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It's amazing how proud you can be of a water tank, but Kamuli is in Tanzania. (With the Emerge Poverty Free school sanitation projects)
“I am delighted by the progress Joan has made at the centre. She can now count from 1 to 5 in English!”
Joan, age 6, has cerebral palsy, and her father Charles brings her to the centre regularly despite suffering from polio. People with disabilities in Uganda are often marginalised, so we set up this project to empower them mentally and financially. We are working toward Reducing Inequalities as a part of the Global Goals! For more info visit GlobalGoals.org
“I want to learn to speak English fluently! I would love to be able to communicate with others and also teach my children to speak English too."
Esther Siama came to South Sudan with her four children because of the war. Our women’s literacy project is teaching basic literacy skills to enable women like Esther to learn how to read and write. Improving women’s literacy has had a profound effect on household incomes and children’s school enrolment rates. This is just one of the ways we are moving forward with the Quality Education Global Goal! Learn more by checking out GlobalGoals.org
We are currently reviewing our strategic plans and seeking a consultant to help with the process. If you or someone you know has experience that could be beneficial to our development, please refer to the following link for more details.
We’re happy to report that since January we’ve drilled 4 boreholes, giving 2,800 people clean water and a sustainable solution to ending poverty!
“My children would cry with stomach pains causing them to miss school, due to the dirty water. Thanks to the WASH programme my children are now drinking clean water!”
Salvatore Opio is a farmer with young children. His family benefits from our WASH project, which establishes School Health Clubs to teach the importance of hygiene. Installing clean water at schools and promoting hygienic sanitation is dramatically cutting the number of people getting sick from dirty water. We're working towards the Clean Water & Sanitation Global Goal! Learn more by checking out GlobalGoals.org
As Burundi violence continues, we’re reaching out to rehomed children to ensure their safety
We are incredibly excited to announce that emerge poverty free is in the Staff Vote for the Deutsche Bank Charity of the Year 2016/2017.
This life changing partnership will give 125,000 children like Joy access to clean water so they can stay healthy and in school, able to learn and achieve their ambitions. If you work at DB or know anyone that does, please look out for more information about how you can help us win!