Uganda was among RET International’s first on the ground operations starting in 2001.
Our work aimed at protecting youth made vulnerable by armed conflict both in Uganda and in the region as a whole. The main goal of the programme was to improve the quality of teaching and learning through infrastructure enhancements, raising the students’ self-esteem and improving the level of education for both the Sudanese refugee students as well as the local community. Particular attention was paid to girls’ education, with a focus on their attendance and academic results.
RET International ceased operations in Uganda in 2003, but continues to have a strong and dynamic presence throughout Africa. (see our Burundi, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, and Mauritania, for more details).