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We offer meaningful volunteer placements in Africa and Asia.


Ben F

25 years old

New Stude


Ben was born in Buyaya parish, Sironko district. He has four sisters and three brothers. His mother lives in Sironko and the father went to stay in Mbale district after divorcing  the wife. He was raised up by his mother who is a subsistence farmer. Since his mother could not afford paying for him school fees, he dropped out of school. He would like to set up a small business so that he can get income to pay for  his young sisters and brothers school fees but he doesn't have capital.He also has a two years old son called Fungo Dan to take care of. His wish, “ I wish I had money, I would set up a computer center.” His hobbies include:- playing football, athletics and singing. He also participates in the church activities for example training the church members in music. His desire is to visit USA because he thinks that he will be able to see modern computer technology and businesses in that country. Message to any one willing to sponsor him, “ Please, I would like to get a sponsor to help me  with capital to start a small business so that I can  get income to support my family."



Volunteer Handover Notes

Enrolled Classes

Class: Buyaya Computer Class A

School: School for Andy Buyaya

The Buyaya Computer class meets twice a week in the small rural parish of Buyaya.

Student of the Week

  Mary was born in Buyaya parish, Sironko district. She has six children, two girls and four boys. Her husband died and she raised up her children as a single mother. The challenge that she is facing as a widow is that she doesn't have a job to earn in come from. She is happy that Meaningful volunteer organization introduced the adult literacy program which has helped her to improve on her English. Her hobbies include:- making crafts, singing and dancing. Message to anyone willing to sponsor her, “Please, I am requesting the sponsor to buy for me a sewing machine so that I can make clothes and sell them to get money to support my family”.

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5.2 million The number of pre-school age children who suffer from clinical Vitamin A deficiency is 5.2 million.
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