Sponsor a child and change a life!
When a child receives an education, their future is brighter and their dreams become a possibility. When a child goes to school, he will no longer need to work in a quarry or beg in the streets for food. An educated child will be able to find employment to secure a future for them and their family, a chance to earn a sustainable income, helping them to break the poverty cycle. Through becoming better educated, a child can be informed much earlier about their health and wellbeing thus, reducing the chances of child marriage, early pregnancies and HIV/AIDS contraction.
"Education is the key to fight poverty and disease."
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Children don't go to school for just one year, but several years. Hence why sponsorship is a long-term commitment and happens through a recurring payment plan. You can donate by selecting a recurring subscription of either 240 euro (once every 12 months) 60 euro (once every 3 months) or 20 euro (once every month).
Join us empowering families in Uganda!
We are on a mission to empower families in Uganda to rise above poverty through and local leadership, education and entrepreneurship. We believe that economic development and education, along with fostering a strong sense of community, are key to helping communities break free of poverty. Our projects use an integrated approach to community development - focusing on the development of economic, social, natural, human, and cultural capital. Our programs and projects empower Ugandan people to preserve their culture, environment, and society.
We work with communities in the capital Kampala, and in the Jinja region, who live in extreme poverty after having fled conflict zones in Northern Uganda. Many children have lost their parents and those who still have parents, cannot afford to attend school. As we believe that education is the key to fight poverty and diseases we created a Sponsorship Project to match sponsors with children in need. So far we have created long-term sponsorship
s for 450+ children and run additional community development programs to make sure they reach their full potential! Our long-term vision is to have our own education center for both children and adults.
Our Foundation was created thanks to the friendship of Susan Laker (Ugandan), Aidah Wafula (Ugandan) and Stella Airoldi (Dutch/German), who met in 2009 for the first time, stayed friends ever since and united their powers to start 22STARS.
We are registered in Uganda as a Grassroot / CBO organisation (with only Ugandans in the board and team) and in the Netherlands as an ANBI Foundation (public benefit organisation) consisting of unpaid board members who donate regularly themselves and follow the advice of our Ugandan team.
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