Thank you all for the moral and financial support that goes towards educating children, ore so, the girl child.
Besides suffering from the effects of COVID-19, we risk having the children at home where they may be lured into early marriages, early unprotected sex, pregnancy, severe poverty and pure hopelessness.
The children we had groomed for the last 7 years are now back to zero ground without our protection, support, education and hope.
We herefore ask you to remember us as we struggle through this. Shcools are closed. The senior class of 35 children are the ones allowed to return to school. Teachers wont be paid because the parents have exausted their financial contributions towrds educating children.
We ask that you help us with two current issues:
1) Furnishing the new classrooms geared to declutter students when they return. 25 to 25 Desks are needed, each at $13.00 per desk.
2) Contribute to salaries of these 6 teachers who have sacrificed and remain teaching the senior class of 35 students til March- when they sit for their final exams. Teacher salries range from $100 to $250 per month.
Thank you for your assistance.
Kiwonnongo Foundation and St Jerome Emilian Academy.
Academic Year 2018 we had about 280 children. In 2019 we had about 300. Both years we had about 0.1 % drop out rate.
PLE was passed with excellent grades in both years.
We have provided Uganda with the best citizens of the future and we cannot do it alone.
Thank you for your continued financial support.
We are in a process of reducing class overcrowding in St Jerome Emilian Academy in Lunya, we have come up with a plan to make our own building materials. Here, a distinguished senior teacher( university graduate) Okumu Ronald is preparing bricks for the upcoming classes. Thank you Mr. Okumu.
The struggle of eliminating illiteracy and teaching the children their rights as Ugandan productive citizens starts with selflessness. Grades shall lead Ugandan children to colleges and universities, BUT if that graduate does not know how to produce food or build a house or repair a desk, the degree might as well be a degree of lack of basic knowledge.
Uganda needs to support skills training and hands-on curriculum so that our future men and women become global citizens. Life is more than academics, life is about living wisely.
Please donate and support us decrease crowded classes -50 to 60 children in a class is not the best learning setting.
At Kiwonnongo Foundation Inc Uganda, a lot of strides have been made.
The Senior Secondary School is vibrant with 8 youths who are eager to learn hands-on skills as well as academics.
Five youths have successfully been enrolled in Blessed Trinity school in Nalweeyo, one of our nearest prestigious schools about 150 miles from us (it is the nearest productive senior secondary school). Three boys and two girls that outgrew the education system are now enjoying a learning experience, thanks to your donations. Without you, these children would be married off to the highest bidder. They would have had many children of their own or would have died due to pregnancy complications. The boys would have married already and suffering to provide for their new families enforced on them by a culture they all know too well.
In the primary section, the 300 + children and thriving, vibrant and happy. All are shown from their smiling faces and the type of English they speak right now.
We are taking on the major responsibility of teaching their parents too, to learn the values of education. It is not about getting rich. It is about knowing one's rights and using that knowledge for the future.
Please donate and support these children's education and hands-on skills via Kiwonnongo Foundation. $10.00 a month is all one child needs. We have 300+. Thank you for your generosity.
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