The DIC is a non-residential space that combines minors and adult victims of CSEC and TIP (15-25 years) and offers them psychosocial support and resilience building, education, and economic skills development, Early Childhood Development Program(ECDP), Health and Nutrition.

Education and Economic Skills development

Girls and young women are equipped with knowledge on business-related aspects, employability, income generating activities, and local small-scale ventures thus boosting their financial and economic inclusions within the labor market places. Business sessions combine elements of book keeping, saving culture, marketing, customer care management, baking liquid soap making, and business management among others.

The versatility of hair in Uganda provides employment opportunities for Rahab Uganda girls/young women in this industry: given the ability of making lucrative money out of the making wigs, waving, hair braiding and styling whether from home or saloons.

Beneficiaries master the essential skills and tactics in making various garments for all gender and ages.

These acquired skills and knowledge enable them to generate income from a sustainable source.

The program has linked literacy to livelihoods and needs of the girls/young women. It entails literacy and numeracy, life skills for personal and community development hence guiding learners on how literacy is important and used for personal development in everyday life.

Statistics or Impact

Business owners out of 40 enrolled in 2022
Are employed out of 40 enrolled in 2022
Are involved in entrepreneurial ventures while still in session 2022
Of all beneficiaries enrolled annually, learn to read and write in 2022

Psychosocial Support and Resilience Building

Girls and young women are established in their faith on the foundational truths of Jesus Christ.They are nurtured in faith, physical and spiritual maturity, Godly wisdom and counsel and thus discipled to lead others to Christ.
These sessions enhance trauma healing and build resilience for the beneficiaries in addressing various issues at individual, family and community level. Life skills are developed, personal characteristics, knowledge, relationships, and opportunities that offset risk factors and contribute to improved well-being.
As therapy, there’s ample evidence of how music adds liveliness to girls / young women, engages the brain, strengthens the sense of belonging and connection with others. and boosting their physical and emotional health.
Mastering the guitar instills patience and discipline within the beneficiaries: they are always eager and passionate to learn and practice a chord and this boosts their creativity.
Games and sports help these young women develop skills/ values such as; critical thinking, decision making, confidence, courage, conflict management, fairness, team work, equity, discipline, inclusiveness, perseverance, healthy brain development. The games and sports include activities of jogging, ludo, chess, cards, board games, yoga among others. This has helped in overcoming the girls’ shyness, fear and have learnt the art of losing and wining which is part of therapy for trauma healing hence the development of soft skills needed in life.

Statistics or Impact

Beneficiaries are associate pastors
Youth Pastors
Worship Ministries Pastor
Musicians/ Gospel Artists

Early Childhood development program (ECDP), Health and Nutrition

The beneficiaries learn more about proper child care e.g. psycho-social and emotional behaviors, self-care, nutritional feeding and hygiene. This nurtures them into responsible mothers hence creating a responsible generation.

38% of the girls/young women served at the drop-in centre are already mothers with children below the age of 7 years. Therefore, this program provides baby’s healthy meals and health care treatments for skin problems, irritation, common cold flue, and coughs.

Health care is a priority in safeguarding within the programs. even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Ebola outbreak, protective measures were emphasized to ensure health.

Other services include provision of menstrual hygiene materials and first aid.
A Referral model was adopted to enable up to 20% health cases to receive medical support annually

Feed on a balanced diet

Statistics or Impact 2021- 2022

Venturing in ECDP such as babysitting
Kindergarten Teachers
Mentors in Children’s Homes
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