"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
The US-Uganda Orphans Education Fund is a global partnership between people in
the United States and Uganda that aims to provide scholarships for the
secondary education of children in Uganda, who have been orphaned and are in
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The shield stands on a green mound, representing fertile land. Two main cash
crops, coffee and cotton, flank the river. At the bottom is the national motto:
"For God and My Country".
UUOEF is a 501c3 nonprofit tax-exempt
public charity incorporated in North Carolina specifically
to provide student aid to orphaned children in Uganda. The
UUOEF works with the West Buganda Diocese of the Anglican
Church in Uganda, East Africa to solicit student
applications for educational funding from various
secondary schools throughout West Buganda.
Applicants for sponsorship by UUOEF must be:
• Financially needy
• Scholastically capable of completing their education
As many children as there are available
funds will be awarded scholarships. Most of these students
are at the first or second senior level with most being 14
to 16 years old. Their guardians or relatives have a
difficult time providing day-to-day needs, much less