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We are nurturing leaders who are committed to advancing equitable access to quality education in low-income communities. with a common vision of providing every child with an opportunity to attain an equitable quality education. We recruit, train, and place top university graduates and young professionals in high-need government-aided primary schools across Uganda to serve as full-time teachers committed to transforming the education outcomes of less-privileged children.

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The education sector in Uganda is constrained by many challenges. These include a high level of teacher and student absenteeism, weak school level management structures, inadequate availability of learning materials, and large class sizes. A major issue is also the availability of teachers in disadvantaged areas and a lack of accommodation for teachers in rural, hard to reach areas.


70% of children who enroll in primary school drop out before primary school completion.


2 out of 10 primary seven students can’t read and understand a primary two English story nor do a primary two division.


65% of primary three to seven students in rural areas can’t read and understand a primary two English story.

116 Fellows Placed
47 Community Schools
15034 Children Reached
3 Active Regions

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Did you know that around two million children in Uganda live in poverty, and most of them do not have access to quality education as do their higher-income counterparts? Is it any wonder that only 30% of grade 3-7 lower-income students have reading and math comprehension at a grade 2 level?

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At Teach For Uganda, we believe that one day, all our children in Uganda will attain an excellent education. We believe that education is holistic. It's not just about academic performance. That's just one aspect of education. But quality education teaches the mind, the heart, and the hand. And that's what all school leaders and teachers everywhere in the world are ought to do.

Charlotte Iraguha
Co-Founder & Managing Director - Teach For Uganda

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