The Introduction of UPE led to increase in Enrollment for all primary and secondary schools. However, over 67% of those who start Primary don’t finish the seventh year and the same trends of drop outs are evident in Secondary schools.
Nearly 90%of Uganda’s 40+ million people live in small towns and rural areas and roughly two thirds of them lack access to clean water. Poor sanitation worsen the problem. Water borne diseases and infant mortality are wide spread.
With partnership from Hope seeds Inc, Day3seeds and Lutheran Church of Uganda, over 120 women in Ibanda district were trained in vegetable growing, value addition and nutrition! Many seeds were freely distributed and we are grateful to the partners who paid for these seeds.