Uganda’s Archbishop appeals for support to educate girls from north

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Twenty-seven-year-old Sophie Nalukwago is an orphan who graduated with a bachelor of Bio-technology from Makerere University, courtesy of the Female Scholarship Initiative (FSI). She is currently a laboratory technician with the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC).

Ms. Nalukwago recently shared her story during a dinner hosted by Uganda’s Archbishop Luke Orombi to promote girl-child education in the country’s north, by appealing for scholarships for girls from Acholi, Lango, Karamoja, Teso and West Nile sub-regions.

Read Uganda’s New Vision to learn more about the Female Scholarship Initiative, a successful $4m, 10-year effort a Makerere University supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York.