Objectives of the programme in Uganda

In 2007, the objectives of the programme in Uganda were:

  1. Improved 'coping skills' of children and youth; 
  2. Better psychosocial support for children to be provided by adults; 
  3. Increased capacity among (para)professionals, youth groups and caretakers to organise creative and recreational activities;
  4. More expertise among (para)professionals to identify the psychosocial needs of children and adequately respond to them; 
  5. Improved protection of children and youth against sexual abuse; 
  6. Increased interaction and a more positive attitude between divided groups of children.

Traditional dance in a child friendly space in Northern Uganda

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Programme Development Advisor Ernst Suur in Uganda

War Child’s Ernst Suur sees communities in Northern Uganda slowly recovering: “If everybody helps, something beautiful will grow.”

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