Children who are not in school are at risk of human trafficking, starvation and disease. School keeps kids off the streets, fed a meal each day and focuses on personal hygiene, and skills to survive and thrive and become positive contributors to their communities.
Children complete examinations through the UGANDA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS BOARD
Term 3 - Feb 8, 2021 (to resume from last term due to Covid-19)
Covid Safety Protocols and Return to School Guideline
This academic year will end in July 2021.
Primary 7 will move to senior 1 after passing their primary leaving examinations in March.
The transition will happen after the end of this academic year 2021, after July.
*Note: all this transition will happen after end of this academic year 2021.
Also Note: we are expected to have 2 school terms between March and July 2021.
All finalist classes such as Primary 7, Senior 4, and Senior 6 are scheduled to start final exams from the 25th of February to end of March. Once all complete, students will return home and leave space for the rest of learners. This will have completed their academic year 2021.
There are currently 65 children enrolled to attend primary and secondary schools. Each child receives a home visit and needs assessment.
Children attend the school closest to their home and walk in groups for safety.
No child is taken from their home.
Additional fees for School Supplies and Uniforms is once a year and included in the cost.
Primary school (Kindergarten-7) - 1 child $ 25/mth or $ 300/year
Secondary school (High School) - 1 child $ 42/mth or $ 500/year
The Bruce and Lorraine Macpherson Rotary Guelph Trillium Bursary for $ 500 CAD
is awarded once a year to support older students wishing to pursue higher education.
2021 - Isaac Kitamirike - Medical Laboratory Techniques, Bugembe Institute of Health Sciences
2020 - Huldah - Purchasing & Supplies Management YMCA College of Business Studies, Jinja
2019 - Wotari Mwajuma - Early Childhood Education, Tubalera Vocational Training Institute, Jinja
Vocational Training and higher learning is only a dream for most children in Uganda
Thank you for your support in making this possible
O & A classes and Vocational Skills Training sponsorship is also an option.
Vocational Skills Training - 1 child $ 100/mth or $ 1200/year
Contact us to find out more about what programs are available.
Primary six, primary seven, senior three, Senior four, senior five and senior six, children in all those classes have been allowed to start schooling. While the rest of classes will fully start in March. Masks and distancing will remain in place.
A day at school with Sharon Kamya who cares and works closely with the children and assures that the needs of the children are met, such as shoes, uniforms and school supplies. Sharon also teaches the children about the generosity of the donors who support them. Thank you!
Funded through a Gala Dinner organized by Rotaract Guelph, Wotari Mwajuma, a local 18 year old - has been enrolled in Early Childhood Education and Development at Tubalera Vocational Training Institute in Jinja. Wotari began studies on the 8th/May/2017 and is seen here practicing songs with the children. Wotari is summarizing and doing her final exams in December and will graduate next year.
Women in the local village make the uniforms for our sponsored children. Sharon communicates the sizing and information needed for boys and girls.