Annual Diocesan Princesses Conference:
This is a one week girls’ conference usually held in the third week of January. It is grand gathering of all the girls from all over the diocese and beyond. The programme is fun filled with topical issues critical to girls and youth. These include God’s endless love for mankind, womanhood and its positions, chastity, the Lordship of Jesus, entertainments and performances. This conference is open to all girls regardless of religion, status, education, but from the age of 13-35yrs.
Holiday Princesses Camps:
This is a follow-up of the Diocesan Conference. It is a weekend Camp starting from Thursday Afternoon to Sunday in a selected parish within a deanery which happens during the First and Second term Holiday (May and August). This Camp also makes it possible for girls who couldn’t make it to the diocesan conference to attend. This is organised in coordination with the hosting Parish Priest and the youth office. Other girls within the deanery are also welcome to participant.
This is the monthly fellowship held within each Chapels, to strengthen the girls in the faith and in the chaste life. The forum also involves bible sharing, prayers, experiential sharing, testimonies and issues of concern. The issues of the concern are received and handled by the Princesses Protection Teams (PPTs).
Princesses Quarterly Retreats:
This is a quarterly one day retreat at Parish level were all the girls converge for prayer, Bible sharing, penance and adoration. It’s purpose is to strengthen the faith and the chastity stance of the girls.
These are programmes promoting the virtues of chastity and strengthening those living chaste lives in schools, Parishes and places of work.
Annual Princesses Sunday:
This is one Sunday in a year where the girls from within the entire Parish animate and take on the liturgy of the Sunday Mass at the Parish chapel. This Princesses Sunday is to achieve the recognition and the participation of the girls within the church programmes.
School Princesses Recollection:
Aware that the schools have the highest number of youth, the programmes under this is intended to reach-out to the girls even while at school through one day or half day recollections.
Annual Princesses Tea with the Bishop and Mother General:
Annually the princesses’ leaders (Executives) have a brief Tea with their Bishop and mother General of the Little Sisters of Mary Immaculate of Gulu (LSMIG) Congregation as a mode to ‘hear wisdom from the father and mother. It is also a day were certain proposals are made across to the elders of the faith for considerations.
Princesses Protection Teams (PPTs):
These are girls’ protection Committees existing in every Catholic Parish within the diocese. These groups are tasked with receiving, recording and handling cases of girl-child abuses within their localities. The PPTs receives cases of rights denial, abuses and exploitations such as denial of education, force to marriage, defilements, physical abuses, sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBVs), segregation due to gender and many others.
Princesses Vocational Schools:
This is a vocational school established to provide vocational skills to teen mothers, school dropout girls, and poor and vulnerable girls. The school provides tailoring, crafts making, computer lessons, catering and any other courses deemed proper for the girls. This is to enable them to become self employed and overcome the torturing weight of poverty.
Chastity is the Jesus’ call to all youth and the ministry is also playing its part in promoting it. This is being done in all the conferences and Camps. It is being done through signing a Commitment to Chastity Card.
Vocational training for teen mothers, School drop outs and poor and vulnerable girls:
In the bid to empower the girls to live economically and financially independent, the vocational training places them on the road to self employment and therefore financial independence. The courses trained include tailoring, Catering, Craft making, computer, hairdressing, and many others. Under this, the girls can be admitted in the princesses’ vocation school or any other institution of the girl’s course of interest.
Scholarship to brilliant and enthusiastic Teen Mothers, school drop outs and poor and vulnerable girls:
Girl-Child education is a right and a prerequisite for community growth and development; unfortunately in Northern Uganda and particularly in West Nile region, Girl-Child education is the least and the most ignored. We have continuous request for scholarships to support more girls. With only $300, a girl can be in school for the whole year! With only $100, a teen mother can complete her vocational training! With only $10, a girl can attend the one week Conference and be changed FOREVER! Will You Be That Savior?
Income Generating Activities (IGA) to Teen Mothers, School dropout and poor and vulnerable girls:
Income Generating Activities (IGA) enables teen mothers, school dropouts and poor and vulnerable girls to begin a life free from exploitation and abuse caused by poverty and dependence. The IGA is a basic capital for business enterprise. With only $250, You can set a teen mother on the road to freedom!