The Foundation is currently implementing two programmes; a community based education sponsorship programme and an entrepreneurial skills development programme. The education sponsorship programme targets 300 (Four hundred twenty nine) vulnerable children and youth in 19 (nineteen) districts of Uganda. The beneficiaries are at the primary, secondary, vocational and tertiary levels of education. The entrepreneurial skills development programme aims to address the unemployment problem among the youth especially those who have been sponsored by the Foundation.
The Sponsorship Programme
The Sponsorship programme entails provision of education support to bright but vulnerable children through payment of school fees, provision of uniform, scholastic materials as well as life skills training and community sensitization to the beneficiaries and their parents respectively.
The activities under this program include; identification and recruitment of beneficiaries, payment of school requirements, monitoring general welfare and academic progress of beneficiaries, life skills trainings and community sensitization. To qualify for selection, prospective beneficiaries’ vulnerability is assessed. They must also exhibit high potential and show ability and desire to continue with education.
The Entrepreneurship Skills Development Programme
The Entrepreneurship program involves support to entrepreneurship skills development to address the unemployment problem among the youth by strengthening them to become self-employed and or easily absorbed by the job market.
The activities under this programme include; business skills training, internship placement, business plan development and mentorship. Beneficiaries in the education sponsorship programme are as well nurtured by the entrepreneurship programme to appreciate vocational skills training through guidance and industry placement during their vacations.