Education is the foundation for growth. It translates into better living conditions, less violence against women and more stable economies
After 22 years of violent war in North Uganda, the first priority in the resettlement process was education for their children.
With 2 million people in refugee camps for over 20 years, there were virtually no schools left to go to after the war.
In the Kibera slums, schooling is rare, and when available, the physical condition of the classrooms is deplorable
Seventy percent of the people in Northern Kenya live below the poverty line and cannot meet basic needs for food, water, shelter, sanitation, education and health care.
When we first visited this school, the latrines had collapsed and the children were forced to use the surrounding woods.
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We work directly with the communities to build the schools.