The Unique Concern.
All Deaf Debating Team from
All Blind Junior Judges from
All Refugee Debating Team from
The Four Language Route:
The Education 2030 Incheon Declaration and Frame work for action. SDG 4, Target .1 ‘By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete Free, Equitable and Quality Primary and Secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes.’
Activities proposed include organizing male role models at community levels; organizing father protect Daughter campaigns; Increase sensitization of communities on the value of Girls’ Education and more so Including Boys in gender responsive actions at the school level.
It’s against this that we have come up with the 1st Annual East African Students’ Debate competition on Girl Child Education 2018, targeting sensitization and involvement of pupils in the primary section of learning from within East Africa and beyond.
To have/create a team of self-motivated young ambassadors of Girl Child Education in the Region and Beyond.
To create a platform where young minds are given an opportunity to shape the future of Education in the region and how they can champion the cause to which they all value and contribute to: That’s Girl Child Education.
To set up a continuous trend of joint mobilization and commitment of young people towards working together to have all Girls In School in East Africa.
Having a dedicated team of at least 63 young people from all over East Africa plus invited Guest Countries ready to champion any cause aimed at having men and Boys champion having Girls in School.
To set a precedent to have country preliminary competitions having young people from the participating countries participate and compete to select the best ones to represent the countries in the regional competitions.
Together as gathering young people make joint commitments in their capacities towards having personal goals aimed at measuring individual contributions towards supporting Girls’ Enrollment, Retention, and Completion of Education.
Cerebration of winners and Award of Presents and Gifts:
National Cerebrations of
The Day of the African Child. 16th /June/2018.
All participants/Judges and Volunteers:
Full Competition Documents:
6th-12 June 2018
Primary Students: 140
Secondary Students: 20
University Students: 20
University and Secondary Students: 66
/This is Uganda :
Founder and CEO
Girls In School Initiative
Rwanda & Burundi Coordinator
The radio talk show that hosted Members of Girls In School Initiative Uganda took place on Saturday 20th August 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm hosted by Voice of Africa Radio a local Luganda channel in Kampala Uganda airing on 92.3fm frequency with the presenter being Princes Summayya Nsangi Naluwembe on a weekly youth program called ‘Konoweeka’ (a word from a Luganda Proverb which means the baby or something you are to carry, you should not wait for it to be smeared with mud/dust).
The topic of discussion was, Girl Child Education: What’s the role of boys?
GISI was represented by the CEO & founder Magezi Bashir, the Head Programs and Projects Sekamwa Hussein, the Assistant Media and Communications Specialist Ssenyonjo Umar.
Below is an Audio Clip. (In Luganda, English-translated one will be out soon.
A new program The Debate Competition has been launched.
The 1st Annual Pupils Debate Competition on Girl Child Education will take place in June 2017. Details will be posted soon.
GISI is in final stages of guaranteeing a working relationship with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Uganda, and the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Will soon update you please.
New working partnership with the Innovation Village Kampala.
GISI has entered into a partnership with the Innovation Village Kampala to correct like minds into building new ideas that foster the development of alternative education in Uganda.
And this is through the Innovation Education Lab which is currently led by Magezi Bashir (the founder and CEO) Girls In School Initiative.
This partnership will entail bringing together Schools, Government entities, and other Stake holders including institutions and individuals to think of practical ways through which the education in class (at school as a whole) can be turned into practical and scalable business opportunities right there and then.
Note: If you happen to find interest in attending any of our events or the events we are partnering in, please just contact us here.
The 2nd Boy-Talk Moment on Girl Child Education.
The Boy-Talk Moment. Is a community engagement program that involves Men and Boys meeting over a cup of tea on an evening to discuss issues concerning Girl Child Education and what initiatives they can the undertake or engage in to further their commitments, these meeting are conducted on a monthly basis from community to community. For event details by end an email to [email protected]
Deadline for submission of Art Project Entries.
GISI will be presenting at the Idea Café at the Innovation Village Kampala about how Humanitarian Assistance can be used for social good and prosperity. Details here.
GISI in partnership with the Education Lab at the Innovation Village Kampala will be convening the 2nd Education Meet-up to discuss about Alternative Education through Innovation. Details can be found here.
The Boy Talk Moment.
A Girl at School documenting.
Announcement of Winners for the Art Competition.
6th/June/2016. Open call for Submissions to the 1st
Annual Students’ Art Competition on Girl Child Education.
11th/June/2016. The Innovation Education Meet-up in Partnership with the Innovation Village Kampala.
Hosting at Voice of Africa FM. On the program of Youth to talk about the Girl Child Education in the minds of Boys helping.
GISI and partners are gearing up for the Opening of the call for submissions of the Students Art Competition on Girl Child Education. On 6th/June 2016.
Joining the #EndChildTrafficking Movie Screening for May 24th 2016.
GISI has joined with the
#EndChildTrafficking Campaign to hold a Public Screening of the Girl Rising Movie in Kampala Uganda on 24th/May/2016 at the National Cultural Center Auditorium (National Theater).
This event will also be hosting the Official Launch of the 1st Students’ Art Competition on Girl Child Education 2016.
Girls In School Initiative has be hosted at the Wise Initiative Website as one of the Projects that support Education through engaging all relevant stake holders. here
GISI is partnering up with HIAS (a refugee support Organisation) to undertake a project to educatively engage the refugee children in Uganda with telling their story through art. Details will be posted soon.
Our New members on board.
We at GISI are very much delighted to let you know about our progressive news.
By looking through the GISI Principles of ERC (Enrollment, Retention and Completion), Mission, objectives, approach and work, there is a variety of ways through which every one in which capacity can join and work with us.
There are two ways of volunteering with Girls In School Initiative;
1. Online Volunteering. Visit our page on UN Online Volunteers Website for details. Click link.
2. Resident Volunteers.
There are quite
many ways through which resident volunteers can take part in supporting Girls
to stay in school through GISI,
Benefits to the volunteers.
What we don’t provide.
For other inquiries, please email us at [email protected].
Interested volunteers can fill the form here.