They started the school in makeshift structures with little capital to meet staff salaries and school requirements. Vallerian says he faced several challenges in the beginning including threats from local administration to close the school because of non-compliance with the required school standards.
However, due to his hard work and determination, they managed to change the status of the school and now it is in a commendable status, fully registered with government. It also has permanent structures.
On behalf of the school directors, Vallerian has applied for a loan of UGX 4,000,000 to buy windows and door shutters for the semi-completed school building. He hopes that with the school structures looking complete, they will get more pupils enrolling.
In the photograph is Vallerian and his wife. She is also one of the directors of the school.
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This loan is part of UGAFODE”s Micro Mortgage Loan program. Many of these clients are currently renting and these loans allow them to own their home and provide for their families. This may be their first home, or renovation to homes not fit for habitation. By building and renovating, borrowers who utilize these loans have improved health and safety through a stronger structure and better protection from the elements. UGAFODE offers these loans to cover essential costs like labour and material so borrowers can provide adequate shelter and sanitation facilities for their families.
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