UGANDA

THE NEED

Nearly 400,000 children

are estimated to be out of school. (UNESCO)
“Half of the pupils in Universal Primary Schools (UPE) cannot read or answer simple questions in mathematics.” (Uganda Bureau of Statistics 2016)  

78% Literacy rate

 

38%

Population below poverty line (2013 est)

 

*Sources: https://www.unicef.org/ghana/REALLY_SIMPLE_STATS_-_Is- sue_4(1).pdf, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ geos/gh.html

THE IMPACT

Edify began a pilot program in 2019.

We have impacted 166,153 students with a Christ-centered education.

Training

School leaders trained: 1,071 | Teachers trained: 207

Loans

33 loans disbursed to 33 schools | Total loan capital (USD): $329,704

 

693

Total Schools Impacted

*Cumulative impact as of March 31, 2020.

EDIFY TEAM IN UGANDA

Godfrey Lugoloobi, Country Director

Godfrey Lugoloobi, joined Edify in August 2013 first as the Rwandan Program Director before becoming the Ugandan Country Director in 2019. Prior to joining Edify, Godfrey served as a mentor, leadership coach and English teacher at Cornerstone Leadership Academy for five years. He is a part of Africa Youth Leadership Forum (AYLF), a movement that forms the youth wing of the prayer breakfast movement in Eastern Africa. He was the country coordinator for AYLF Rwanda-chapter and has helped organize leadership seminars in different Universities across East Africa.

Godfrey has a BSc. in Electronics and Telecommunication (with honors) from the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology. He is passionate about developing leaders and motivating others to reach their potential.

Annet Mbabazi, Christian Transformation and Training Officer

Annet joined the Edify Rwanda Team in June 2015, serving as a mentor for four years. She then served as a Christian Transformation and Training Officer (CTTO), helping to oversee and develop the Christian Transformation program in Edify partner schools in Rwanda. In October 2020, Annet moved to Uganda to help grow the program there as a CTTO.

Before joining Edify, Annet worked as a Marketing Officer at Graphic Systems Rwanda and volunteered at an orphanage with Africa New Life Ministries. 

Annet has a BS in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with honors from University of Rwanda-College of Science and Technology and an MBA in Project Management through Oklahoma Christian University’s online program. Annet is passionate about serving others, taking part in the transformation of people, and contributing to the development of communities.

Joel Mumbya, Christian Transformation and Training Officer

Joel joined Edify in August 2015 as a mentor before becoming a full-time Christian Transformation and Training Officer in October 2020. His role is to develop, coordinate, and monitor Christian Transformation programs as well as to support, advise, coach, and provide training and technical assistance to field partners to maximize their effectiveness in evangelism and discipleship.

Prior to joining Edify, Joel served as a mentor and teacher at Cornerstone Leadership Academy- Rwanda for two years. He also worked as a teacher, discipleship program coordinator, and patron for school debates at one of the Cornerstone Development Africa schools in Uganda. During this time, he also served as a Coordinator for Gideon International for Kakoge Subcounty Nakasongola District-Uganda.

Joel holds a BA in Education from Kyambogo University – Uganda and an MBA in Theology from International Graduate School of Ministries (IGSM). He is passionate about developing leadership and discipleship skills among students and teachers at different levels.

Rogers Serugo, Christian Transformation and Training Officer

Rogers joined Edify in September 2019 as the Christian Transformation and Training Officer in Uganda. His role is to mobilize potential partner schools, establish new and maintaining existing relationships, coach schools and conduct trainings where necessary, data collection and analysis, and finding creative structures to ensure the sustainability of the program and our partner schools.

Prior to joining Edify, Rogers served as a university Christian leader for three years and Missions Coordinator for Restore the Image of Christ, and for Anointed Divine Healing Word Ministries International for three years. Before that he was an accountant at Rural Electrification Agency and Uganda Investment Authority for two years, and Senior Accountant for Farmers Outlet Uganda Limited for two years.

Rogers has a BSc. in Accounting and Finance, with honors, from Ndejje University. He is passionate about developing leaders and motivating others to reach their potential and see others grow.