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11 Feb 2019

Facts About Education for Girls in Uganda

The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative reported that more than 700,000 girls in Uganda between 6 and 12 have never attended school. In addition,around half of girls between the ages of 15 to 24 are illiterate and four in five girls don’t attend high school. A large contributor to low female literacy rates and school attendance rates…

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26 Nov 2018

Eurochange are helping grow sustainable futures

Our long standing supporter eurochange are big believers of the great work we do and the long term impact we have on reducing poverty sustainably. In 2019 eurochange staff are going to be on a fundraising mission to raise as much as they can within 12 months. Staff can choose to join an existing event…

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21 Dec 2016

Thank you for your support eurochange

As Sustain for Life celebrates our 10th birthday, we want to say a special thank you to eurochange, the foreign exchange experts, who have supported us since 2006. In the past ten years, eurochange has donated over £550,000 to Sustain for Life through corporate donations, customer fundraising and staff challenges. We are extremely grateful to…

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10 Feb 2016

Colgate University Students visit Sustain for Life Projects in Uganda

During January, five students from Colgate University, Hamilton New York, had the opportunity to visit two projects supported by Sustain for Life in Kisoro, Uganda. The undergraduate students were sponsored by the university to accompany Ellen Percy Kraly, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Colgate, to learn about community based health projects in Uganda. Students spent a full…

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28 Jan 2016

BEYOND DISABILTY: Children from Kisoro Demo Champions at East African Scout Competition

Seventeen amazing children from Kisoro Demo School, Uganda, won first place for the special needs groups in the East African Scout Competition held in Kenya this past December. Eight deaf and eight blind children and one disabled student from the school participated in the event which saw participants from Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania…

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03 Jul 2014

Improving Lives for Children in Remand

In just three short months Sustain for Life has helped to bring about big changes at Mbale Remand Home in Uganda. We are working closely with remand home staff to implement a comprehensive programme to improve the lives and livelihood prospects for children in detention. Some of the highlights include: Weekly individual and group counselling sessions for the children…

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03 Jun 2014

LSE Report: Improving Livelihood Prospects through Vocational Training in Uganda

A recent LSE consultancy report highlights the importance of an integrated skills approach to vocational training in Uganda. The report was produced by graduate students enrolled in the MSc in Development Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science who are required to undertake a consultancy project as part of their degree. Sustain…

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03 Dec 2013

Sustain for Life Wins 2013 SEED Award

Nairobi, 31 October 2013. Sustain for Life’s Hospital Gardens enterprise is a winner of the 2013 SEED Award – one of 34 winners selected by SEED International Jury from nearly 500 applicants from 85 countries. Winners were announced this evening at the 2013 SEED International Awards Ceremony held at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as part…

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