Outreach Uganda to Begin Fourth Classroom Block at School

March 12, 2015

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Outreach Uganda – February Update on Northern Uganda School Activities

Carol Davis, Outreach Uganda’s founder and president, was in Uganda this past February along with two other U.S. volunteers. The first half of their trip was visiting the Agwata school in northern Uganda where OU is partnering with the community in operating this primary school with over 420 students from Nursery through P-7.  The community was making earthen bricks to build the fourth classroom block at the school which will house two Nursery classrooms.  The volunteers helped community members make bricks the first Saturday they were in Agwata.

Outreach Uganda volunteer helping make bricks for school.

Outreach Uganda volunteer helping make bricks for our northern Uganda school in February.

Later, they met and photographed eleven students (six were girls!) who completed P7 in 2014 and were now progressing on to either secondary or vocational training.  Here is one of our volunteers who helped make bricks!

New School Year Begins Feb. 1 with Over 420 Students

The school year started February 1 along with much excitement over new desks for the P5 classroom, the brick making going on for the new classroom block which will start in May, and cheering on our students who completed P7 this past December and are now progressing to secondary with the help of scholarships from our child sponsorship program.

Our Girls’ Education Initiative program continues to thrive and in fact, be overwhelmed with the large number of girls participating in the program. We now have over 100 girls who participate in weekly meetings with our Girls’ Education coordinator.  Carol returns to Uganda again in May and July this year.