Les Ecoliers de Kampala - Paris, FRANCE
Africa Future Glory Ltd - Kampala, OUGANDA
OUR PRESENCE IN FRANCE AND IN OUGANDA
WHO WE ARE
LES ECOLIERS DE KAMPALA is a non-profit organization (Loi 1901 under french law) created in 2012 and located in Paris (France). The organization aims at improving the life and education conditions of children in ugandan urban poverty areas. Our actions consist in supporting entrepreneurship (children, youth, men and women) and financing concrete projects aiming at improving in the long-term life conditions and access to education.
All member of the organization are volunteers.
This is in 2010, during an engagement as volunteers with the local ugandan organization PRIVATE EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (PEDN) that Benoît Briand and Magali Bouidene discovered the environment in which kids and their family were living in the suburbs of Kampala. It was also a way to better understand the concrete actions taken by PEDN to help them improve their life and education conditions. This is during this engagement that they had the opportunity to work with Julius Lukwago (Program Manager PEDN).
Magali and Benoît stayed connected with PEDN team and particularly Julius since that time.
At the end of 2011, Julius joined the ugandan organization AFRICA FUTURE GLORY Ltd which focus on the poorest population of Kampala and particularly children studying in BEUPA schools (schools out of the official system and located in urban poverty areas of Kampala).
In order to provide a more official and long-term support to those children and young adults, Magali and Benoît decided to create the non-profit organization LES ECOLIERS DE KAMPALA.
We pay attention to provide financial support only to projects pre-selected by Africa Future Glory Ltd and being financially self-sufficient in the long-term.
« Give a man a fish: you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish and you have fed him for a lifetime »