Erick Ssanzifula

Critical Need Students

With the help of our contacts in Uganda, we have been able to identify a number of students as critical need. These students live in homes where schooling is near impossible to afford. To sponsor one of these students or to request more information on sponsorship, please click                              and submit the request form. 

Erick Ssanzifula

Birth Year

2006

Grade Level

Primary 5

Aspires to Be

Doctor

Enjoys

Location

Erick lives in Jjingo Village, Uganda with mother, stepfather, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Educational Info

When he did attend school, Erick's favorite subject was English and Art. He regularly attends church and the new children's sunday school at Amazing Grace Church in Jjingo.

Health Info

Erick is in good health.

Sponsorship Info

Erick's father passed away when he was 8 and his mother remarried a couple of years ago. His mother is a peasant farmer and his stepfather is a boda boda (transport motorcycle) driver. They have limited income and are unable to pay school fees for the six children who make up the combined family. When there is money available for school fees, his stepfather's natural children are the ones who attend.For $30 per month you can sponsor Erick's school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support Erick's scholastic and basic needs.

Julius Kalungi

Birth Year

2009

Grade Level

Primary 4

Aspires to Be

Engineer

Enjoys

Location

Julius lives in Jingo Village with his mother, brothers, and sisters. His father passed in late 2019 which caused great hardship on the family and prevented the children from enrolling in school in 2020.

Educational Info

When Julius was able to attend school, he was in the top position of his class which is an important ranking for school children.

Health Info

Julius is in good health

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor Julius' school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support Julius' scholastic and basic needs.

Elijah Wasswa

Birth Year

2011

Grade Level

Primary 1

Aspires to Be

Singer

Enjoys

Location

Kambuzi village (near Jingo), Mityana District

Educational Info

Elijah has had limited education because his parents have been unable to afford school fees. He hopes to begin the first year of primary school this year.

Health Info

Elijah is in good health but suffers from a hearing impairment that may sometimes need medical attention.

Sponsorship Info

Elijah lives with his mother and father, four brother and six sisters. Sadly, his father lost his job as a motorcycle taxi driver during the Covid closures. Both parents now work as peasant farmers but struggle to buy food and basic necessities for the large family. Elijah loves to play football (soccer) with friends. He also loves to sing, especially at church. When he hears a new song, he wants to learn it as quickly as possible so he can join in the singing. For $20 per month you can provide school fees, supplies and one school lunch on school days for Elijah, for $30 per month you can provide those items, a school uniform, basic necessities and basic health care.

IVAN NABUNGARA

Birth Year

2001

Grade Level

Training School

Aspires to Be

Baker - Chef

Enjoys

Location

Ivan was living in Kampala for 2 years without a way to earn a living after his parents were unable to continue paying for secondary school. He began attending Pastor Israel's church and after several months and getting to know Ivan and his needs, Pastor asked to include him in the sponsorship program.

Educational Info

Enrolled term 1 and term 2 2022 in Mirembe Community College to learn baking and cooking skills.

Health Info

Sponsorship Info

Ivan needs assistance from someone who will help pay his tuition and fees so he can complete additional cooking and baking classes.For $30 per month you can sponsor Ivan's school fees and basic school supplies.

Evaline

Birth Year

2017

Grade Level

Preschool

Aspires to Be

Enjoys

Location

Evaline lives in Jingo Village with her father, Pastor Paul, and her mother.

Educational Info

Evaline is 4 years old and will attend New Life Preschool if a sponsor is able to help with her school fees.

Health Info

Evaline is in good health

Sponsorship Info

Evaline mostly enjoys skipping rope but also sometimes likes to play on the drums. Her father pastors Amazing Grace Church, however, most of the members are local farmers and unable to contribute toward pastoral support. Her mother is a teacher's aid who works away from the home when schools are in session.
For $20 per month you can sponsor school fees and supplies, for $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Unice N.

Birth Year

2006

Grade Level

Primary 6

Aspires to Be

Doctor

Enjoys

Location

Jingo Village

Educational Info

Unice was 6th in her class the last full year she attended school in 2019. She was unable to attend the first term of 2020 (pre-Covid shut downs) and has attended some when schools have been open since then and the distance learning classes at New Life Education Center. Based on her performance, Unice would benefit from attending a more challenging educational center.

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

Unice is 14 years of age, she is in Primary 6 and enjoys playing netball in her free time. Her father passed away in 2019 and she now lives in Jingo with her grandmother. Unice was unable to attend school the first term of 2020 because her grandmother was unable to pay school fees. For $20 per month you can sponsor school fees and supplies, for $30 per month you can sponsor her school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Esther Nakato

Birth Year

2011

Grade Level

P2

Aspires to Be

Auditor

Enjoys

Location

Kambuzi village (near Jingo), Mityana District

Educational Info

Esther has attended primary 1 and will begin Primary 2 if a sponsor is found to help with her school fees. Her favorite subject in school is math.

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

Esther lives with her mother and father, five brother and five sisters. Sadly, her father lost his job as a motorcycle taxi driver during the Covid closures. Both parents now work as peasant farmers but struggle to buy food and basic necessities for the large family. Esther loves to play with dolls and to make things. She helps the family by weaving mats and collects bottle tops to make ropes and key holders. For $20 per month you can provide school fees, supplies and one school lunch on school days for Esther, for $30 per month you can provide those items, a school uniform, basic necessities and basic health care.

Stephen Bengo

Birth Year

2008

Grade Level

P3

Aspires to Be

Engineer

Enjoys

Location

Stephen lives in Mityana District with his father, mother and siblings. His father is a peasant farmer who works to grow food for his family. His mother is a teacher at the New Life Education Center. Stephen enjoys singing at church and to listen to stories.

Educational Info

Stephen's favorite subjects in school are science and social studies. He has missed a lot of school because he was unable to pay school fees. He says he is sad when he has to stay home and his friends get to attend school.

Health Info

Stephen is in good health.

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor Stephen's school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Nora N

Birth Year

2014

Grade Level

Primary 1

Aspires to Be

To Attend School

Enjoys

Location

Jingo Village, Mityana, Uganda

Educational Info

Nora will attend Primary 1 at New Life Education Center if a sponsor is found to help with her fees.

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

Nora lives in Jingo Village with her grandmother and siblings. She enjoys skipping rope. She is among some of the most in need children in the community and will benefit from going to school. For $20 per month you can sponsor school fees and supplies, for $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Phiona Nangobi

Birth Year

2011

Grade Level

Primary 3

Aspires to Be

Auditor

Enjoys

Location

Jingo Village, Mityana District.

Educational Info

Last attended P3 at St. Agnes

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

Phiona is ten years old. She lives with her mother in Jingo Village. She is in primary 3. Phiona likes working with numbers and wants to be an auditor when she grows up. In her free time, she likes playing with friends and playing the drums. For $20 per month you can sponsor school fees and supplies, for $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.