Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda

 
$197,101
$52,899
Raised
Remaining
Feb 13, 2012

We <3 YOU!

Letter of Gratitude
Letter of Gratitude

Happy Valentine's Day!

We <3 our donors for their love, care, and support of our students.  Visitors to the project often remark how grateful students like Jonathan (see the letter below) are for the education they're receiving thanks to donors like you.  If you need some warm fuzzies, read on...

Because of you,

*our fourth class of primary school graduates have gone on to attend secondary school - 97 students total.

*97% have passed with a B or higher grade average.

*55% passed with a A or higher grade average, a feat not experienced by their counterparts who have parents who are alive and amenities of city life, like electricity and food security.

*the two students who wished to learn a trade instead have gone on to receive vocational training and gainful employment.

*both Nyaka and Kutamba Primary Schools are now bustling and full with average classes of 30 students in grades preschool - Primary 7.

*every day 487 students get two meals plus snack - for most this is their only meal of the day.

*25,000 community members enjoy clean water at the Nyaka Primary School.

*students and their caretakers have access to a nurse who can supply simple medicine like aspirin or tablets for tummyaches.

Because of you, nearly 500 children and 6,200 grandmothers' lives are just a little bit brighter and filled with hope.

That's why we <3 YOU.

Preschool Student
Preschool Student
Students Walking Home - upwards of 7 miles
Students Walking Home - upwards of 7 miles
Community Members at Health Clinic
Community Members at Health Clinic

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Project Leader

Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

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