Strengthen Resilience and Promote Inclusive Governance (STRENPO) Brief For women and youth in vulnerable communities, 2018 – 2021
The CARE Programme strategy 2020 identifies 3 thematic areas: Strengthening gender equality and women’s voice, promoting inclusive governance and increasing resilience; as areas for addressing underlying causes of poverty and addressing social injustices. CARE Denmark has secured a Strategic Partnership Agreement with DANIDA that has subsequently led to an agreement between CARE Denmark and CARE Uganda designing a Programme to strengthen Resilience and Promote Inclusive Governance STRENPO for women and youth in vulnerable communities 2018-2021. The Program will promote an inclusive humanitarian and development approach that will lead to the economic empowerment of women and youth in refugee and host communities and improve governance of Natural with adaptive capacities against climate change and environmental degradation while facilitating peaceful co-existence and social cohesion among Refugees and host communities in the regions of Arua, Kyegegwa and Kyenjojo.
The program will strengthen the capacities and assets of vulnerable households, in particular women and youth, to deal with shocks through a range of approaches, and successful models such as community-based adaptation (CBA) strengthening collectives for resilient livelihoods and financial inclusion, Community-Based Monitors (CBM) ensuring participation at community level, and the Inter-District Forums – as a multistakeholder space, serve as the foundation of the Strengthening Resilience program.