Mtaala Foundation works with Ugandans to help Ugandans. It’s aways nice to receive thank you letters, expecially when they’re hand written. Read a little about the Mtaala journey below and find out how the ALMT got involved on the project page.
Several years ago, Alice Wegoye, a retired school teacher and mother of ten, felt she needed to help Uganda’s orphans and children affected by war and extreme poverty. So she turned her house into a dorm, gave up her home and her land, and used her tiny pension to begin construction of a school in Kigo, Uganda.
In 2008, inspired by Alice’s dedication and vision, the Mtaala Foundation was set up to support and sustain what Alice had begun. in 2014-15 the ALMT are providing the organisation with the funds to cover 15 educational sponsorships. These sponsorships provide a crucial foundation for vulnerable children and at-risk youth who have endured war, the loss of their parents, the HIV epidemic, neglect and extreme poverty. The cost of an education for one year will also benefit the whole school with contributions towards the teachers, food for staff and pupils and accommodation which will create a stronger learning and nurturing environment.