Addressing Barriers to Higher Education for Refugees in Uganda

Education is a vital tool to help create sustainable and peaceful futures. Every year, thousands of talented, dedicated and passionate people are denied the opportunity to access higher education, to undertake training, develop their skills, or earn qualifications. Higher education is a critical link between learning and earning, allowing young people to thrive. It is […]

WIU HOSTS SCIENCE AND INNOVATION TO PROMOTE CREATIVE THINKING AND INNOVATION

Windle International Uganda WIU organized a science and innovation fair in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement where six primary schools namely; Arnold, Bidong, Victoria, Panyadoli Hills, Ematong, and Canrom primary schools participated. The theme of the fair was “Environment Conservation” where all schools prepared and presented three different projects in line with the theme. Ematong Primary School […]

Bicycles Helping Students Get to School Early

Movement to and from school is a challenge for many students in refugee settlements in Uganda. Many students walk distances of up to 10km to get to school on a daily basis causing them to be late and tired. Some begin walking to school as early at 5am in the morning, leading to poor performance, […]