Campaigning in Uganda

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We're campaigning for children living in remote areas: These children are at particularly high risk of abuse, child marriage and early child bearing. 

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Uganda's new Education Response Plan launched for Africa’s biggest refugee crisis

The bell for class rings and 200 children clamber over each other to try and find a place to sit. Those who can’t find a place on the benches peer in through the open windows, trying to hear the...

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New "include" project launches to get children back into school

Photo: 'Team Up' activities carried out by War Child Holland...

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World Refugee Day: Four NGOs come together to get children back into school

"When I grow up I want to become a doctor, so that I’m able to support myself and my family.” ...

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Rwenzori district leaders to adopt Save the Children program model into operation wealth creation

Youth in Action is a six-year program that Save the Children has been implementing in Kabarole, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Kasese districts in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation. The program -...

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Uganda and German governments launch 10m euro refugee response fund enabling save the children to scale up education

The Government of Uganda in partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany has launched a Refugee Response Fund (RRF) with an initial 10 million Euro. The German Ministry for Economic Cooperation...

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Uganda government launches national child participation strategy

The Government of Uganda, in partnership with Save the Children and UNICEF, on 15th November launched the five-year National Child Participation Strategy that aims to pave the way for child...

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Education is like oxygen for us

Those are the words of Shadia*, an adolescent refugee girl living in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya. She knows that she cannot survive and thrive without a good education. She knows it’s the...

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Promising Practices in Refugee Education

In March 2017, Save the Children, with Pearson and UNHCR set out to increase awareness of the important work happening in the refugee education sector; demonstrate the diverse ways in which...

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Refugee Education Crisis Looming in Uganda

With nearly one million refugees expected to have crossed the border from South Sudan to Uganda by the end of this month, Save the Children is calling for education to be put at the centre of a...

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“If my children fail to go to school…they will be like town dogs who roam”

These are the shocking words of Barbara*, the mother of Sofia*, aged 12, and Renato, aged 1, who fled the conflict in South Sudan last year and reached the safety of a refugee settlement in Uganda....

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Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Futures

A plan of action for delivering universal education  for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda....

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Uganda - Make or break for the global refugee compact

Originally Appeared on Huffington Post UK...

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Story of Venetia, 9 who dreams of going to school

Venetia is 9 years old and dreams of going to school but because of the crisis in South Sudan, had to escape and come to Uganda. Currently a refugee with her family in Uganda, Venetia now goes to a...

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Time to deliver on our promise of support 

Co-written by: Brechtje Vanlith, Country Director in Save the Children Uganda...

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I’ll be a doctor and I’ll treat people’s bones 

When Abbey was born, he was the little pink snugly bundle of joy. However, a few months later, the bundle of joy turned into one of concern. ...

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Queen of Comedy launches song for the children of Uganda

Our Every Last Child Ambassador, Anne Kansiime, a famous Ugandan 'Queen of Comedy' launches a new song in order to help raise the profile of our Every Last Child campaign.

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Children’s education is too important to be a casualty of war

Co-authored by Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO Save the Children International and Julia Gillard, Board Chair Global Partnership for Education...

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Report: Unequal Portions

Good nutrition – a healthy, balanced, adequate diet – is a matter of life or death. And the difference between surviving or thriving. It is essential for a healthy immune system, to protect against...

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Ugandan campaign ambassador creates a song for every last child

Kansiime Anne, a leading comedienne, actress, singer and TV host in Uganda has joined hands with Save the Children to spread the message and create awareness around our campaign - Every Last Child....

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Understanding the challenges faced by Ugandan children

Three children in Uganda share their stories of the challenges they face due to the fact that they live in hard-to-reach areas.

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Meet Anita* from Uganda

Anita* speaks about how her father got her married off at the age of 15 and she is now pregnant and has a tough life because of where she lives.

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Meet Ivan from Uganda

Ivan explains the difficulties he and his family face to access quality education and healthcare because of where they live.

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Meet Kanyunyuzim from Uganda

Kanyunyuzi Naome speaks about the challenges she faces in accessing quality healthcare because of where she lives.

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