Students in Uganda with masks

Uganda, Aug. 2021: Students Strain Under the Pandemic

By REACH for Uganda | August 23, 2021

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,…

Student Essays

MISSING MY SPONSOR!

By REACH for Uganda | October 12, 2020

Mary Watsemba, Grade Seven, writes about the special role her sponsor plays in her life.

Student Essays

THE GREAT WORK OF OUR TEACHERS

By REACH for Uganda | October 5, 2020

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.

Student Essays

BETTER HOUSING IS THE WAY TO GO!

By REACH for Uganda | September 28, 2020

Catherine Lubuya, Grade 6, shares how Covid19 has prevented her family’s ability to access a cement floor and solar lighting.

Student Essays

MISSING MY LEADERSHIP ROLE AT SCHOOL

By REACH for Uganda | September 21, 2020

Amina Kibone, Grade Six, writes about how she is missing her leadership role at school.

Student Essays

HOME LEARNING

By REACH for Uganda | September 14, 2020

Nabila Bayiga, Grade Seven, shares how her family has helped her with home learning, and how she is looking forward to returning to school.

Student Essays

FRIENDS IN NEED ARE FRIENDS INDEED!

By REACH for Uganda | September 7, 2020

Pamela Khafu, Grade Seven, reflects on what she has witnessed during the pandemic and the support she feels from REACH.

Student Essays

A SPECIAL VISIT FROM MY TEACHERS

By REACH for Uganda | August 31, 2020

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.

Student Essays

MISSING THE READING CHALLENGE AND MOTHER DAUGHTER DAY!

By REACH for Uganda | August 24, 2020

Tereza Mukimba, Grade Five, shares her essay on how she misses her school’s reading challenge and mother-daughter day.

Student Essays

THE THINGS I DO TO HELP MY PARENTS AT HOME

By REACH for Uganda | August 17, 2020

Jeffery Brandon Mubiru, P3, shares his essay on how he helps his parents at home during the pandemic.

Student Essays

MY BEST TEACHER AT SCHOOL

By REACH for Uganda | August 8, 2020

Rose Namutosi, P3, shares her essay on “My Best Teacher at School.”

Update on Uganda

By REACH for Uganda | August 3, 2020

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…