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Hi Amplify,
I believe this idea is the best way to give refugee children equal access to education. I lived in Uganda and my brothers had a very hard time to integrate into Ugandan school because they could only speak french and Swahili and they did not get a chance to have a bridge program allowing them to successfully integrate into school and keep their original class level, and many other refugee kids were facing the same problem. This program is very unique and I can see how is going to change the education problem facing refugee children in Uganda. I had different conversation with former refugees from Uganda who are currently living in the U.S and one thing that was common to every one was "this is the type of program that organization should be doing long time ago allowing refugees to have equal access to formal education". Hopefully this project is going to make it happen.

This is the best practical IDEA for both parents and refugee children, not only helping kids to go to school but helping their parents with skills so that they can feel participating into their children's education and helping their family in general

This is what refugees in Kampala need.

Great Idea guys

Hi Rebecca, Just want to add on what Elvis said. YARID is 100% community oriented work, that means every program implemented is by the the need of the community and for the community. Thanks