A society whose development engages parents, children and youth for household and community improved welfare to better national development.
Parents supporting children and youths to be placed at front of change and development of their communities.
PARENTS EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND YOUTHS UGANDA
Parents Empowering Children and Youth Uganda (PECYU) is a registered Community Based Organization WCBO /101/15 in Nanagabo Sub County, Kasangati –Kyankima Zone.It works with communities, parents, children and youth. In capacity building, cares for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS and the aged. Advocating for orphans and protection of children rights and youth.
It was founded by community workers and parents of children with disabilities after realising the social and economic vulnerability the families and young girls were going through. It started as an advocacy team with its project name "ASHES TO BEAUTY". This name was used to instill hope to all young girls and women who were vulnerable or at the verge of vulnerability.
Parents Empowering Children and Youths Uganda has had an inclusive development approach in which community is empowered holistically through multi-sectoral approaches. These include skills training, leadership, marketing, income generating activities, human rights protection, strengthening accessibility to health services, community based rehabilitation and so many others.
To improve gender sensitivity among community members.
To contribute to the fight against pandemics such as HIV/AIDS and malaria.
To provide social, moral medical and educational assistance and rehabilitation of children and Youths.
To improve the health and nutritional states of children and their caretakers through child development programs.
To support children andyouths to develop and narture their talents through music, dance and dramma, art/crafts and sports.
To equip children, youths and women with self employment skills (Recycling useful wastes, tailoring, computer skills and cookery).
To engage the community to put measures aimed at ensuring food security as well as proper utilisation of natural nutritious food values.
PARENTS EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND YOUTH UGANDA (PECYU)
Sharing meeting on the leadership roles and responsibilites for people with disabilities in Nangabo and Busukuma subcounties at PECYU office - Kasangati.
Farmers trained in vegetable growing by Muzardi and Nacri at Kyetume - Gayaza.
Kendra is our international adviser and she comes to Uganda almost every year . She encourages entreprenuership especially among women and youths. The gallery below shows the most recent moment Kendra met with the women entreprenuers dealing mostly in crafts after an entreprenuership conference.