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Empowerment for Youth by Youth

Reach a Hand Uganda is a youth centered organisation focusing on youth empowerment programs with emphasis on Livelihoods & Skills Development, Behavior Change Communication, Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights, and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention


Why we do what we do

Our efforts are timely to make a contribution to ensuring that every young person in Uganda can access the accurate information to aid and direct them in taking that crucial life decision regarding their live skills and development, behavior change communication and sexual reproductive health and rights.

  • 7.3 Million

    Ugandans are 15-24 years of age

  • 4.5 Million

    Ugandan youth are unemployed

  • 32.9 %

    of the country population is aged between 10 - 24 years

  • 25 %

    of adolescents have begun childbearing

  • 19 %

    of women aged 15-19 have given birth.

  • 5 %

    Health centres in Uganda provide Youth Friendly Sexual Reproductive Health Services

  • 63 %

    young people were not happy with the services they received at a health center

  • 14 %

    of teenage girls aged 15 - 19 years use a contraceptive method due to have limited access to contraception

  • 27 %

    of adolescents in rural areas are child bearing.