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Aug 22, 2019
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Impact statement
This project will save us $1,792 , allowing us to To lay strategies and share the project at resource mobilisation avenues

Project Details

What We Need
  • Review of up to 20 pages of copy for grammar, style, tone, and consistency
  • Advice on how to write effective copy going forward
What We Have In Place
  • We currently have A project proposal /concept to fundraise for, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have An artistic impression of the planned library structure, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

The project will provide training space,reading spaceand enoble us to provide all the multiple service of education heaLtd skills development in a one stop center rooted in rural Uganda. Currently we rent multiple places, train the skills development trainees in tents and our skills development are displaced by rain, wind and we incur a lot of tear and Wear. We have no space to store books reading materialsto distribute to satellite libraries and schools

Project may require a short interview with the organization.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials & Project Timeline
  • Volunteer Manager shares copy for revision with the Professional
  • Volunteer Manager provides additional/background content on the copy including intended audience, purpose, style guide, and/or examples of published copy to ensure style consistency
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager align expectations and agree on project timeline
Milestone 1: Copyediting
  • Professional reviews the copy and creates appropriate changes to formatting, grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, etc.
  • Professional checks for inconsistency and and continuity errors
  • Professional creates a list of recommended changes to share with Volunteer Manager (if applicable)
Milestone 2: Review Edits
  • Professional shares with Volunteer Manager a revised draft and a document tracking the changes
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss the changes made to the copy (up to two rounds of edits)
  • Professional makes agreed upon changes to the document and reviews final draft
Milestone 3: Final Deliverables
  • Professional delivers final version to Volunteer Manager
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About The Org

Our Mission

To contribute to holistic development and socio-economic empowerment of children, youth, women and elderly by ensuring that;
a) A Culture of literacy is promoted in households, schools and communities
b) Women and youth have improved standards of living and quality of life;
c) Community members live healthier and more productive lives;

What We Do

PeerLink Initiative Uganda (PELI-U) empowers communities through the Community Library and Empowerment Center model. The center serves as a one stop point through which community members access services in Education, skills development and Sexual Reproductive Health.

Under Education Program we:

a) We engage in literacy promotion activities e.g. provide reading space, reading materials, facilitate household based reading sessions, guide the set up of community based satellite libraries, conduct school reading out reaches and lobby and advocate for a supportive reading environment in schools, households and community.

b) PELI-U also organizes cultural promotion and preservation activities, community sports activities, Early child care and development (ECCD) Education activities, provide scholarships to Library Scholars and organizes a Get on Board with Campus Life sessions for high school leavers . It also trains primary and secondary school teachers in the use of participatory learner centered methods and Information communication technology in teaching and learning.

Under Skills Development Program PELI-U:

Train youth and women in skills manual trade in;
a) Tailoring and multimedia art and crafts
b) Cookery, baking and house-keeping & Gardening
c) Information Communication Technology/Basic computer skills
d) Work with skills manual trade trainees and their household to engage in household based improvement activities
d) Set up a Tailoring Production Unit & Bag Making Unit through which we produce assorted bags
b) Plan to set a mini confectionery and restaurant
c) Plan to start a micro-credit Low Interest loan giving service to youth & women .
d) Start Hair Dressing & Beauty Salon
e) Plan to set Set up a Book shop within the Library.

Under Sexual Reproductive Health Program we:
a) Train school based and community based peer educators
b) Hold Sexual Reproductive Health Dialogue sessions with stakeholders (Subcounty leaders, health workers, religious leaders, school administrators and management and parents.
c) Hold school based and community based SRH/HIV/AIDS sensitization seminars for youth
d) Train teachers on SRH
e) Lobby & advocate for youth friendly healthy service provision,
f) Refer and link youth with health service providing units
g) Provide SRH information through the youth corner
h) Organize Annual Youth Health Camps

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