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MAP OF OUR PROJECTS
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Education

Informatics course for blind and visually impaired children

The Problem Sierra Leone (SL) is one of the poorest countries in the world, with over 50% of the population living in multidimensional poverty. Unfortunately, children with disabilities in SL are often denied their right to education. Many families keep their children out of school and when children with disabilities are enrolled in school, they…

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Health

Healthcare for the Batwa

Sustain for Life has supported a comprehensive health outreach service to 24 Batwa pygmy communities since 2010 in the Kisoro District of Southwest Uganda operated by St Francis Mutolere Hospital to provide healthcare, preventative medicine and education to some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. About the Batwa The Batwa Pygmies currently live in Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and…

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Education

Kisoro School for the Blind and Deaf

Sustain for Life, with generous funding from Masikini Foundation, supports a residential school for blind, deaf and deaf-blind children in Kisoro, Uganda – a town in Western Uganda near the border of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. During a field visit to the school in 2012 we saw first-hand the hardships endured by the children…

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Education

Computer Technology for Children with Special Needs

This project aims to improve the well-being and education opportunities for children with special needs through training in computing and adaptive technology at Kisoro Demonstration School, Hornby High School, St Francis Primary and Secondary Schools.  Special needs children are among the most marginalised groups in Uganda and are often not given the chance to attend…

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Education

Sustain for Life Scholarship Fund

This project aims to improve access to quality and relevant education for special needs children who are most vulnerable, ultimately with the goal of better quality and sustainable future livelihoods. Sustain for Life’s scholarship fund seeks to broaden access to education and training for the most vulnerable and marginalised children and young people. Kisoro Demo School…

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Education

Improving Lives and Education for Visually Impaired Children

This project aims to improve the accommodation, sanitation, kitchen and dining facilities for the children with special needs studying at Hornby High School, Kabale, Uganda. Hornby High School is one of only two secondary schools in all of Uganda that offers education to children who are blind. Children with disabilities, such as blindness, in Uganda…

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