Connect Girls Center
Cooperative Development Organisation
Implementing Partners and Organisations
Period of Implementation
Africa: Kenya, Uganda
Bilateral Aid: USAID
Type of Activity
CONNECT Girls Center (CGC) is a six-year project (2018-2024) to increase community resilience and cooperative business performance, improve the cooperative enabling environment and to increase access to design strategies and solutions in Uganda, sharing lessons and exploring potential to create impact in Kenya and with partners more broadly. CGC is supporting local partners to increase the demand for and access to care within a health system that is responsive to all people, focusing on girls and young women age 10-24 in the west, north, east and central regions of Uganda. HealthPartners is also working with partners in Kenya to pilot health cooperatives as a design strategy to reach the informal sector through their National Health Insurance Fund.
Increase access to care and improve health outcomes.
Impact on SDGs
Number of cooperative members benefiting from services and resources delivered through cooperatives,
Percentage of female participants in usg-assisted programs designed to increase access to productive economic resources