Testimonials:

“YTT will change the community, change the learners at school and also those at our homes in a way that we see women to be equal to men, then they are given equal opportunity to do anything which they can do, without thinking that women can not do some of these things.”

Asiku Ronald, teacher in Koro Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“YTT taught me about gender ….. women are equal as men, very very important, it will make us to know once for all, we are all equal then from there nobody will mistreat the other one meaning that we are going to listen to one’s concern as it is.”

Benard Temadri, teacher in Koro Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“YTT brings this initiative of gender equality …. it gives equal opportunity to women to realise their potential in leadership, their

potential in creativity, their potential in doing so many other things…. what a man can do a women can do better, that’s one thing I believe in.”

Aluonzi Victor, teacher in Alaba Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“YTT is really interesting, marvellous and I really love it ……. I hope people are going to work together, avoid the violence in the families and people all live peacefully.”

Tito Saburi, teacher in Highland Refugee Secondary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“YTT has impacted positively on me ….. it has made me to know that both boys and girls in my class can actually do better, they can do at the same level, they are equal …..both male and female can do the same thing regardless of their physical difference….. now, I’m trying to sensitise others to try to promote equality in gender.”

Victoria Aletiru, teacher in Koro Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

"With YTT I can give them (students) knowledge that they become a better person in the future."

Ismael Saidi, teacher in Kena Valley Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“Through YTT it is going to be us to talk to these girls to be educated and to talk to the parents that girls are very vital in the

family.”

Draleru Harriet, teacher in Kena Valley Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“We shall work at changing everything and at the end of the day, girls will also know their worth in life.”

Moonlight Agnes, teacher in Highland Refugee Secondary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“Gender-Equality is educational because this time we have women emancipation."

Ayakaka Phiona, teacher in Alaba Refugee Primary School, Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement.

“Bidi Bidi is a huge refugee settlement camp and we have different people coming from different tribes and they have different perspectives about gender, so YTT creates a great impact and improves many lives of people within Bidi Bidi …. through gender

equality people understand now that when you educate a women, you educate the entire family and you educate the world.”

Sylvain Himbana, Director of the RLO Sina Loketa (YTT’s local partner in Bidi Bidi).

“YTT is very innovative …. for our teachers it is the first kind of the training they ever got and it really creates a lot of impact with their students ….. It’s very impactful for the community.”

Mawa Zacharia, Director of the RLO Sina Loketa (YTT’s local partner in Bidi Bidi)