Two young adults on the Road to Hope (RTH) program, Stephen and Tonny, recently graduated from university.
Impact of the Long School Break on Road to Hope Children
As school resumed in January, a number of Road to Hope (RTH) children decided to pursue vocational education to focus on a trade.
Road to Hope Sponsor Highlight – Alice Wolf & Getrude
Alice has been a nurse for 37 years and is a patient care coordinator at Center for Hospice Care. Getrude lives in Kyankwanzi District of Uganda with her four siblings (two of whom are also on the RTH program) and their father, who is a farmer.
Uganda Reopens Schools
On January 10th, 2022, Uganda’s schools reopened after what may be the world’s longest pandemic-related closure. An estimated one-third of students will not return to school in Uganda this month.
Supporting Children Through Regional Road to Hope Retreats
PCAU is currently holding regional retreats for a small number of children in their respective regions to provide social and psychological support to the children.
Road to Hope Program Update
Most schools remain closed as the government seeks to ensure more teachers and school support staff are vaccinated. Uganda reports that nearly half of all teachers have received at least their first vaccine dose.
Education Update from the Road to Hope Program
We have all been anxiously awaiting news on the re-opening of schools. The president addressed the nation on September 22nd, announcing updates on vaccinations and the re-opening of religious institutions.
A Return to Homeschooling
Since March of last year, when all schools first closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PCAU has worked to support the children on the Road to Hope (RTH) program while at home.
Coming Full Circle
Stephen became a student in the Road to Hope (RTH) program in November of 2012 with the goal of becoming a clinical officer (which requires training similar to that of a physician assistant in the US).
Semi-Candidates Reported Back to School March 1, 2021
Last month, Uganda’s Ministry of Education and Sports made the long-awaited announcement regarding the opening of schools to complete the 2020 academic year.
COVID-19 Update: Back to School for Road to Hope Children
Earlier this month, Uganda’s Ministry of Education and Sports made the long-awaited announcement regarding the opening of schools to complete the 2020 academic year.