A new face: Glades

Since early February, Glades has joined our team! After a slightly nervewracking selection process, she was the final candidate – both Glades and we are quite happy about that! Glades was born in Gulu, grew up in different parts of Uganda, but has returned to her city of birth now. She graduated in Community-Based Rehabilitation last year and…

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Hello from our new office!

Co-founder Annemaaike organized a fundraiser around her birthday, and it sure paid off! For the first time since Backup Uganda was founded, we have our very own space to work from when we are not at one of our partner schools. Did you contribute to this as well? We are extremely grateful! Come visit us some time? We…

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Holiday program: Study skills

At the end of January, a special collaboration took place between Backup Uganda and Unified for Uganda. Unified for Uganda supports vulnerable children with school fees, school materials and a mentor. Although this is a big step forward already, schools do not pay much attention to study skills. Of course you are supposed to ‘read hard’, but how…

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Research: Sustainability of Backup Uganda

As you have probably seen on our social media, early last year we were joined by (then) masters student Rens Weenink in Gulu. For his masters Culture, Organization & Management, he researched how the various staff members at Gulu Primary School as well as we as an organization were experiencing the joint development process. Rens’ goal was to…

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Available now: Professional training for education-based organizations

Backup Uganda is one of the few development organizations in Uganda that focuses on support for children with learning difficulties. Although it is nice to be unique, of course we would love to see everyone stepping up for these children! That is why we have developed something new: professionalization related to learning difficulties, designed for education-based organizations in…

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