CARA intends to implement a 1 year project titled “Campaign against violation of women rights”in Kayunga District.The proposed project hopes to achieve the following; Improvement in the reported cases of violation of women rights, Reduction in violation cases against women, increased community awareness on dangers on violation of rights of women, CARA proposes to achieve the above outcomes through implementing different activities.The project will sensitize women on their human and civil rights through community dialogue meetings working with law enforcers, one no one dissemination of messages
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Describe the specific population with whom you will be working.
Since Women are the fundamental target group for this proposed project, CARA intends to work with women 18 -45 years, men will also be considered to widen on the scope of the project because they are perpetuate rs of violation of women rights.
Through community HIV&AIDS activities and other field visits.CARA has sought views of women on how their rights would be protected and their views have been taken care of in the development of this proposal, men have also been consulted. On the level of computer familiarity; most women in the district have mild information and skill in computer operations
Who else will be on your team to help implement the project?
CARA will work hand in hand with existing community structures like Local Councils, police, political leaders and religious leaders in implementing the proposed project andCivil Society Organizations among them are:
No Name (s) Phone Number Title
1 Bakimpe Yusuf 0772576258 CEO-AHURICA,Human rights activist
2 AIP Masolo 0712807749 Police officer Kayunga police station
3 Nandawula Moreen 07773817178 Distinct Community Development Officer
4 Aseru Florence 0772428925 Officer in charge of Family and Children protection Unit, Kayunga Police
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
The vision for the content is Community free from violence against women.
The beneficiaries will develop poems, songs, plays all condemning violence of women rights. They will also create songs with stories through personal perspectives on complaints and request message to stop violence against women and the audio files will be Newsletters of the organization shared with the community.
Women will also write success stories and develop information booklets on ending violence against women.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established or plan to establish that will contribute to the success of the project.
During the implementation of 2 years project funded by IDF (2010-2011) CARA trained human rights activities and they formed human rights protection committees at sub county level.CARA has a directory of service providers working towards protection of rights of women and children in Kayunga .CARA will work with law enforcers.
CARA believes in partnership and has strong partners in all her areas of operation for successful implementation of her activities. At the district level, there is a Magistrate court, District community Development services Department, Probation department, Resident District Commissioner, Police, and sub county community Development offices which handle most of the legal human and civil rights
How many participants do you think will be trained in your project?
CARA will organize and conduct a 1 day training targeting 150 women, from 5 sub counties i.e. in Kayunga district for 1 day on violation and protection on rights of women.CARA intends to use the existing structures like Local council to sustain the participation of women and other indirect beneficiaries in project actives as they will be working as agents of the project. During the training, we will encourage Interactive participation primarily among the participants
Describe which technologies, tools, and media you will focus on when training participants.
Before the meeting,CARA will contact all participants through mobile phones and then during trainings, CARA will use digital photography (camera); computer and other tools needed to set up a computer, internet and teach women skills of social research, self expression and women rights to be able to defend themselves in case their rights are violated in the community.
CARA will also work hand in hand with other partners in protection of human rights like AHURICA in Kayunga to orient women on their human rights and the reporting channels.
CARA will also use participatory approach during training where the beneficiaries will be required to their views freely during
Describe the facilities where you will hold the workshops.
1 computer windows 7 with intel@ Core 17 ™ 3 GHZ,un limited internet connection speed 100 mbps with 4 USB modems available and a photocopier machine, HP Laser jet printer,a scanner, digital camera
What is your current relationship with the community with whom you plan to work? What makes you the most appropriate individual or organization to implement this project?
For over 10 years CARA has implemented a number of activities in Human rights, HIV/AIDS prevention and related issues which have given her more experience and placed her in good position to implement the proposed project.
CARA has positioned herself well in the community by creating community liaison volunteers who act as organization mobilisers in the community.
CARA majorly targeting vulnerable women. Her main target is always the grass root communities in hard to reach areas that’s where it implements all her activities because other stakeholders in the same field always target urban centers hence ignoring the most vulnerable communities. Therefore this has made CARA most prominent in such areas with liaison leaders like LC.s, trained peer educators among others.
What specific challenges do you expect to face when planning and implementing your project?
Negative attitude of Men towards the proposed project, here CARA in partnership with existing structures like the local government, will hire an expert/consultant in Human rights basically women rights with computer skills to convince the community the benefits of the project to women and community at large.CARA will also carry out continuous project monitoring and support supervision
Concealment of information by local council leaders with this the trained peer educators will identify cases, report them and make follow up.
Fearing of victims to report rights violators, with this still trained peer educators will identify cases, report them and make follow up.
How will you measure and evaluate the project’s impact, specifically: your primary participants, the wider regional community, or the global digital community?
Monitoring team will include; the district leaders both political and technical, CARA staff, board and representatives of beneficiaries others to be involved will include the police and other Law enforcement structures.
Monitoring and Evaluation will be done through meetings like community dialogues with beneficiaries, monthly staff meetings and Quarterly Board meetings. CARA M&E department headed by the M&E officer will develop data collection tools, data will be collected on the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis. This data will be analyzed and entered. CARA M&E plan will be used in measuring the indictors and putting in place systems for monitoring. The data collection tools will be developed basing on project performance indicators and current information on needs of b
If your project were to be selected as a Rising Voices grantee, what would be the general timeline of project activities in 2014?
June 2014,Appoint Project Coordinator and Accountant,Identifying women to be trained,Work on curriculum for workshops and identifying consultants/experts for training
July 2014,Conducting training for women on violation of the rights of women,conducting community dialogue meetings
August 2014,conducting community radio talk shows on violation of the rights of women
September 2014 – February 2015, Workshops on writing Articles for information booklets and web literacy ,Evaluate Impact of project on women participants and the community
March –May 2015Conducting dissemination of evaluation results
Detail a specific budget of up to $2,500 USD for operating costs.
Item /activity Unit cost Frequency Unit Total
Consultants /experts 150,000 2 1 300,000
Stationary 20,000 4 4 80,000
Transport Refund for participants 10,000 150 1 1,500,000
Refreshments 5,000 150 1 750,000
Airtime for internet modem 20,000 12 1 240,000
community dialogue meetings 80,000 4 4 1,280,000
Development of information booklet 10,000 20 1 200,000
Transport of CARA staff to the field 15,000 4 2 120,000
Coordinators allowance 100,000 12 1 1,200,000
Sub total 5,670,000
Contibution by CARA
Computers 1,000,000 2 1 2,000,000
Electricity bills 50,000 12 1 600,000
Internet Modem 100,000 1 1 100,000
Office rent 200,000 12 1 2,400,000
Grand Total 10,670,000
Besides the microgrant funding, what other support can Rising Voices provide for your project to ensure its success?
Besides mico grant funding, Raising Voices can support the development of Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials like Posters, Flyers and brochures on violation of women rights to be circulated in the communities to widen the knowledge of women in far to reach areas about their rights and on how to use them to reduce on risks of contracting HIV/AIDS and other related issues in the district, reading materials on protection of women rights and human rights defenders can protect themselves
Community Awareness and Response on AIDS