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Improving Water Access in Northen Uganda

Roughly two thirds of Uganda’s rural population lack access to safe water. Poor sanitation and hygiene is a cross cutting health concern in all rural Ugandan Villages. Diarrheal disease is responsible for 17% of all deaths in children under five in Uganda today. We recently completed a successful project with our Partners Ryans Well Foundation...
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School Farms in Uganda

Sustain For Life are working with a special needs school in Uganda to create a school farm in order for them to grow their own nutritious food.   We aim to be producing at least 75% of the school’s food requirement from the farm by the end of the project. Kisoro Demonstration School (KDS) staff are...
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Helping children with special needs

Child Scholarships Two years ago Sustain For Life started a pilot project and the impact for those on the scheme is enormous. The Scholarship supports special needs children all from extreme poverty access education; some have lost parents and been made orphans; some parents cannot look after a child with special needs therefore school boarding is...
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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...
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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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Walking for water

This time last week 4 of our Sustain for Life supporters were getting ready for their London Marathon Walk.   With a 6:30am start on Saturday 22nd September, they made their way to the start of the Discover Adventure Marathon Walk at Borough Market.  The blustery British weather and torrential rain didn’t stop them from smiling...
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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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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....
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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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