WHO WE ARE
The Casey Foundation was founded in 2020. We are a not-for-profit organization that advocates for protecting and safeguarding female adolescents against child marriages and teenage pregnancies. We believe that ending child marriage and adolescent pregnancies will remove a significant barrier to global progress and ensure a world where girls look forward to their future. We aim to build a lot in which all girls have the opportunity to reach significant heights.
FORMATION OF CASEY FOUNDATION
The incredible journey of Casey Foundation began very unexpectedly. Walufu, the Founder watched a story that aired on NBS TV, a local television station on 6th June 2020 in Lwanda village, Luuka district in Eastern Uganda where a 13 year old pupil of primary five got pregnant and in her narration said,” the man bought me a bottle of soda, a cake, gave me 2000 UGX (less than 1 USD) and promised to buy me a dress. I had sex with him, I conceived and now thinking of abortion but life is hard”. Her friends of the same school also narrated; “During menstruation, the man got me pads (Sanitary towels), after he asked me to reward him, we had sex and I got pregnant.”, “he used to come to our house and did whatever he wanted with me and when I got pregnant, he is nowhere to be seen.”
Watch our formation story here https://youtu.be/qSfVh4vhe1M
We aim to educate, empower, and provide entrepreneurial capacity and opportunities to young girls (from 9 to 19 years) and their families (already victims and those at a risk of falling victims of child brides and teenage mothers) especially those from the poor rural areas and disadvantaged group settings. We are committed to seeing all girls live to their full potential. Because of our commitment, we have structured programmes and measures to help in achieving our objectives.
To see a world free of child marriages and teenage pregnancies where girls live to their full potential.
To fight and end child marriages and teenage pregnancies through education, skilling, advocacy, mentorship, and empowerment for young vulnerable girls to attain their full potential.
1. To educate and rally parents and community members about child marriage and teenage pregnancy.
2. To encourage enforcement of supportive laws and policies against child marriage and teenage pregnancy.
3. To empower girls with information, skills, and support networks.
4. To enhance girls' access to high-quality education through providing economic support and incentives to them and their families.
OUR CORE VALUES
Integrity: In delivering our services, we aim to display honesty guided by moral principles and moral uprightness, leading us to ethical performance.
Empowerment: We equip beneficiaries with confidence, autonomy, and self-determination, especially in controlling their lives and claiming their rights.
Impartiality: We value social justice, and this means that we treat similar cases that are equal and focus on creating equality of opportunities for the disadvantaged.
Co-operation: We work together with all relevant partners from the grassroots to the top to achieve our common purpose for our common cause.
WHO WE ARE
The Casey Foundation was founded in 2020. We are a not-for-profit organization that advocates for protecting and safeguarding female adolescents against child marriages and teenage pregnancies. We believe that ending child…