Other Ways to Support
The COVID-19 situation is escalating rapidly in Uganda. The country is on complete shutdown and our students, staff, and their families are scrambling to adjust. Our Ugandan leadership team is fine but very concerned about the well-being of the students and their families especially as it relates to the availability of food.
As a result, we have developed a plan to safely provide food to the students and their families during this uncertain time. It is clear, however, that the funds available to do so will not be sufficient to sustain the period of time we all know this situation will take to be corrected.
Please prayerfully consider a donation to the H4U COVID-19 Supplemental Food Fund to help us provide much needed nourishment to the students of Rock of Ages Community School during this difficult time.
While each student is able to visit the nearby health clinic at any time, accidents requiring a higher level of medical attention do happen including broken limbs, cuts needing stitches, etc. Prolonged medical treatment is also necessary when accidents such as third degree burns from hot water, spilled as it's boiling over an open charcoal fire (a common cooking practice in Uganda) occurs. Additionally, malaria is very common in Uganda and many of the students suffer regularly from this infectious disease. Your donation will ensure that when these disasters hit, students are fully covered.
Bless A Family
Sometimes families need a little more assistance than what is provided though the sponsorship of their child. The loss of a parent, a grandmother who is caring for eight children, these are common occurrences in the lives of Rock of Ages Community School (ROA) students. The Director of ROA, Betty Wasswa, does a phenomenal job understanding the home life of each student. When there is a family in an especially strenuous situation or in significant need she does her best to ensure they have the help they need to continue to succeed in their education. Help us ensure these kinds of funds are in place with a special donation to the Hands4Uganda Bless a Family Fund.