The problem we address

Many young people in Uganda come from a broken family, or lack an adult figure to provide guidance, support, and love. This absence becomes more important once the children start school, but even as they grow into adults, permanent reminders of a difficult childhood can hinder attempts to get on in life.


We can’t reverse these gaps, but we can do something about their effects using empathy, education and empowerment.

Our solution

We work with teachers to help them work more effectively with their students.

Our aim is to enable teachers to do what they‘ve always wanted to do; guide their students, encourage them, and help them to grow and develop.

We complement this support by empowering peer mentors, who are either old students from different schools or adults who want to make a contribution to the lives of students who need it most. We make follow-up calls and visits to address any matter that arises.

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