Answers to frequently asked questions you might find useful...about (Children Reachout Program Uganda)

1. Effective Spending

2. How are Children reachout program Uganda’s funds allocated?

3. How are you are able to keep your administration cost low?

4. How is Children reachout program Uganda different from other charities?

5. Children reachout program Uganda a registered charity?

6. Who supports Children reachout program Uganda?

7. How long do you stay in a community?

8. How else can I support the programs?

9. Are the costs exact costs for all projects?

10. How do gift-of-kind donations work?

11. How can I see the results of my contributions?

12. Can I visit the country or community I am sponsoring?

Effective Spending

We will honor your generous contribution by ensuring it is spent effectively to create meaningful change. Children reachout program uganda works to empower and help change the lives of children.

The Children's program areas (basic education, educational life skills, developing reading culture, educational tours, and children sports) and your gift support the overall mission of the organization in these five program areas.

In cases where donations exceed what is needed or local conditions prevent program implementation, Children reachout program Uganda will redirect funds to similar activities to help children in need. If additional funding is required because of specific project requirements or challenging local conditions, Children reachout program uganda may provide additional funding to complete the project to meet our commitment to our beneficiaries. In all cases, we commit that your donation will be used to achieve the highest impact possible.

Putting the five pillars together creates a holistic development model that helps to ensure children are able to break the cycle of poverty. When a donation is made to sponsor children education, depending on the needs on the ground, it is used to sponsor children education, support education projects. As a valued donor to the work of Children reachout program uganda, you will be assigned to a child in community which you have helped to support and be provided with updates about that child.

How are Children reachout program’s funds allocated?

As the tagline of the organization indicates, Children reachout program Uganda has two aspects of its mission: Children reachout program Uganda, was started with a purpose to support the vulnerable children living in urban communities with skills and tools that will help them see hope for a good future.

We dedicate approximately 44% of our budget to educational life skills programs, which includes, among other initiatives,. These initiatives include curriculum resources on active local children, leadership training workshops for children; mentorship by children programs. Through these various efforts, Children reachout program school is proud to contribute over one million hours of volunteer service every year.

Children reachout program Uganda spends approximately 46% of funds on development programs. The organization has been widely recognized for it’s sustainable. The five pillars are basic education, educational life skills, children sports, developing reading culture and educational tours. Project expenses include direct cash and gift-of-kind contributions. Direct funding is often spent on school fees, the provision of a sponsor a child, ensure children to be in school have healthy food to eat at lunch, medical attention Children reachout program uganda’s work would not be possible without critical gift -of-kind contributions, the majority being medical and school supplies collected, distributed and administered to allow for our development model to be achieved.

Children reachout program Uganda is audited annually and an all-volunteer, parents , funders, experienced Board of Directors oversees the work of Children, which includes setting policies and procedures, as well as monitoring our budget and expenses to ensure funds are spent wisely.

Foundations, corporations, churches, organizations, and adults often choose support to Children reachout program Uganda’s work, to empower children to change the world. Young people generally support Children reachout program Uganda’s work abroad through their direct fundraising and gift-of-kind contributions.

How are you are able to keep your administration cost low?

Children rachout program Uganda works hard to ensure that donations are used very effectively and efficiently. We want as much of our funding as possible to support programs that (i) engage children in the developed world become global citizens, (ii) support children in the developing to receive an education.

There are a number of ways we are able to keep our administrative rate as low as possible. Some helpful information is below.

What we don't do:

We don't hire people to stand on street corners asking money from people passing by.

We don't use telemarketers.

We don't hire high priced fundraising consultants.

We don't produce or pay for television commercials or pay TV networks to air our programming to solicit donations.

We don’t pay volunteers

What we do:

We treat our donors as important stakeholders and keep them informed about the impact they are making.

We rely on volunteers to help offset as many administrative support functions as possible.

The majority of our team members are young world changers. We seek to provide incredible work experience in the non-profit sector to many recent university and college graduates. Our team comes to work with us not for a pay check, but for the dividend they receive in creating a better world.

Our career track staffs, many who have been with the organization for 2-4 years, are here because they are committed to the mission of what we do and how we do it, not because how much we pay. They come to us from roles previously held in, the charitable sector and industry. They are all passionate world changers and part of Children reachout program Uganda family.

We work with local experts on the ground to help our programs be as successful as possible. This also helps build local capacity.

 

How is Children reachout program Uganda different from other charities?

We believe that children have the power to address inequalities affecting their peers at home. And with an average age of only 17, our enthusiastic team is the true embodiment of that belief. What's more is that Children reachout program Uganda offers free basic education, educational life skills, and educational tours. This means you can always trust that no matter whom you are or where, a member of our team will always be there to answer your questions.

Children reachout program Uganda is also unique in our holistic development model. This program covers each aspect of children community development by providing free basic education, free educational life skills. Through this multi-faceted approach, children are truly empowered.

Children reachout program Uganda registered?

Children Reachout program Uganda is a registered NGO KAMPALA-UGANDA.

 

How long do you stay in a community?

Because we work hand-in-hand with communities to implement our projects, the commitment of all community members is essential to make. Our goal is not only to ensure the sustainability of our programs, but to empower children with the skills and resources needed to change their lives.

Our commitment to each child is only met when children have acquired these skills and are capable of sustaining change by themselves. As each child is unique and faces its own set of challenges, the length of this process can vary.

How else can I support the programs?

There are many ways in which you can support the programs. Children reachout program Uganda has many awareness raising programs, a multitude of free educational resources to help these programs. Please contact us and we will be pleased to send you additional information.

We also ask schools, churches, organization, to consider participating in raising funds or materials as part of gift-of-kind contributions. Young people every year raise funds towards the purchase, distribution, shipment and facilitation of our gift-of-kind. As a result, to keep children healthy and with scholastic materials so they can attend school. Also, students can collect scholastic material which we are able to give to children who attend our schools. If you would like more information on these programs, please let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!

Are the costs the exact costs for all projects?

These prices are meant to be used as a general guide for our donors who may choose to contribute to one or more programs. In order to maintain our very low administrative rate we do not provide country specific cost breakdowns.

Some of the average costs for our projects are: Average Price *                              

$15 a month       -You can sponsor a child him/her in school                                      

$50                     - Just $50 provides in-school breakfast and lunch two hungry children at school for 3 months

$50 annually       -you can provide textbooks for our developing reading culture program

$50 a month       -you can buy scholastic materials for 5 children

$50 annually       -can buy clothes for 10 children so that they can have what to put on.

* The monetary amounts shown represent the average costs of Children reachout program Uganda projects in the children communities in which we work. In cases where donations exceed what is needed or local conditions prevent program implementation, Children reachout program Uganda will redirect funds to similar activities to children in need. If additional funding is required because of specific project requirements or challenging local conditions, Children reachout program Uganda may provide additional funding to complete the project to meet our commitment to our beneficiaries.

How can I see the results of my contributions?

One of our core values at Children reachout program Uganda is “honoring every stakeholder” and, among other ways, we adhere to that value by being fully transparent in all our operations. If you choose to donate to one of projects, you will receive periodic updates on the impact of your support.

Can I visit the country or children I am sponsoring?

Meeting the children and volunteering to help make the project a reality is an extremely rewarding experience both for the donor and children, and we welcome you to visit us

Your visit, Children reachout program Uganda works in coordination with you. During the visit, you’ll have a chance to connect with the children you’ve donated toward and even volunteer to implement the projects you’re helping to fund.

We strongly encourage you to visit our projects and experience for yourself the impact that your donation has on the lives of children in need.

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