.

sewing machine

SPEDP-Uganda Trainers and Trainees showing and designing their products after nine months of training in tailoring and designing for their graduation viewing during the D-day.

training day one

This is the first day of the Trainees practical been given to the 60 trainees as part of their nine months journey of getting Skills.

training day one

This is the first day of the Trainees practical been given to the 60 trainees as part of their nine months journey of getting Skills.

Uganda staff

SPEDP Uganda staff Ready to give the first Practical Lessons while Trainees are recapping the Lessons learned.

SPEDP Uganda staff Ready to give the first Practical Lessons while Trainees are recapping the Lessons learned.