What We Do

Northern Uganda Education Programme (NUEP)

Sponsoring vulnerable, war-affected children and youth in secondary school through higher education graduation – in Year 9

  • Transitions children of war to community-minded, mature change agents and qualified professionals through long term educational sponsorships
  • Sponsors 111 war-affected children and youth in secondary and technical school through higher education graduation, a 9 – 11 year commitment for each student
  • Provides costs of education with mentorship, guidance, counseling and life skills
  • In Year 9, NUEP has been hugely successful and is a model for replication
Nighty Aol, Senior 6 at Pope Paul II Secondary School. She enrolls in university in 2014.

Augustine Okot & Denish Oranga Okello study at Gulu University Library

Ochola Maxwell Alensio, Senior 4 at St. Joseph’s College Secondary School, Layibi



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We established NUEP in the war zones in 2005 during the brutal war in Northern Uganda.
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NUEP transitions former child soldiers and other children and youth affected by war to mature, educated, community-minded change agents.
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NUEP is unique because it not only transforms children of war, it reverses the brain drain and develops their communities.
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The NUEP Journey

Augustine Okot’s parents were slaughtered by LRA rebels during the war, leaving him orphaned. Later this year, he graduates from university. Read Augustine’s Story

Following our sponsorship, Joyce Ajok opened her own nursery school. Read Joyce’s Story

In 2007, Raymond Lubangakene was war-affected and too poor to enroll in secondary school. In August, Raymond enrolls in medical school. Read Raymond’s Story

Charles Otto lost his family during brutal LRA massacres. Now he is preparing for a career in medical technology at Tropical Medicine Institute. Read Charles’ Story

War-affected as a child, she is now creating the future in software engineering at Uganda’s top university. Read Harriet’s Story

Witnessing people being killed by the LRA as a child, Denish Okello Oranga was traumatized by the war in Northern Uganda. He graduates with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Secondary Education from Gulu University in 2014. Read Denish’s Story

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What Others Say

NUEP is highly acclaimed by community and school leaders.
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Broadening Educational Opportunities for All

Education-for-All Strategies and projects we’re developing.
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