Around 2 hours drive away from Kampala along a rutted non paved road near the village of Mukono, Uganda, lies the Volset School. The school gives education to some 160 kids, most of them from very deprived backgrounds. The school does great work and the kids are happy, but is still very poor and is in need of many resources. Nevertheless it does manage to get some assistance, including through Rose Charities and that way manages to keep going .
The shool identifies its most pressing needs as 1) sponsorship for students, 2) refurbishment and construction of more teaching space, 3) establishing a more secure water supply (probably a bore-hole), finding one or two used donated computers to teach computer skills.
Despite hardships, Directors Lydia Nansukusa, and Festus Bazira never give up hope. Festus explained his vision for the school to me. These are our ‘Diplomats of the Future’ he said of his kids..