UGANDA

THE NEED

Nearly 400,000 children

are estimated to be out of school. (UNESCO)

“Half of the pupils in Universal Primary Schools (UPE) cannot read or answer simple questions in mathematics.” (Uganda Bureau of Statistics 2016)  

78% Literacy rate

 

38%

Population below poverty line (2013 est)

 

*Sources: https://www.unicef.org/ghana/REALLY_SIMPLE_STATS_-_Is- sue_4(1).pdf, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ geos/gh.html

THE IMPACT

Edify began a pilot program in 2019.

Training

We will post the first year of results in October 2019

Loans

We will post the first year of results in October 2019

 

EDIFY TEAM IN UGANDA

Godfrey Lugolobi, Country Director

Godfrey Lugoloobi, joined Edify in August 2013 first as the Rwandan Program Director before becoming the Ugandan Country Director in 2019. Prior to joining Edify, Godfrey served as a mentor, leadership coach and English teacher at Cornerstone Leadership Academy for five years. He is a part of Africa Youth Leadership Forum (AYLF), a movement that forms the youth wing of the prayer breakfast movement in Eastern Africa. He was the country coordinator for AYLF Rwanda-chapter and has helped organize leadership seminars in different Universities across East Africa.

Godfrey has a BSc. in Electronics and Telecommunication (with honors) from the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology. He is passionate about developing leaders and motivating others to reach their potential.