Change Africa For Good is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. While we can’t solve all of the issues that Uganda and the wider world face,
CAFG hopes to have an impact on the ones closest to home:
medical concerns and education.
Uganda needs doctors. According to Uganda’s news agency “the Observer”,
Uganda’s doctor-to-patient ratio is estimated at 1:25,725
Uganda’s nurse to patient ratio of 1:11,000.
This makes meeting SDG 3 – “Ensure healthy lives and promote well being for all at all ages” a very difficult thing to achieve.
Each of our medical camps treat approximately 500 patients with medical care and education.
CAFG hopes to reduce the incidence of Uganda’s top five leading causes of death, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, respiratory tract infections and diarrheal diseases.
East Africa needs qualified educators. Poorly paid teachers means that there are fewer of them.
Schools lack resources and proper oversight, and students don’t have an environment conducive to learning.
Opportunities abound for volunteers to educate Ugandan teachers on best practices regarding classroom management and creating an environment where students can learn, as well as teaching the country-standard curriculum to students directly.
Matching qualified volunteers with schools where they can make a difference puts SDG 4 – “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” within reach for Uganda’s rural children.