Everyone at Chance for Childhood is delighted and excited to hear that we made it to the final three organisations for this prestigious award. Bond is the UK membership body for organisations working in international development. Their Collaboration Award recognises the importance of effective collaborations in finding new opportunities to tackle difficult issues.
Our selected project is Right2Change – a project that has encouraged more mainstream services to support young offenders.
In Uganda, extreme poverty has led to petty crimes as a coping strategy and the juvenile justice stakeholders have been unable to cope with an increasing number of children sent to adult prisons.
So Chance for Childhood set about to design a support package at the intersection of legal aid, economic empowerment and psychosocial support, seeking inputs from both legal and youth livelihoods experts. The ‘Right2Change’ project was born…
To learn more, watch this short video:
The results will be announced on 20th March 2017 so follow us on Twitter to know the results as they take place!