ACCESS PROTECTION EMPOWERMENT ACCOUNTABILITY & LEARNING 

Young Child and Adolescent health

Kabarole Research and Resource Centre (KRC) is among the members of the Access, Protection Empowerment Accountability and Learning (APEAL) consortium funded by ECHO that is being implemented in Kyangwali and Kyaka II refugee settlements and their host communities in Kikuube and Kyegegwa Districts respectively for a period of 8 months (June 2020 to February 2021). . KRC is implementing the Humanitarian Village/Youth Saving and Loans Associations (V/YSLAs) in areas of Maratatu, Kavule and Mombasa in Kyangwali refugee settlements and Kaborogota, Bwiriza, Mukondo and Bukere in Kyaka II refugee settlement.

The APEAL II project targets a total of 3,240 people with special needs/Extremely Vulnerable Individuals (EVIs), girls and boys of concern and their care givers. The V/YSLA Plus groups are used to provide a safety net for vulnerable persons to address protection and safety issues in a more coherent and sustainable way. The specific objectives of the V/YSLA plus component under the APEAL II program include:

  1. To Mentor and coach the existing V/YSLA groups in the operations of the VSLA plus approach.
  2. To monitor progress of the existing V/YSLA groups in Kyaka II and Kyangwali refugee settlement.

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