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MAP OF OUR PROJECTS
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Agriculture

Construction of a bridge across Fobenga river

The Problem The village of Fobenga-Tierrou has a population of 1603 inhabitants.  There is a river separating the village in two which prevents students on the East bank from accessing the SEN school in the rainy season. This forces children to stay home when there is rain, missing out on valuable education time. Likewise, when…

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Health

Classroom and latrines for hearing impaired children

The Problem The EPHPHATHA school is the only specialized school for hearing impaired children These younger prep students, despite their young age, have their lessons outside, with the threat of extreme weather conditions, risks of insect bites and reptile bites. The children also don’t not have a specific toilet for pupils and staff. They share…

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Health

Informatics course for blind and visually impaired children

The Problem Sierra Leone (SL) is one of the poorest countries in the world, with over 50% of the population living in multidimensional poverty. Unfortunately, children with disabilities in SL are often denied their right to education. Many families keep their children out of school and when children with disabilities are enrolled in school, they…

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Health

Healthcare for the Batwa

Sustain for Life has supported a comprehensive health outreach service to 24 Batwa pygmy communities since 2010 in the Kisoro District of Southwest Uganda operated by St Francis Mutolere Hospital to provide healthcare, preventative medicine and education to some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. About the Batwa The Batwa Pygmies currently live in Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and…

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Education

Kisoro School for the Blind and Deaf

Sustain for Life, with generous funding from Masikini Foundation, supports a residential school for blind, deaf and deaf-blind children in Kisoro, Uganda – a town in Western Uganda near the border of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. During a field visit to the school in 2012 we saw first-hand the hardships endured by the children…

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Education

Computer Technology for Children with Special Needs

This project aims to improve the well-being and education opportunities for children with special needs through training in computing and adaptive technology at Kisoro Demonstration School and Hornby High School. Special needs children are among the most marginalised groups in Uganda and are often not given the chance to attend school to develop cognitively or…

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