Teach a kid to dream

€2,560 of €5,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 8 months
Everyone is told to dream bigger than their circumstances, to fight for a spot in the world and follow your dreams.

Its kind of hard to do so, when the place you learn these principles of life is barely standing.

Welcome to Buwama, Uganda, East Africa, where we are trying to show 56 kids that not only does the world care about their dreams, not only are their dreams attainable BUT we are going to create an environment that makes a dream, a vision, seem real. That vision wont be through the cracks of a wooden wall either.

I chose Buwama Uganda, because its a couple of minutes away from the spot where a couple of decades ago, my father was one of these kids, a dreamer, and not only did he make it out of the system, he did it with excellence. It is with this inspiration and example - that gives me certainty that when (not if) one of these kids make it out, their story too will create a chain reaction of dreamers and ACHIEVERS in the community, who will one day contribute back to continue that chain. Afterall, where better to learn to dream, than at school.

Jan, Simon and I will be managing and facilitating this process from inception to completion.

Our ultimate aim is to rebuild the school, which lacks  any form of a toilet facility, or a kitchen (Currently soup is made for the kids on a make shift brick stone which poses danger to the structure catching a light)

We will continuously upload progress, videos and pictures of their needs, the kids, and the building. In December, we will make our way to Uganda, with the total amount made, and oversee the project and communicate the changes as they happen with you !! 

To provide:
1. Seating
2. Desks
3. Flooring
4. Learning recourses
5. Stationery
6. School fees
7. Vegetable garden

In the process we will support the local community, by sourcing their companies for the materials and labour needed for the construction of the project. So in supporting the school, supporting the community too.

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams"

56 kids will leave a building feeling hope, courage, and gain knowlege everyday, to pave a path to this future.

Please help us make this a reality.

Any donation, big or small will make a difference.


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Thank you to my kind friends who have liked the page to follow our little story to make a big impact on these kids lives!!

Meet this future doctor in our most recent post
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Hey EVERYONE.

So there are some new exciting advancements on the project. Sure we didn't raise enough to build the school completely but we are working hard to ensure that we make a change to these kids lives.

Tackling:

School fees
School supplies
Building the vegetable garden
Stationery supplies
Fixing the classrooms
Getting desks and chairs
Fixing the roof to stop rain from entering
Providing school shoes and uniforms

Please go and take a look at the facebook page. We will be using this to communicate progress and money expenditure over the next couple of days.

Type : @dreamuganda in on facebook!!!! ❤❤❤❤

Teach a kid to dream is alive and well and 28 days till we meet and change these kids lives for the better. ❤

I couldn't be more excited about the progress we have made.


THANK YOU!!
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I thought I'd bring it closer to home and ask some of the kids to share what their dreams are. Bear in mind English is second language - or not even spoken at home, and being behind camera is nerve wracking.

(I have inserted a dialog underneath in the comments for those who don't understand what she is saying because of the accent or any other reason)

Some of the things they had to say blew my mind - what kids learn at school shapes lives. Starting with this here princess, lawyer in the making.

please find a link to the video here:

https://www.facebook.com/kevina.kakembo/videos/10155957517709341/

Every donation counts small or big. You don't have to be anyone special to make a difference.

Thank you SO much for every person who has reached out. Even just to ask about the project!!

Read share and make a change ❤
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Hey everyone! We have decided to sell dashikis (African shirts) and African attire, with all the proceeds and profits going to the school! - send me a message for more details!!

never giving up the dream to give back.

thank you SO much to everyone who has already donated/ shared this project! means the world<3

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€2,560 of €5,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 8 months
Created June 5, 2017
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€35
Anonymous
1 month ago
HH
€80
Hannes Heimann
2 months ago

Vielen Dank, dass ihr die Reise macht!!!

€20
Anonymous
2 months ago
DS
€30
Daniel Schubert
2 months ago

Keep on with this great project! :)

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