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Miss Uganda Foundation In Partnership With Yellow Card Uganda To Promote Charity

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Miss Uganda Foundation came into partnership with Yellow Card Uganda to do an outreach of Charity in Mengo Kisenyi.

Yellow Card Uganda is an American Financial Technology (FinTech) startup that focuses on building a new financial infrastructure for the African continent.

Miss Uganda Foundation is an umbrella movement of talented young ladies member-based like- minded organizations driven to end violence against women and girls in Kampala. This cluster is led by Pascal, the Executive Director MYDEL.

Teenage pregnancy is a total fear for most young teenage girls in the country and Worldwide. But as Miss Uganda foundation, they realized that comforting these young mothers in a way of advising and being there for them will at least give good health towards their future aspects. The kind of advice given to the required teaching their skilled labor, making themselves busy to eliminate negative thinking in their minds.

The beneficiaries under Mengo Youth Development Link(MYDEL) received food assistance, baby care products, and personal care products.

“The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns have hit hard on these teen mothers and 80% of them got pregnant in lockdown and others have dropped out of school. Many of them cannot afford a decent meal as well as taking care of the babies,” said Pascal Executive Director MYDEL.

The Customer Relations Manager Eric of Yellow Card Uganda trained the young mothers on how to manage resources and the importance of having a savings culture even in the toughest of times.

Miss Uganda’s 1st Runner’s Up, Mariam Nyamate, appreciated the role Yellow Card plays in financial literacy and opportunities in Africa. She also encouraged the young mothers who still have an opportunity to go back to school and increase their chances of earning and living better.

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