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Ben F

24 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

Enreek Charles
Enreek Charles
Enreek Charles is in grade 5 and is a RYE school English student currently in level 3.  He enjoys learning English and hopes to one day become a teacher. Click here to see his house and here to see his grandmother. He has no brothers but has 3 sisters, ages 13, 10, and 5.  He and his three sisters live with their mother and father.  His mother is a housewife, and his father is a farmer and fisherman. Their daily diet consists of rice, fish, vegetables, and occasionally meat if they can afford it.    

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38 The percentage of children under age 15 living with HIV in low- and middle-income countries in 2008 who received antiretroviral drugs is 38.
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