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Conquering the water crisis with well water system

Conquering the water crisis with well water system

We just completed a water system in July 2016. Shortage of water was becoming a major crisis at Hope Academy. We have rainwater catchment system but during the dry season, the tanks empty out and students have to walk nearly half a mile to the well to fetch water. The road leading to the well […]

Opening the Mirembe Children’s Home for Orphans

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Opening the Mirembe Children’s Home for Orphans

On April 23rd, 2016, URF opened the Mirembe Children’s Home on the same campus as Hope Academy. Mirembe is a family centered home and orphanage providing a safe haven for vulnerable children. At the Home the kids have access to quality education at the Hope Junior School, healthcare at URF clinic, life skills training, and […]

Fostering science education in rural schools

Fostering science education in rural schools

The poor performance of students in rural school especially in science subjects is greatly attributed to lack of access to education resources such as science labs. URF has recently invested in revamping the science lab at Hope Academy with the go al of improving the performance of our students in science classes such as Physics, Chemistry, […]

URF represented at Hive Global Leaders Program at Harvard

URF represented at Hive Global Leaders Program at Harvard

In April, John Mary Lugemwa, OSB, URF president was selected to participate in the seventh Hive Global Leaders’ Program at the Harvard’s Innovation Lab of the Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The program brought together 155 leaders from over 50 countries to Harvard University for four days on intense discussion, networking, and fun. Hive participants are […]