Educate: The 17 Underprivileged Girls in Uganda

by Kole Intellectual Forum Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Providing children with examinations weekly
Providing children with examinations weekly

Dear Donor,

As we (Kole Intellectual Forum) appreciates the efforts your are taking to help our organization help others through GlobalGiving project Page; link to: http://goto.gg/31562

We felt it would be of advantaged to get the feedback from the consitency we are serving and also to edit the organizational SWOT analysis; so that, we can use the fund we are getting from you properly; and serve the community in need more than we assumed; meanwhile at the same time not deviating from our core value of promoting quality education of the underpreviliged children of Northern Uganda. 

Hence, because of that, the followings are the report of our activities:

1) A storytelling Feedback survey about Kole Intellectual Forum's activities was conducted to the community surrounding Angic Primary school; a sample of at least on respondent's respond attached;

2) Outreaching program to visit community in the villages at Angic Parish, Bala Sub-County was drawned and implemented; Parents are encourage to support education system

3) Through SWOT analysis, the organization was able to extend its network; a respresentative was sent to at attend Global Peace Leadership Connference in Kampala, from 1-3 August 2018 in Kampala; the organization registered with Double the Donations network under premium marketing strategy; Techsoup Uganda and that of South Africa

4) Children in Angic and Apedi primary schools in Kole District are being provided with weekly extenal examinations every week;

5) Teachers are movited outside official time

6) children encourage to participate in extra curriculum activities: Scouting, Music Dance and drama, football and soon

Motivating teachers to teach outside official tim
Motivating teachers to teach outside official tim
Engaging community in decision making
Engaging community in decision making
Advocating for to the Local Leaders
Advocating for to the Local Leaders

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Kole Intellectual Forum
Kole Intellectual Forum's Office, Responsible

                           Donations through GlobalGiving to Kole Intellectual Forum

Dear Donor,

                    Re: Recieved $3711 through GlobalGiving in the Month of May and June, 2018 

Thank you GlobalGiving and Donors for making us to help others; particularly, the community of Angic and Apedi, in Kole District. Of the fund we recieved, we are using it to transform the community, for instance, at:

Kole Intellectual Forum

  • Board members are informed of the GG fund and they are invited to budget for it;
  • Boards' decisions are being implemented

Kole District Local Government of Uganda

  • District officials were served with a letter of acknowledgement and invited to witnessed the activities and events Kole Intellectual Forum is undertaking and how it is doing it.

Angic Primary school: 

  • community are being integrated to school
  • tables for teachers, benches, school uniform for primary seven candidates (38), watchman, cook, football team (two sets), volleyball, balls (2), study materials, were procured and donated to them;
  • Teachers being motivated; 
  • scouting being promoted; expert hired and uniform procured
  • weekly Examination provided
  • candidate class, primary seven are eating at school and the majority them have joined boarding;
  • parents poor altitudes towards edducation are changing;
  • a number of leaders are broad obn board: doctors, religious, clans, governmental, young poor and rich); 
  • outreach program is facilited;
  • storytelling feedback is underway
  • Apedi
  • Offices for KIFA is under construction to build an under an academic center for excellency: photos attached

Thank you once again; and thank you for your continous support.

 

George Obua

Project Leader

Kole Intellectual Forum

Accountability to the Government Officials
Accountability to the Government Officials
Chairperson Board Reviews GG fund
Chairperson Board Reviews GG fund
GG fund procures all the uniform in photos
GG fund procures all the uniform in photos
other uniform are for football, volleyball, guard.
other uniform are for football, volleyball, guard.
Scouting being promoted
Scouting being promoted
Underprivileged children dressed
Underprivileged children dressed
Uganda Police facilitated on education program
Uganda Police facilitated on education program
Tables, Benches, Balls, uniform, donated to Angic
Tables, Benches, Balls, uniform, donated to Angic
Chairperson Board and Executive flag of f building
Chairperson Board and Executive flag of f building
At Apedi, Construction takes off
At Apedi, Construction takes off
Outreaching program to others schools begins
Outreaching program to others schools begins

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The 17 Post Wat Girls of Angiic PS
The 17 Post Wat Girls of Angiic PS

Dear Donors,

Progress Report of Kole Intellectual Forum as of June 16, 2018

On the acknowledgement of $949 out of $5300 raised by about 141 donors to support the project advocated for by Kole Intellectual Forum - the first realise for the organization;  the on organization (Kole Intellectual Forum) on this 16th day of June 2018 launched a week of education transformation, whereby the fund received will be used for the purpose:

1) sanitary pads will be bought for the girls,

2) foot ball and valley ball will also be bought to support physical fitness during the studies

3) clothes will be among other items that will be considered for the girls,

4) communities are already under a serious mobilization and the advocacy for transformation will be passed on to them; beginning with the Church goers of Angic Catholic church today June 16,2018. Photos below.

5) some a sorted scholastic materials will also be provided to them, and

6) the full details about the event will be reported by Sunday June 25, 2018 onwards.

Thanks.

Launch of Transformation week at Angic PS
Launch of Transformation week at Angic PS

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Staff planning
Staff planning

Dear Donors,

Kole Intellectual Forum, May 23, 2018, project progress report on GlobalGiving Link: http://goto.gg/31562

Although, the organization participated on 2 different GlobalGiving crowd funding fundraising campaigns; that is September, 2017 and End of year ones (2017) with negative results; but when it came to March 2018 campaign to date, the organization has made a number of progresses, beginning with:

  • Going through GlobalGiving Accelerator’s campaign, raising the required number of donors, and being the most effective organization on the website of GlobalGiving up to date. The organization, since April 2018, is ranked No. 1 in GlobalGiving website, details, link: http//goto.gg/31562
  • By May 23, 2018, the organization has managed to touch the heart of more than 100 donors; thank you for being one of them, we consider you as a member of our team; together, let us create a different in human society; beginning with supporting education of the post war girls of Angic primary school in Uganda.
  • In the same way, by May 23, 2018, the organization, through your support (donors and GlobalGiving); it has managed to raise more $3000 from the donors mentioned above, thank you very much for your continuous support.
  • Out of about 100 donor, there are 3 recurring donors; thank you for choosing to be part of those; the door is as well open for those who wish to be part of those; moreover, notwithstanding to say, do what you can afford. Thank you.
  • Partnership: the organization has gained two important partnerships across the globe; started with TWAWEZA East Africa in April, followed by GlobalGiving in the same week and month, in the year 2018; leading to a situation where the project of Kole Intellectual Forum has to remain permanently Active on the GlobalGiving crowdfunding fundraising campaign website; as well as signing of Agreement with TWAWEZA, as the Kole District partner organization. Currently, Kole Intellectual Forum is at present conducting a research on behalf Twaweza East Africa in Kole District. 
  • Although, we have not yet received any fund, due to some problem related to clear number of intermediary bank given to us by our bankers, the organization is progressing with its normal duties and responsibilities: for instance: planning, integrating community to school, supporting girl education, providing weekly test, motivating teachers, promoting government policies, as well working with TWAWEZA East Africa in Kole District.

Organizational Appeal:

  • Kindly continue to give us your support
  • Be part of our team in this cause
  • Tell us how often we should be up dating you

Thank you

Consulting Community
Consulting Community
Providing meals
Providing meals
In Partnership with TWAWEZA E.A
In Partnership with TWAWEZA E.A

                                                                                                                                                                     .   30/03/2018

Dear Donors/supporters/advocates, 

Kindly inform that: the organization you are supporting/contributing or advocating for (Kole Intellectual Forum), is a Community Based organization that was established by the professional sons and daughters of Northern Uganda; with the intention of broadly contribute towards post conflict reconstruction of their region; that had, suffered in all the sectors during the civil war that devastated the region for decades.

However, more specifically, after a baseline survey conducted by Kole Intellectual Forum in Kole district in 2016; the findings indicated education sector was heavily affected; and because of that, they decided to put much emphasis in: improving on quality education of the majority of children of the common men in government aided primary schools in Kole district; particularly, and they have started with Apedi and Angic primary schools.

Although, for the last 3 years, the organization has not yet got any assistance from anybody or institution; its members, through their memberships' contributions; they have endeavored to: integrate community to these schools and those schools to the community; provide tests to these children; motivate teachers, children and parents to play their different respective duties; and give scholarships to some children.

Hope

At present, the organization is optimistic that: it will do better than before, because during their GlobalGiving crowd funding fundraising campaign that started on the 12th March and is ending on the 30th of the same month; the organization has managed to raised about $1000 from the overwhelmingly donors (more than 30 of them). This has impressed them and they are Hopeful that: through the memberships' funds, and those on the donors in our pool; together the more they are still expecting others; they are strongly believing that, reconstruction of the region educationally is not far from near.

Indicators

With the intervention of the organization; the, 

Performance of the children have improved on those schools;

Community are integrated to schools and schools to the community;

Children are eating at schools;

Parents are being engaged in livelihood projects; among others.

 

Challenges

The organization, in its three years of operation; it has witnessed that: the challenges it is facing to transform the society to meet the international standard of education at the post conflict area of Northern Uganda; circumnavigates around inadequate resources and negative altitudes

 

Word of Gratitude

On behalf of members of Kole Intellectual Forum, I am deeply delighted to say:

Thank you very much our donors/supporters/advocates; and futher inform you that, members of the organization are calling for your continuous support. They also feel that, you part of their team of success; without you, they narrated, they would not meet their goal; so, kindly joint us, they pronounced, by: "telling a friend about our project, advocating, or if possible by also donating always." Once more, they told me that, their success relies on your being together with them.

Otherwise, Thank you, thank you and thank you...

 

George Obua

Director

Kole Intellectual Forum

 

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Kole Intellectual Forum

Location: Kampala, Uganda - Uganda
Website: https:/​/​kifaa.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @http/georegob77@gmail.com
Project Leader:
George Obua
Director
Kole, Northern Uganda Uganda
$6,419 raised of $7,500 goal
 
168 donations
$1,081 to go
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