Go 2 school initiative Uganda is a non-governmental non-profit organization supported by a vibrant, energetic and kind hearted team of 12 persons, who though are not well off have a genuine desire to help and serve humanity and in so doing spread the love of Christ and providing scholastic materials in remote areas of Uganda. .
Reusable sanitary pads given out
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 to their children. Go 2 School Initiative Uganda (G2SU), a team of vibrant and energetic persons intends to address some of these challenges in order to enable the children be able to have a decent future. This will be achieved by improving the lives of Ugandan children through social support in a selected region for a given period of time.
The target population for G2SU are poor people in rural areas who cannot afford scholastic materials, reusable sanitary pads, don’t have access to clean and safe water.
The funds to finance the activities will be obtained through existing donors, attracting new private and corporate donors.
G2SU is governed by the board of directors, assisted by the executive director and managing director. These work with other staff; programs director, finance and administration director, communications director and volunteer’s director.
Jedson has a 10 year 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 organize 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 organization 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.