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 Lugoloobi, 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.

Rogers Serugo, Christian Transformation and Training Officer

Rogers joined Edify in September 2019 as the Christian Transformation and Training Officer in Uganda. His role is to mobilize potential partner schools, establish new and maintaining existing relationships, coach schools and conduct trainings where necessary, data collection and analysis, and finding creative structures to ensure the sustainability of the program and our partner schools. 

Prior to joining Edify, Rogers served as a university Christian leader for three years and Missions Coordinator for Restore the Image of Christ, and for Anointed Divine Healing Word Ministries International for three years. Before that he was an accountant at Rural Electrification Agency and Uganda Investment Authority for two years, and Senior Accountant for Farmers Outlet Uganda Limited for two years.

Rogers has a BSc. in Accounting and Finance, with honors, from Ndejje University. He is passionate about developing leaders and motivating others to reach their potential and see others grow.