Pole Pole Foundation is a non Government Organization which was started in February 2006.
It advocates for sustainable human development through community development approaches, to enable men, women, youths and children at the grassroots to access primary health care, education and training in life skills, information, empowerment and capacity building to the rural poor people.
Education is a primary factor for allowing the children to move themselves and their families out of extreme poverty.
The vision of the school is: Be a model School in all Spheres of Education and the mission is: To produce self reliant students through hard and team work.
Location: Mawule Village Nangabo Sub-County Wakiso District, Uganda Sponsoring Organization: Worldreader NY Chapter Launch Date: March 2014Approximate number of students and teachers: 70 students; 22 staff and teachers Number of devices: 100 Wi-Fi Kindles Students’ grade level: Kindergarten, Grades 1 – 5 (9 classrooms total)Types of books: Beginning Readers and Storybooks Deployment model: Library Students take devices home: No The Story: In February 2013, Pole Pole Foundation started Pole Pole Academy, a school for orphans founded by orphans.
Location: Village of Nyakishenyi, Rukungiri District, Uganda Sponsoring Organization: The Nyaka Aids Orphan Project, Catherine Inanir Launch Date: Summer 2014Approximate number of students and teachers: 230 students, 14 teachers Number of devices: 25 Wi-Fi Kindles Students’ grade level: Primary Types of books: Textbooks, storybooks and reference materials Deployment model: Library Students take devices home: No The Story: This very remote and rural area is even poorer and more destitute than the Kanungu District.
In 2007, a student named Hilary walked 50km to ask us to assist him and others attain an education, and Kutamba was born!