Local NGOs’ movie targets Shs200 million for Girls’ education

  • by Ignatius Liposhe
  • March 31, 2017
Local NGO speaking to the press

Efforts to raise awareness on the importance of girls’ education and the value of women empowerment are taking root in Uganda.

The Private Education Development Network (PEDN) in partnership with Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture USAID – funded project are having an awareness campaign but will also serve as a fundraiser for the Girls’ Education and Livelihoods fund established by PEDN that is expected to raise Shs200m to support 50 Ugandan girls attain an education.

The campaign will be carried out through a series of cinema screenings of the acclaimed film, Girl Rising, a documentary movie highlighting the global campaign for girls’ education.

PEDN launched the campaign with a media screening of the documentary and will also undertake a couple of fundraising activities during the screening s to meet their target.

Girl Rising will be screened at Century Cinemax at Acacia Mall on April 7th and 8th 2017 starting 3pm and the screening will be open to the public.

Movie tickets will go for shs25,000.