Children
 Uganda
Project #6605

Educate 70 slum vulnerable children in Uganda

by Youth Aid Uganda

Summary

This project will support 70 urban slum vulnerable children who unable to afford school requirements, with scholastic materials and counseling to enable them enroll and stay in school.
$22
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

There are over 20,000 orphans and other vulnerable urban slum children in Kampala City slums according to Kampala City Council Local Quality Assurance Survey 2007. Although Uganda government provides free universal primary and secondary education, many urban slum children drop out of school due to inability to meet school requirements like lunch, scholastic materials and boarding fees. This project will support 70 vulnerable children to enroll and stay in school urban slum areas in Kampala city

Solution

Youth Aid Uganda will support the vulnerable urban slum children with boarding fees and personal items for girl child, school uniforms, lunch, scholastic materials and counseling services to enable them enroll and stay in school.

Long-Term Impact

The project will educate 70 vulnerable urban slum children allowing them to rise out of poverty, which will provide them with knowledge and skills for gainful employment leading to better standards of living in the slum communities.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.youthaiduganda.org
sutainable livelihoods and development
health education and promotion

Organization Information

Youth Aid Uganda

Location: Kampala, Central region - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.youthaiduganda.org
Youth Aid Uganda
Project Leader:
Kizito Malumba
Kampala, Kampala district Uganda

Funded Project!

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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