Huys Link Community Initiative partnered with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) to implement a USAID funded Strides project titled “Shoes for Health”.
Community Empowerment to Reduce Vulnerability of Children and Youth in the Fishing Communities of Wakiso District
The overall project objective was “To contribute to an environment conducive for the survival growth, development and participation of vulnerable Children and Youths in the fishing communities of Wakiso District”.
In 2010, the Youth Employment Network collaborated with the ILO to deliver a youth entrepreneurship programme for East Africa entitled ‘Youth Entrepreneurship Facility’ (YEF). The programme was implemented in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya over 5 years (until the end of 2014) with the main objective being “To contribute to the creation of decent work for young Africans, both as a means of self-employment and as job creation for others”.
Youth Empowerment for Human Rights Observance, Monitoring and Reporting (YEHROM) Project – 1st December 2011 to 31st March 2014.
The goal of the project was: Improved observance, monitoring and reporting of human rights violations in Wakiso District.
Engagement of Most at Risk Populations (MARPs) to scale up comprehensive Evidence–based HIV Prevention in 4 selected Sub-Counties of Wakiso District.
With the existence of a multitude of factors that fueled new HIV/Aids infections in Uganda to worrying levels and Wakiso District being in the spotlight due to its multifaceted characteristics i.e. urban, rural and semi-urban that offer platform to all sorts of activities, formal and informal, legal and illegal, overt and covert, HUYSLINCI secured a 3 year funding from the Civil Society Fund (CSF) from October 2013 to implement a project titled: Engagement of MARPs to scale up comprehensive Evidence–based HIV Prevention in 4 selected Sub-Counties of Wakiso District.
In November 2013, Huys Link Community Initiative (HUYSLINCI) secured financial support from Cordaid-Netherlands to execute a project towards contributing to the reduction in the worst forms of child labour. The project aimed at complementing efforts towards reduction in worst forms of child labour in Wakiso District perpetrated by child trafficking. In this regard, the project interventions were proposed to be extended to Unyama sub-county of Gulu district in Northern Uganda, and lasted for 1 year.