Northern Ugandan female artiste Pretty B has embarked in helping child mothers within Gulu and the communities beyond.
She was seen visiting a number of these girls earlier this week with her team members from the Pretty B Foundation.
Pretty says; CHILD/TEENAGE PREGNANCY Teenage pregnancy in Gulu communities is beyond the expected. The increase in child and teenage pregnancy in our communities is so alarming, a lot of young girls got pregnant during COVID-19 period. Some of these girls are rejected by both their parents and the men responsible. Leaving them devastated with no hope of a better life or ever returning to school.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent girls which has led to child mothers is complex and the consequences have the potential to be long lasting. So to minimize the damage this has brought on girls lives, particularly those already facing rejection PRETTY BEATRICE foundation and well-wishers responds now to the impact Covid-19 is having on our little sisters/children in Gulu communities. Physical and psychological support is urgently needed so as to address or gun the expected danger since some of them are already seeing suicide as their only alternative......
Pretty b foundation is the foundation established to help the young mothers and encourage them to hold on to hope.
Picture showing Pretty B with child mothers at Acholi Quarter in Kampala