GIDEON KABENGE BAcpa Diam – Executive Director UGANDA
WAKISO DISTRICT, NANSANA MUNICIPALITY, KAMPALA
UGANDA EAST AFRICA
Years 1 – 7
Single mums: 40
Provide government approved quality education for poor rural community in the Wakiso District, Nansana – including orphans, local children, with support for teachers and other integral operations such as a daily food progamme, secure building and property standards, and self-sustaining work project for single mums to enable them to continue sending their children to school.
PROJECT 1 – School projects
Support education funding requirements for:
- LOCAL COMMUNITY CHILDREN
- DAILY FOOD PROGRAMME;
- SECURITY, BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS
- PROCUREMENT OF ADJACENT PROPERTIES FOR PURPOSE OF FOOD SUSTAINABILITY
Supply and maintain :
- Quality primary education materials for orphans and children from local community
- Appropriate numbers of qualified teachers suited to this demography
- Opportunities for teacher qualification upgrades
- Daily food programme for students and teachers
- Appropriate buildings, property, security requirements
- Complete student/staff classroom block
- Establish electricity on site
- Purchase adjoining properties for self-sustaining agricultural food projects
- Initiate further self-sustaining projects when and as appropriate
- All students have access to materials necessary to achieve at their educational level.
- Suitably qualified teachers are consistently paid their award wages.
- A varied nutritious daily meal is provided for students and staff.
- Security fencing completely encloses the property.
- Security guards are onsite 24/7.
- Gardens provide appropriate quantities of food.
- Electricity is available and all rooms have lights and power points.
Further self-sustaining food projects operational and effective
PROJECT 2 – Single Mums Capacity Building
SINGLE MUMS “CAPACITY BUILDING” PROJECT TO SELF SUSTAIN AND ENABLE PAYMENT OF SCHOOL FEES
- Raise capital to Initiate, train and oversee self-sustaining “event-hire” business for single mothers of students in community – hire out of all requirements for community events eg weddings etc (Gazebos, tables, chairs , accessories, catering, waitressing etc. This is a common aspect of African culture – events often last for days, and “halls” etc are either not available or very expensive.)
Enables single mothers to provide adequately for their family at home, and to continue fee payment for their children to attend school.
- Equipment hire for local weddings and events returns profit and enables further re-seeding into project