Key(s): Maternal and Reproductive Health, Education, Economic Empowerment, Access to Food and Water
S.O.U.L. Foundation works to foster sustainable and vibrant Ugandan communities through unique partnerships focused on education, women’s empowerment, food security, and maternal health. The cost and effort behind every initiative is shared by community members, making them stakeholders in their success, which creates long-term sustainability to address the root causes of poverty. S.O.U.L. Foundation now works in 30 villages in the Jinja and Iganga Districts, impacting over 14,000 Ugandans. S.O.U.L.’s staff, many of them local themselves, work side-by-side with its community members to develop and implement community-based solutions.
Since 2015, S.O.U.L. has made a measurable impact in the communities they work in. To date, S.O.U.L. has:
Trained over 1,400 women, men, and Village Health Team (VHT) members in critical prenatal and postnatal care, financial and family planning, nutrition, breastfeeding, and positive health behaviors.
Provided maternal health classes through the AEC in which over 800 people have graduated.
Distributed 290 birthing kits pregnant women.
Administered over 30,000 doses of prenatal vitamins.
Provided over 170 ultrasound screenings for expecting mothers.
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