Help Keep 50 Vulnerable Ugandan Children in School

 
$905
$19,095
Raised
Remaining
Feb 26, 2013

A Warm Welcome: GlobalGiving Visits CHEDRA!

Hugs for everyone!  When Britt Lake GlobalGiving's Director of Programs, and I visited CHEDRA's office in Masaka we received the best welcome, hugs all around.

Britt and I first spoke with staff members before visiting the school. The staff is such an inspiration! We learned more about issues facing the community where CHEDRA works, a section of Masaka which faces high levels of poverty. CHEDRA is a community-based organization working to recognize problems faced by persons in the community and then seeks solutions to eradicate them.

CHEDRA's programs are well-rounded. The staff facilitates community-based education programs focusing on HIV/AIDS prevention, maternity health, all the way to literacy training. CHEDRA’s counselors work within the schools to support children in need of a listening ear. Tom, one of CHEDRA’s staff members sums up their work in a nutshell, CHEDRA works to, “restore hope.”  

After our meeting in the office we went to visit Bugabira Community Primary School. What a second welcome! The school's choir welcomed us through song and dance, such talent! 

It was the beginning of a new term for the students and you could feel the excitement in the air. It was clear that the teachers engage the students through active conversation.

After meeting staff members and students it was difficult leaving the school. Thank you for supporting education in Uganda!

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $10
  • $25
  • $50
  • $100
  • $10
    each month
  • $25
    each month
  • $50
    each month
  • $100
    each month
  • $
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Project Leader

Moses Kigozi

MASAKA, MASAKA Uganda

Where is this project located?

Map of Help Keep 50 Vulnerable Ugandan Children in School