This project will increase access to quality education and improve the quality of life aimed at enrolling more girls, orphans and vulnerable children in schools in the district of Lira and Dokolo through public campaigns targeting parents and community leaders and by assisting with the cost of school fees and scholastic materials like books, pens, colors, pencils as well as providing sport kits to help make school and attractive to increase retention and change lives of children.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Many children in Lango especially disabled, girls and orphans are excluded from education because of emotional, physical or learning impairments. Early marriage, household chores and poverty often keep girls from finishing primary school. Children in rural schools face additional challenge of getting out of school due to lack of parental support, scholastic materials,school fee and lack of games and sports kits to keep children in school. Children walk long distance to school with nothing to eat
How will this project solve this problem?
This project shall increase public campaigns aimed at parents and community leaders to help get more girls in school life. Provision of scholastic materials and school fees shall be provided to girls, orphans and vulnerable children to support their education. The project shall also provide games and sports kits to help improve the learning environment to attract and keep children in school. Children in the disabled school shall be provided with nutritious meals.
Potential Long Term Impact
Children in the hardest to reach areas are given a chance to go to school. A safe learning environment created in Lango sub region. Quality education is improved. Importance and benefits of education increased among children and community members of 5 schools
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.