You can provide basic necessities to children in Uganda and help ensure that they are fed, clothed, and warm at night. All care items are purchased locally in Uganda and delivered to each child.
Send Basic Necessites and Care Items to A Child Now
Please write the name of your child in the "note to seller" box at checkout, otherwise your donation will be given to the child who is most in need
Mattress - 3" foam
A mattress gets a child up off of the cement or dirt floor and protects a child from burrowing insects. It also helps improve learning at school by providing better quality sleep.
A blanket ensures that a child gets a warm, good night of sleep, which improves the child's health and their ability to fully participate in school. Every child deserves a blanket!
Sanitary Pads & Soap (12 mo.)
For young women, access to sanitary pads and laundry soap means even more than improved hygiene. This scarce resource increases their confidence to consistently attend school and means they are allowed to take exams.
Dry Beans, 20 lbs
Beans are very nutritious and add a wonderful amount of protein, fiber, and vitamins to a child's diet. This bag of beans will feed a child for one month.
Sheets - Set of 2
Mattress sheets help keep a child's mattress clean and in good condition which bothincreases the life of the mattress and improves a child's health with clean bedding.
Franchescar Sanitary Pads & Laundry Soap (12 mo.)
For young women, access to sanitary pads means even more than improved hygiene. This scarce resource increases their confidence to consistently attend school and means they are allowed to take exams.
Posho Grits, 55 lbs
Posho (corngrits) is nutritious staple food and is, by far, the favorite food of all the children that we meet! This bag of Posho will feed a child for 2 months.
You can give a child has clothes that fit and cover properly. When a child has used up their clothing, it is too thin to even use for rags. Clothing is purchased from the local markets.
Teacher Salaries Aid
Help schools retain qualified, certified teachers by donating one week's pay for a teacher. When students can't pay school fees, the teachers often have to work unpaid.
Children as young as 3 are highly successful at running income-generating goat projects! Providing a goat to a child allows them to contribute financially to the family.
A mosquito net--an absolute necessity--protects a child from Malaria and other diseases and increases the number of days a child is in school.
Donate Textbooks for Children and Teachers
Set of 4 Primary Textbooks
Textbooks are needed, but rare, in Ugandan primary schools. Children typically make their own paper "textbooks." Imagine if your own child had no books at school! All textbooks are purchased from local, African publishers and align with each school's curriculum.
Set of 7 Secondary Textbooks
Textbooks are much needed, but rare, in Ugandan schools. Donate a set of Math, English, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, History & Geography books for a Secondary School student. Texbooks are essential to maximize learning and study for tests.
2 Textbooks for the Library
Provide two books for our textbook library. Students may come with their social worker and check out the book(s) that they need for the school year. At the end of the year, they return their books to the library. This has been a wonderful resource for the students!
Textbooks for a Teacher
Uganda teachers rarely have any teaching resources in the classroom, and are especially in need of teaching manuals. You can provide a set of teaching textbooks for a teacher, including the subjects of Math, Social Studies, Science and English.
Donate to Specific Children in Immediate Need
You can meet them and provide them with their exact humanitarian needs right now!
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