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Shines children’s Foundatioin

Masindi, Uganda
Joined May 2021

We work in Uganda and our mission is to contribute to a society where all children and youth have equal access to equal opportunities for sustainable development through education and health.

Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Education, Gender-based violence, Livelihoods

Shines Children’s Foundation (SCF) is an indigenous, non-partisan/religious Non- Governmental Organization in Mid-western Uganda, an initiative which was established by Kiirya Denis on realization for the need and care for the Orphans and Vulnerable children, young mother, youth advocacy and widows for social economic development in the districts of Bunyoro. SCF is a registered NGO with the ministry of Internal affairs under the national NGO Bureau of Uganda  with Reg. No.s.5914/11335. The organization has a work relationship with Masindi District local government with a memorandum of understanding.

Since 2013, at its inception, the organization has been a positive force towards the behavioral change of youth, and communities by directly influencing and involving young people (14-25 years) in education and other development efforts; such as improving on sexual-reproductive health rights and affective behavioral changes among the youth. The organization has also gained vast experience in working with communities in effecting better food security and nutrition, orphans and vulnerable care awareness, HIV/AIDs awareness, human rights observation and protection, economic strengthening and environmental conservation.

With well-organized policies, SCF has been fully guided on its operation, these polices include, Human resource policy, finance policy, Board governance policy, procurement policy, volunteer and Internship Policy , partnership and fundraising Policy with a five year strategic work plan  that guides our programs and the budget.

The Organization is led by Board chairperson who assumes power from the general assembly and other six Board members; the secretariat is of five staff members who are  headed by the Executive Director and is he the Board secretary  to the Board.

People Associated With This Organization

Alex Eboku

Shines children’s Foundatioin (Unverified)
Joined December 2021
Interests: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Education, Family, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
My name is Eboku Alex from Uganda. I have worked as a child rights advocate since 2004 to-date. I have expertise in provision of psycho-social support to distressed persons and communities, youth-adult partnerships, Trainer for entrepreneurship development skills, human rights advocate especially targeting women, good community mobilization and networking skills with good resource mobilization skills. I work as a programs development officer at Shines Children's Foundation (SCF) based in Masindi district, mid western region of Uganda. I like sharing experiences and ideas with like minded individuals in order to achieve the intended goal of protecting the rights of children especially the girl child. I am looking forward to sharing experiences so that I am able to replicate the new ideas learnt into the organization programs in order to improve on the quality of the services provided and help solve the current prevailing problems affecting the girl child.

Denis Kiirya

Shines children’s Foundatioin
Joined May 2021
Interests: Education
Having worked as a social worker for the last 5 years, I decided to start a children's Organization called Shines Children's Foundation, the organization's Mandate is to provide care and support to disadvantaged Children. The reason why I am joining this network is to share my expertise and also learn explore and outsource funds to continue running the organization.
Denis Kiirya is the network champion (main point of contact) for Shines children’s Foundatioin.

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