Greetings from Idjwi Island! There is much to report from the primary school in Buhumba Village.
We have approximately 450 students at the school this term. We anticipate an increased enrollment next fall and are looking into ways to accommodate additional students. This fall, the school was chosen as a regional site for the national primary school exam. This is the first time that the school has been selected for this important examination.
Covid-19 continues to be a concern. Although vaccine distribution has been very limited, medical checks are conducted at the main port near the school, mask usage is good, and we maintain a handwashing station at the school.
The Idjwi Island Education Fund continues to support the students. Our local medical staff provides check ups and medicines. We are also completing additions to the administrative building, which houses the medical clinic.
We appreciate the generous contributions from our many supporters and ask that you remember the fund this year on Giving Tuesday and as many of you make year end contributions.
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.
Get Reports via Email
We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.
Give the gift of stability in a time of instability. Set up an automatic, monthly gift now and get matched at 100%—because the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt us all, and it will take all of us to overcome it. Terms and conditions apply.
Monthly giving is as easy, safe, and as inexpensive as a Netflix subscription. Start a monthly donation to Idjwi Island Education Fund today and get matched at 100%. Terms and conditions apply.