Our first year as an organization we opened 5 of our 12 libraries to the communities of Kabalagala, Kibuli, Katwe, Nsambya and Kosovo. We have all 12 libraries built and ready to dedicate however, the pandemic has prevented us from doing so. We shifted our focus to providing food to all five cities, giving out 20,500 meals to our children and their families during June & July of 2020. We began the CLIP program which give children at home learning opportunities.
3.CLIP at home learning
HELPING LITTLE LEARNERS IN UGANDA
Providing children with books tobuild
future dreams upon through love and imagination !
Children are desperate to learn ! They have a natural thirst for knowledge. Above Ambassador Douglas and Tutor & CLIP Acting Director Salt provide education orientation to children in Katwe, UG
Free education is limited in Uganda due to the large number of children. Our mission is to provide books to the under-served children around Kampala. We aim to help them learn, grow and experience a world to which they might not otherwise be exposed. We now introduce CLIP (Children Learning Independently Program) which will provide educational workbooks directly to the children. This will help them begin to reach for their potential as good citizens and productive individuals for their communities and them selves.
From June 27 to Aug 29 Kids Read distributed food to 630 chidren and their families to nourish their bodies as well as their minds. The equates to 20,800 meals served to at-risk children.
September brings the launch of CLIP, our at-home program that delivers educational materials directly to the children! As of Nov. we have registered 42 children to receive teaching workbooks and learning supplies. Read more about it soon by clicking the CLIP link above.
And via VENMO @Kids Read
The first KidsRead "Little Library" premiered on August 4, 2019 with the sole purpose of providing books to the under-served children in Uganda. They are encouraged to take a book, read it and return it for another book. There are 150 books or more in each library. They range from picture books for the very young, story books, some early tutorials and work books. We purchase books from local publishers and use local artisans to build and paint our libraries. These will return after the end of the pandemic.
Library Reader Leaders
After the first Little Library was installed in Kabalagala on August. 4, 2019 Trevor had read all 150 books placed there in only 2 weeks. He started the Reader Leader. We now have three Reader Leaders: Trevor, Isma from Katwe, and Shakul from Kibuli. Watch for other "Reader Leaders" to Emerge from CLIP, (Children Learning Independently Program) our at-home study series.
|Kabalagala||Lion and Giraffe||2||Lynda Brown and Tobie Spears|
|Kibuli||Giraffe/Baby Bear||2||Jackie Detmers/ Bill and Teresa Morgan|
|Nsambya||Hippopotamus||1||Jeannine Carroll in memory of Helen Smart|
|Kibuye||Kudu||1||Edyth & Earl HIndley|
Karla M Jay
|Ndebba||Ram||1||Highland High Class of '63|
|Kiwafu||Leopard||1||Brian Paul & Family|
|Kisugu||Elephant||1||Robert Dean #2|
|Memorial Katwe||TBD||1||Highland Class of '64|
Kids Read Foundation is a 501c3 .
Also Registered & Certified in Uganda, pursuing an NGO
Isma from Katwe