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STAFF SPOTLIGHT- Meet Monica Nyiraguhabwa, Our Inspiring Team Leader!

Monica Nyiraguhabwa is the Co-Founder and Executive Director Girl Up Initiative Uganda. She oversees all programs, finances, human resources, and management of the organization in Uganda. Monica is also an experienced inspirational and motivational speaker who impresses crowds with her powerful voice through which she tells her personal and professional story. She leads with a calm strength, intuitive understanding of each staff member, and indestructible commitment to ensuring that every girl knows that she matters and has a voice. Get to know our team leader, Monica, better in our interview below! 1. What is your favorite part about working at Girl Up? My favorite part is when I go into th

Empowering Adolescent Girls on the Girl Up Day!

This year, we held our biggest Girl Up Day celebration ever to honor the girls who graduated from our Adolescent Girls Program (AGP)! Having completed the one-year training program, we celebrated 560 adolescent girls with a series of engaging activities for the girls, youth, teachers, parents, and community members. On this special day, we awarded certificates and Mazuri Designs presents to appreciate them for their active participation in the program. This was Girl Up Initiative Uganda’s largest cohort ever of girls including 560 girls from the following 7 schools: Murchison Bay Primary School, St. James Primary School Bbiina, Ntinda Primary School, Mbuya Church of Uganda Primary School, Ki

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