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April 23, 2009

UGANDA SPACE

Uganda SPACE is a registered community based organisation in uganda. We are a community based non-profit organisation empowering impoverished women, youth, and children through education, evangelical/ pastoral work and social business enterprises like poultry and solar lantern microfinance projects , providing care for orphaned and children in need in rural uganda.

OUR VALUES

Foundation- Our work is driven by what we believe to be best for our communities and their goal of fighting poverty and living better lives. As a disciplined, revenue-generating nonprofit organization, we remain accountable, focused and motivated to achieve our community needs.

Volunteers- Our volunteers drive our success as a company. We strive to recruit and retain a diverse group of dedicated volunteers representing the best talent available. Uganda SPACE work to ensure these volunteers feel valued and supported, and that they have opportunities to develop and grow.

Work- Uganda SPACE do what it takes to achieve results. We are purposeful in providing high-quality, responsive and innovative services. We endeavor to work in close collaboration with our communities to develop models that challenge the status quo and raise expectations for what is possible in the effort to increase community achievement.

Culture- We believe in a healthy, productive work environment. We strive for a trusting, supportive culture that emphasizes collaborations and flexibility amongst all community members. The communities push themselves to higher levels of performance, they celebrate their successes, and learn from their failures.

Mission

To work with impoverished women in urban and rural Uganda to eradicate poverty and improve the quality of life for them and their families.

Objectives

1. To economically empower impoverished women through microfinanced enterprises, such as the poultry, solar lighting and ecostove projects and other income generating programs.

2. To educate the impoverished orphans, girls by paying school fees and providing supplies and in some cases housing for primary and secondary education.

3. To improve the reproductive health of impoverished women through public educations programs and the provision of health services.

4. To improve the lives of impoverished women through the use of renewable energy resources , sustainable tour services, access to water and use of micro-irrigation to improve their agriculture.

5. To eradicate poverty through microfinance model and village banking.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Dear our beloved supporter, friend , brother and sister. We would like to express our gratitude for the interest you have expressed in our projects.

We have a number of projects that need your support like paying school fees for our over 150 orphans, The children of Uganda SPACE Organisation have the same needs as children anywhere in the world but with no mum or a dad to provide for them.

They need clothes, food, books, toiletries and so forth. Their home needs to be maintained, staff paid and may be that small gift at Christmas. We provide a holistic and rounded approach to the education of the children in its care, covering: Primary, Secondary & Tertiary education; Vocational training.

You can also offer small loans to the impoverished women in form of capital to start economic empowerment projects, donating computers, books, digital cameras to our organisation,

Volunteering with us, Supporting us financially to start our Evangelism community projects and building homes for our orphans.

You can support our sustainable tour project since the money we save in that project is used to empower womens' projects and take care of the underserved children.

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