Archive for Category: "Girls’ Education"

Meet Oyella Delis, Achieving Despite all Odds

Meet Oyella Delis, Achieving Despite all Odds

Meet Oyella Delis, who lives in Agwata and is one of our current P-7 students who is attending the closest government primary school which is over 4 km away.  Oyella has achieved in spite of all odds, and we’re proud of her for this.  Oyella exemplifies the type of student our Girls’ Education Initiative seeks to […]

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2012 Update on our Girls’ Education Initiative

2012 Update on our Girls’ Education Initiative

In the summer of 2010, Outreach Uganda began a special initiative to help girls in our northernmost Agwata location to stay in school beyond the primary level.  We noticed in our work at the Agwata school and in our sponsorship program, that in these very rural areas, girls began to drop out of school earlier […]

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Keeping Girls in School–Sanitary Pads from U.S. Volunteers

Keeping Girls in School–Sanitary Pads from U.S. Volunteers

This summer, volunteers traveling to Uganda brought over 70 sanitary pad kits that were distributed to our sponsored girls at the upper primary or secondary level of school.  In addition, the kits were distributed to those additional P-5 to P-7 girls that are part of our special Girls’ Education Initiative (see separate article).  This photo […]

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How Schools Operate in Uganda

How Schools Operate in Uganda

 How Schools Operate in Uganda Government Schools The government runs “government schools” which go from P-1 (like kindergarten in the U.S.) to P-7. These are called primary schools. Then, there are also government run secondary schools for S-1 to S-6 which is like 7th to 12th grade in the U.S. There are major exams at […]

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