U.S. Mission Uganda, through the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID), will deliver more than 400,000 pupil books and teacher guides in eight local languages and English to over 1300 schools in Uganda as part of USAID's School Health and Reading Program. In addition, approximately three thousand primary school teachers from twenty-one districts have completed refresher training to increase their capacity to teach young children in their respective local languages as well as in English.
The goal of the USAID Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy is to improve the lives of citizens around the world by advancing equality between females and males, and empowering women and girls to participate fully in and benefit from the development of their societies. It will be addressed through integration of gender equality and female empowerment throughout the Agency’s Program Cycle and related processes: in strategic planning, project design and implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
Between July and August, 2011, SMP conducted a baseline Health Facility Assessment (HFA) survey in 235 facilities. The baseline HFA was based on benchmarks for a set of performance indicators and targets for FY 2011 as described in the Project Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP). In November 2013, a follow up HFA, with similar design characteristics as the baseline, was conducted to evaluate the progress on the SMP performance indicators.
This map of Uganda indicates the Focus Districts and their Population. In brief, it's broken down as follows:
Last updated: February 12, 2016