Shout Out Youth was initiated by Childline Uganda in Mityana district after discovering that many youth in the community engage in atmost risk behaviour that may lead them to contract HIV and STIs. Shout Out Youth Project’ intends to educate, inspire, and support underserved youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams. the project has 2 staffs. the projects seeks to directly support 20 youth who will be trained as peer educators and act as the agents of change in their respective communities.
it seeks to empower youth to develop and maintain healthy relationships,talents, ideas, leadership and health. the project targets to reach out to 500 youth who are in school and those out of school in the community after the training of peer coodinators. Shout Out Youth Programme will provide youth both in school and in the community with counseling , crisis intervention and empowerment. The programme will provide youth choice counseling for pregnant teens and their partners, harm reduction counseling regarding safer sex and substance use, pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS prevention education,employment and educational issues. the biggest challenges of the programme is inadequate financal resouces to carry out these activities like training, reaching out to youth in the community
the donation will be used for implementing activities like; reaching out to all youth in the community,organising workshops,sporting activities for the youth, training youth in entreprenuer and vocational skills for self reliance