Uganda has the highest school dropout rate in East Africa, according to a report released by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This has been blamed on the failure of parents to provide scholastic materials and other school requirements for their children. Go 2 School Initiative Uganda (G2SU), a team of vibrant and energetic people, intends to address some of these challenges, to enable children be able to have a decent future. This will be achieved by improving the lives of Ugandan children through social support in selected regions for given periods of time.
The target population of G2SU are poor people in rural areas who cannot afford scholastic material, sanitary equipment, have no access to clean and safe water, among other needs.
The funds to finance the activities will be obtained through existing donors, attracting new private and corporate donors and well-wishers.
G2SU is governed by a board of directors, assisted by an executive director and managing director. These work with other staff; programs director, finance and administration director, communications director and volunteers’ director.
“Go 2 School Initiative Uganda has a role to play in the lives of girls. As the mothers of the nation, we give priority to girl education. So many girls have skipped classes in rural areas of Uganda due to lack of sanitary pads. This forces them between 5 – 10 days out of school which distracts their education. For this reason we started handing out reusable sanitary pads to a few girls which has had a positive impact to a few families. With more support to us we are likely to have a substantial positive effect .”
Go 2 school initiative Uganda is a non-government non-profit organization. Supported by a vibrant, energetic and kind hearted team of 12 people, who have a genuine desire to help and serve humanity. In so doing, they spread the love of Christ through providing scholastic material in remote areas of Uganda.
Reusable sanitary pads given out
Go 2 School initiative Uganda strives to spread the Word of God to the World.
Supporting single mothers with their family needs and young gilrs to stay in school
Providing scholastic materials to the less privileged in remote areas of Uganda.
To give a chance to every child in Uganda to benefit from an education and to have a sound start in life
Jedson has 10 years’ solid experience in social work and after having worked with several non-profitable organizations in Uganda, he founded Go 2 School Initiative Uganda and was helped with a few friends to ensure that the organization grows.
He is responsible for soliciting funds from different entities.
Ruurd is a retired business man from his company. He learned from experience how to achieve a goal by following a vision, and how to organise to achieve it.
His vision is that education is the road to development, and development is the road out of poverty. That is why he supports Go 2 School Initiative Uganda.
He is connected to the organisation in the Netherlands, and works to acquire funds for the implementation of projects in Uganda.
Renate is an anthropologist, social worker and educational professional. She had the opportunity to study at six universities in four countries. The studies were accompanied by NGO projects in Thailand, Bolivia and Guatemala.
Here she was confronted with educational inequality. It inspired her to dedicate herself to creating educational opportunities across the world.
She is a highly skilled and motivated social worker from the Netherlands. She is in charge of different sections like finance but mostly passionate about fundraising for the kids and collecting kids materials from different generous people.
Barlow is our specialist with matters tech related. He has experience with children, having been an administrator in a primary school. He is responsible for all technology related isseus at the Go 2 School initiative