MTN Girls with Tools is an initiative funded by MTN Uganda Foundation in collaboration with Smart Girls Foundation is a leading youth-led not for profit organization which skills young girls and women in economic and vocational programs.
MTN Foundation supported Smart Girls Foundation in June 2019 during the 21 Days of Y’ello Care and the organization has made strides in training girls in male dominated professions. The Foundation facilitated the setup of a new training facility to train 400 girls annually in mechanical, computer application, Electricity Installation, Welding, Carpentry, Tailoring and house painting skills. This will create 40 new women lead businesses yearly.
Project scope includes a training facility, service bay, washing bay, and renovation of the existing classroom block as well as a computer lab connected on internet.
For more information on the courses and programs of the centre, please visit https://www.smartsgirls.org/