Education
 Uganda
Project #10012

Give Education to 135 Vulnerable Ugandan Children

by CHEDRA (Community Health, Empowerment, Development and Relief Agency)

Summary

Bugabira Community Primary School provides education to vulnerable children but receives no government support.Currently the school teaches 135 orphans and vulnerable children but cannot survive without setting minimum school fees for attendance. This is a great burden for poor guardians, many of which are infected with HIV/AIDS. Help us build a funding base so that school fees are no longer such a hindrance and more children can access education.
$6,000
total goal
$0
remaining
74
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

Many children living in the Masaka region have no access to primary school education. Due to the HIV epidemic, many children are orphans and others face an uncertain future as their guardians struggle with poverty and ill-health. Children in this area are commonly malnourished and illiterate. Accessible schools charge high fees which guardians, especially those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, cannot afford. This situation needs immediate attention as the future of the community is at stake.

Solution

Bugabira Primary School was constructed to provide affordable, accessible and high-quality education to the poorest families of Masaka. Currently however, the school can not survive financially without charging minimum school fees. Every dollar gained through this project will reduce school expenditure and therefore open fee-free places for the neediest children.

Long-Term Impact

The ultimate goal of Bugabira Primary School is to provide education to all students free-of-charge. This would open opportunities for further study or decent work to the youth populations of Bugabira and surrounding villages, empowering them to shape their own lives and become agents of change within their communities.

Resources

http:/​/​www.chedra.wordpress.com
CHEDRA website
Be-More Profile of CHEDRA

Organization Information

CHEDRA (Community Health, Empowerment, Development and Relief Agency)

Location: Masaka - Uganda
Project Leader:
Moses Kigozi
Masaka, Masaka 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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