Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Project Uplift.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Project Uplift."— Presentation transcript:

1 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Project Uplift

2 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Motivated by the need to help the disenfranchised youths in their area, the Brothers of the Sacred Heart started “Project Uplift”.

3 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA The Parish Priest of St. James Catholic Church, Kampala, offered Classroom Space

4 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Two rooms were provided free of charge in the parish youth center which were changed into classrooms.

5 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Project Uplift offers free-of-charge junior secondary education (O Levels, from 1 st to 4 th grade)

6 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Many young teen-age boys and girls are parentless because of AIDS

7 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Many, especially the boys, have no one to support them

8 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA They have to find any small job in order to rent small dingy rooms and buy the essential food to sometimes just barely live. Without “Uplift” their education won’t have a second oportunity.

9 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Many others come to Kampala from the northern part of Uganda seeking work and education to evade the rebel activities that still exist

10 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Their hopes are shattered...

11 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA They find no significant work and no relative able to support them in the education they seek

12 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA The Brothers of the Sacred heart became Concerned

13 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA They decided to set up the system in order to teach the poor of the area, free-of-charge

14 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA At present there is full enrollment: 20 students in Senior One and Two class, and 20 students in Senior Three and Four class. Equal number of boys and girls. Most of the students are Catholic, but Protestants and Moslems are accepted as well (presently they are 8).

15 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA They are supported by six fully qualified teachers who also give of their services, receiving no salary whatsoever.

16 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA

17 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Break-down of Present Services Contributed by the Local Community and others: O Level Education

18 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA 1. Classrooms and electricity (given by the local parish: St. James)

19 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA 2. The free services of eight qualified teachers, both lay and religious

20 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA

21 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA 3. Twenty desks, chairs, teacher’s table, and locker paid for by an individual donnor from the United States.

22 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA

23 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA

24 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA 4. The reams of paper, exercise books, chalk, photocopying, and other educational material, the examination fees at the end of the year for our school-leavers who sit for their final government examinations, and occasional medical needs of our students, all paid for by the Brothers

25 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA 5. Africa Directo also contributed during with the Development of the Project Uplift...

26 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Most of the O Level students leave their homes in the morning with little in their stomachs (usually a cup of tea with sugar it) and cannot go home for lunch between morning classes and afternoon classes because of the long distance.

27 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Africa Directo is providing aid for lunch for 40 students, 5 days a week for nine months at 0.30 € a meal. This includes the food supplies as well as the salary of two cooks.

28 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Africa Directo supported this project in 2007 with a total amount reaching almost $. These funds were provided by Africa Directo´s own resources (no specific Donnor).

29 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA These 40 “O level” Students improved their results compared to previous marks. The food provided was essential to achieve this goal.

30 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA

31 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Services needed for: A Level Education There are 6 “A level” Students whose school fees are funded by “Bishop Cipriano Senior Secondary School”, but needing to finance their living: housing and food must to given them because they are in class from seven in the morning to seven in the evening, including many Saturdays. Full boarding was required including house rent, water, electricity and food for the whole year.

32 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Africa Directo also supported this project in 2007 with a total amount reaching as well almost $. These funds were also provided by Africa Directo´s own resources (no specific Donnor).

33 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Total Support in 2007 by Africa Directo: In 2008, a new request including as well registration fees, text materials, etc,, has been submitted to Africa Directo. The letter may be seen in the following page...

34 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA

35 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA We (the students of Project Uplift, the teachers, the Brothers, and particularly myself) cannot thank you and “Africa Directo” enough. We continue because of your help. Yours in the Heart of Christ, Brother Robert G. Martineau, S.C. Director of “Project Uplift” 2007 Support has already been reported and accounted for. These were their greetings at the end of the report:

36 BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA WE, FROM AFRICA DIRECTO, ALSO WANT TO SINCERELY THANK YOU FOR YOUR GREAT JOB! LOTS OF SUCCESS!!!


Download ppt "BROTHERS OF THE SACRED HEART PROJECT “UPLIFT” P.O. BOX 642 KAMPALA, UGANDA Project Uplift."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google