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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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Education

Sustain for Life Scholarship Fund

This project aims to improve access to quality and relevant education for special needs children who are most vulnerable, ultimately with the goal of better quality and sustainable future livelihoods. Sustain for Life’s scholarship fund seeks to broaden access to education and training for the most vulnerable and marginalised children and young people. Kisoro Demo School…

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Improving Lives and Education for Visually Impaired Children

This project aims to improve the accommodation, sanitation, kitchen and dining facilities for the children with special needs studying at Hornby High School, Kabale, Uganda. Hornby High School is one of only two secondary schools in all of Uganda that offers education to children who are blind. Children with disabilities, such as blindness, in Uganda…

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School infrastructure for deaf children in Uganda

Deaf people in Uganda are often deprived of their rights, because of the negative attitude of many hearing people. Deaf people are called kasiru meaning a fool or stupid. They are often victims of injustices such as rape, torture, mob justice along with other tragedies. This barrier between the deaf and the hearing has existed for many years. The deaf in Uganda are often thought of as curses, sinners, a waste…

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Girls in Control

Irise Girls in Control The project aims to support adolescent girls to engage in school more effectively as they enter puberty via engaging local people in income generating and training opportunities to create sustainable “girl friendly” schools. The work has three strands: Education: practical and responsive education about menstruation and puberty for boys and girls through…

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