Greetings to all our friends and supporters in the REACH for Uganda community. It has been almost 18 months since the first cases of covid-19 were reported in Uganda. For a country that has dealt with major cases of HIV, Ebola, and other viruses, the playbook was familiar – close borders, restrict movements, enforce masking,…
Mary Watsemba, Grade Seven, writes about the special role her sponsor plays in her life.
Bwayilisa Mercy, Grade 6, shares how the pandemic has inspired her to finish her education so she can find a job to help improve her community.
Catherine Lubuya, Grade 6, shares how Covid19 has prevented her family’s ability to access a cement floor and solar lighting.
Amina Kibone, Grade Six, writes about how she is missing her leadership role at school.
Nabila Bayiga, Grade Seven, shares how her family has helped her with home learning, and how she is looking forward to returning to school.
Pamela Khafu, Grade Seven, reflects on what she has witnessed during the pandemic and the support she feels from REACH.
Becky Namubiru, Grade 4, writes about her teachers visiting her at her home so she can continue her studies while she shelters during the pandemic.
Tereza Mukimba, Grade Five, shares her essay on how she misses her school’s reading challenge and mother-daughter day.
Jeffery Brandon Mubiru, P3, shares his essay on how he helps his parents at home during the pandemic.
Dear Friends of REACH, Just as in the US, Uganda is now confronted with how to reopen schools safely for students, teachers and administrators. The government closed all schools and sent students home in mid-March, but they are now considering if and how to reopen them. It is a bit more complex in Uganda as…