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Project Details

Teenage Mothers and Child Support Foundation (TMC) is a NGO which was founded in 2012 to support the people of the community.

How we started

Teenage mothers and child support foundation is a non-profit making organization that started in 2012 after realizing that there was a need to control the rate at which teenage pregnancies where widely occurring. On conducting several surveys, it showed us that the girl child has been liberated from many social injustices like early marriages, denial of education, domestic violence and child labour among others; however pregnancy levels among teenage girls keeps increasing in most parts of the country. It’s against this background that the founder members felt the need to rise up and demarcate ways through which we can help the victims and also work together with local authority to create an end to this vice.

TMC unlike other volunteer hosting organizations, we are entirely run by a team of committed local Ugandans who are very concerned about our communities which volunteers come to help teenage mothers and their children in different activities with no costs apart from transportation and your accommodation here in Uganda participate now in our programs and develop communities. 

Our Vision

Sustaining a respectable status of Teenagers in the society.

Objectives

Create a society where children rights are respected.

Fighting the stigmatization of young mothers Availing a conducive upbringing of teenage birth babies. Curbing child and societal violence. Equipping communities with information, bringing closer communal services like boreholes hence distancing children from isolated areas where elements of rape would have taken course. Empowering teenage mothers with lifelong skills which allow them support their children. Equipping community leaders and parents with relevant knowledge and skills of preventing teenage pregnancies.

What drives us

For the past years dating as early as 2010, Uganda has had the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in sub- Saharan Africa at over 25% despite the numerous laws put in place criminalizing defilement, gender discrimination and other forms of child violence.

The Uganda National Adolescents Health Policy defines adolescents as people between the ages of 10 and 19. This is broadly seen as the active age when society would expect the girl child of today to be pursuing their studies prior to participating in the development of our country. We have often discussed issues affecting women concentrating on gender discrimination, domestic violence , poverty, ownership of land and poverty seldom do we talk about this vice of teenage pregnancy which is certainly a ticking time bomb consuming society right from the grass root.

Become a Volunteer

To volunteer here is a life changing experience which you will never forget. To volunteer with an organization Called TMCSF (Teenage mothers and child support foundation) is certainly not only going to put something into desperately poor communities, but also give you an adventure of a lifetime.

Volunteers participate in our programs from all over the world including. Volunteers coming from all walks of life and ages, we started hosting volunteers in 2013 and volunteer applications are accepted from all over the world. 

The main focus of the project is on
NPO Status
Yes, registered non-profit organisation
Foundation Year
2012
Contact Person
Nancy Nabubwaya
Spoken Languages
English

Social Impact

Our Mission

TMC works with the teenage mothers by Promoting a positive lifestyle of the marginalized girl child to be able to live a meaningful life.

Our Goals

  • Actualization of the rights of teenage mothers in Uganda
  • Protect teenage mother’s rights at risk in Uganda.
  • Build the capacity of teenage mothers and other Support structures for the realization of the rights of teenage mothers.
  • Equip teenage mothers with practical life skills to increase their incomes to meet their needs