Baker, Mitchell Wade (2019-05). Investigating the Feasibility of Incorporating an Agricultural Education Component: A Case Study of the Girl Power Project. Master's Thesis. Thesis uri icon


  • The Girl Power Project is an existing girl's empowerment program developed by the Just Like My Child Foundation in rural Uganda that equips girls to improve the wellbeing of their families and communities through the teaching of life skills and establishing of mentoring training. This program has experienced growth and success in their outreach to adolescent youth and has far reach into over 40 schools and communities in the Luweero Triangle where the programs are offered. According to the directors of the program, nearly all stakeholders of these communities have close ties to agriculture as a livelihood. However, agriculture education currently plays no role in the Girl Power Project curriculum. What is the feasibility of Just Like My Child to develop an agriculture education component for the Girl power Project, and for what challenges and opportunities should they be expecting and prepared for? This thesis study employs a case study method using semi-structured interviews among key stakeholder groups to answer this question.

publication date

  • May 2019