“He is a smart intelligent boy, but he needs a lot of help. He misses school a lot because of tuition fees not being paid on time. His Aunt is always in my office begging the school to keep him around, but we’ve reached a point where we can’t do it anymore.” Those are some of the words that we heard from the headmistress during the needs assessments interview at “Pius Gasuza’s” school. We learned that his father had passed years back, estranged mother, and that his fate lied in the hands of a financially stretched Aunt with kids are own who had accepted to look after him. After reviewing his story and situation, Pius became the first recipient of our Tuition Fund Assistance Program in Jinja district. He now goes to school full time uninterrupted.”

“He is a smart intelligent boy, but he needs a lot of help. He misses school a lot because of tuition fees not being paid on time. His Aunt is always in my office begging the school to keep him around, but we’ve reached a point where we can’t do it anymore.” Those are some of the words that we heard from the headmistress during the needs assessments interview at “Pius Gasuza’s” school. We learned that his father had passed years back, estranged mother, and that his fate lied in the hands of a financially stretched Aunt with kids are own who had accepted to look after him. After reviewing his story and situation, Pius became the first recipient of our Tuition Fund Assistance Program in Jinja district. He now goes to school full time uninterrupted.”