By Emanuele Santi | President and Co/Founder of Afrilanthropy
Greetings from Lira, Uganda. While we are very thankful for the support you have provided over the years, education is a powerful tool for breaking the cycle of poverty and creating opportunities for a better future.
By donating to this project, you have helpd to provide young people in Uganda with the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their dreams.
We are excited to announce that we are instituting a new scholarship for the most talented youth in the "Gift a Future" project. This scholarship will provide financial assistance to students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and dedication in their studies, helping them to pursue their educational goals and achieve success.
We believe that this scholarship will help to encourage and support young people in their educational pursuits, and we hope that you will join us in making it a reality.
We appeal to you to donate to this project and help us make a difference in the lives of young people in Uganda. Your donation can make a significant impact on the lives of these young people, and we believe that together we can create a more equitable and just society.
Please consider a new donation and/or invite other friends and family to join us
18 Months in: New Opportunities and New Challenges
By Rhiannon Matthias | Communications Manager
18 months of the Gift a Future Campaign! Since our last report, we have participated in the Little by Little Campaign and #GivingTuesday. Our donors have continued to support the students at St. John Bosco Vocational Training School.
As the lives and livelihoods have slowly returned to the pre-COVID norm, education in many African countries are yet to fully recover. Already challenged education systems are further burdened by the inflation crisis that has been experienced across the world, further complicating parents ability to fInance their children’s education.
For this reason, scholarships continue to be an invaluable way to improve educational outcomes. Even further, the emphasis on future employability as part of education means that students at the vocational school can contribute to their households in a more meaningful way upon graduation. By donating to this project you are not only giving a future to the student by subsidising their fees, but also to their family members, and even their communities.
Thank you to all of our donors! We hope to keep this spirit of generosity burning bright as we gear up for the next Little by Little campaign in September.
By emanuele santi | President and Co/Founder of Afrilanthropy
Uganda is back in the news as Ebola is spreading through the country. While the region of Lira appears to be spared from the contageon the community around the school is grappling with the fear that the disease woudl further add vulnerability to this poor area of the country.
On this backdrop, we are strenghtening our committment to support the students of the St. John Bosco vocational training school at this critical juncture and we appeal to all our donors to support our next round of fundraising taking advantage of the Giving Tuesday
GlobalGiving is offering a $1,200,000 Incentive Fund that will be distributed to participants proportionally based on final fundraising totals on Giving Tuesday.
We hope you will considering making a gift to help us meet our goal of earning a strong share of incentive funds from GlobalGiving!
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