Our Family in Uganda:
Beatrice is a Masters’ graduate in Education. She has been with U4U for two and half years now (since May 2015). She loves to read (a lot!), sing and swim but doesn’t care for escalators! She says that working at U4U gives meaning to her life. She think to herself "What better way to live than to help the less fortunate?" Lastly, she loves that U4U is a family, a wonderful family!
Why Beatrice loves U4U:
"U4U is continually awakening buried dreams, transforming lives, one destitute child at a time"
Ali Peter Kiseka
Peter is 28 years old, a graduate of Public Administration and Management and has spent 10 months in U4U since he joined on the 9th January 2017. His hobbies include interacting with children, playing soccer and travelling, his favorite food is beans. One of his favorite things about U4U is that it is a family and a home for all. Peter interacts freely with all people: old, young, fat, thin, rich or poor. He is a mentor at Gulu primary and Layibi collage.
Why Peter Loves U4U:
"I Love U4U because of its mission and objective of supporting disadvantaged children through education, its transparency and because it’s a family that lives together without discriminations of tribe, color or even region."
Fiona is a graduate of Development Studies and she currently holds a postgraduate diploma in Public Administration and Management. She joined U4U in January 2014 and has worked here for 4 years now. Her favorite hobbies are spending time with children, reaching out, share ideas and Reading Novels.
Why Fiona Loves U4U:
"I love U4U because of its mission towards brightening the future of vulnerable children through paying their school fees and other requirements, but above all, the togetherness of a family. I am approachable, flexible and do not give up easily especially on matters that concern my career development."
Kevin is a 36 year old graduate of social sciences. She’s been at U4U for 10 months now, having joined on the January 9th, 2017. Her hobbies are cooking, reading stories and travelling. Kevin is so appreciative of U4U because of its mission of emotionally and financially supporting the education of destitute children. She believes Education is the greatest investment in a child’s life, having personally benefited from a similar program. Kevin is a loving, caring and social person. She is like a mother to the U4U beneficiaries that she mentors.
Why Kevin Loves U4U:
"Kevin loves U4U because it’s not only an organization but a family and home for all the beneficiaries."
Odong Douglas is a kind and outgoing man who holds a bachelor’s Degree in business administration-Major Accounting. He has 4 years of service on his contract and 3 years of service on non-contract since the commencement of U4U’s sponsoring program in Uganda. His hobbies include; playing football, watching sports, making new friends, reading news and articles and a bit of singing but more of listening to praising songs.
Why Douglas loves U4U:
"I love U4U because we’re lovely family only separated by an ocean, but we are motivated by one mission.
"Another chance for a truly destitute child is another chance of hope to reignite and realize their values” …because everyone possesses at least a deep-sitted HOPE that no one can see or tell.
We are on the ground to do what you’re not able to do from your side of the ocean and motivated to be your third hand. Thank you for being a part of lovely U4U home"
Patrick is a very beloved man as his happiness is always radiating. He is eagerly waiting his 24th birthday on November 21st 2017! He is one of beneficiaries, but also the groundskeeper at U4U Uganda office. He is a second-year university student of Development Studies and has been with U4U for four years now. His hobbies are watching football and making friends.
Why Patrick loves U4U:
"Life at times can become difficult but with U4U, many Ugandan children’s lives are becoming easier!"
As the Office Assistant, Stella has been with U4U since 2014! Her hobbies are making friends, cooking, watching high school movies and swimming. Interesting enough, she just learned how to swim when the Americans came to Uganda in 2017! U4U is like a family to me in very many ways! Her favorite member of U4U is Beatrice. For her, she says that Beatrice is like a mother.
Why Stella Loves U4U:
"We live like one big family from here in Uganda to the USA, we really respect each other! I thank God everyday for U4U."
The Make Up of The Children In Our Program
Category by Gender:
Boys - 35
Girls - 43
Category by School Level:
Primary - 38
Secondary - 29
Nursing - 2
Midwifery - 1
Theater Assistant - 1
University - 3
Agricultural College - 1
Hair Dressing - 3
Total - 78 Beautiful Children