Welcome to Tukundane
TUKUNDANE: is an independent non-beneficial organisation that aims at promoting awareness on the daily challenges faced by single positive mothers/ women and young girls in Uganda and Africa at large! At the same time young girls face an issue of sanitary pads that keep them out of school as Tukundane we also tackling that under our actives.
Females between the age of 15 to 24 years living with HIV are 4 times higher than males of the same age. This according to the Uganda bureau of statistics report 2016. With 1.4 million Ugandans are living with HIV and 52000 new infections every year, Women and Young girls are particularly more affected .There are a number of factors that contribute to the higher prevalence of HIV among women. These include cultural barriers, economic constraints and increased negative stereotype towards women.
Our Major Programs
At Tukundane our Mission is to be a safe charity space where communities of young girls and women living with HIV are supported to tackle everyday barriers to living a full life.
Fight Against Violence
The Tukundane team is aiming to eradicate the negativity that society has towards these women,through monthly counselling sessions
Keeping Girls In School
We aiming at keeping girls in school which in turn will affect the entire community through training students to act as peer leaders..
Fight Stigma And Mental Health Provision
The level of psychological well-being. It is the state of someone who is "functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up, in any way that you can. Watch our impact below
If you want to be remembered, do something memorable, below are the recent updates about Tukundane
What people say about us really matters, we have had many people throughout the years who are under Tukundane and friends of our victims have been very happy with the results..
I have watched mothers smile with these acts of love and care. Keep it going Tukundane team. I am honored to have witnessed joy extended.
Its some good work you are doing in Uganda. Atleast a child will see a better tomorrow because of your unsparing love for the mothers.
Am really impressed with the work you are doing most especially mental health, this is one of the biggest issues these people are having. Thumbs up