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Send 150 war orphans to school in Northern Uganda

 
$335
$34,665
Raised
Remaining

Summary

CCI - Uganda will sponsor 150 orphans from 3 villages in Northern Uganda so they can attend boarding school where challenges of day to day life in the villages will not interfere with their education.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Children in villages in Northern Uganda have a completion rate in school of 25% and those who can afford the school fees often go on an empty stomach after doing their daily chores. Our goal is to sponsor 150 children so they can attend boarding school where the day to day struggles of village life will not interfere with their education. Many of these children are from child headed families where there both parents were killed in a civil war that lasted over 20 years.

How will this project solve this problem?

CCI - Uganda works actively at the village level to identify orphans that will benefit most from the opportunity to go to school. Children will be sponsored for three years which includes transportation, boarding, uniforms, supplies and school fees.

Potential Long Term Impact

Students sponsored through this program will have developed skills and will be able to support themselves and their families. This will reduce the chances that they will enter into child labor or be recruited into criminal behavior.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $335

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $335 .  The original project funding goal was $35,000.

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Kenneth Odur

Executive Director
Lira, Northern Uganda

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