“Carry on my works and put the children first”
(father Giovanni Scalabrini)
The mission of Fondazione Italia Uganda is to continue the work of Father Giovanni Scalabrini in Uganda, creating strong, responsible and autonomous communities thanks to his many young students.
- education and health: ensuring health and primary education in the district of Kampala;
- training and work: giving the local future generations access to skills;
- future leaders: contributing to the advancement of the entire country;
- model: consolidating the “Father John model”.
What we can do together
Our projects range across three areas of development education, training and work, health.
Fondazione Italia Uganda is trying to purchase a new gynecological instrument: the endo-vaginal scan; this instrument will allow us to take care of women during pregnancy, keeping the health of the baby monitored over the 9 months.
20.000€ of 41.000€
Fondazione Italia Uganda, following a fundraising campaign, is financing works for the repaving of classrooms and verandas at BCK Nursery & Primary school.
24.332€ of 40.554€
Fondazione Italia Uganda is raising funds for the development of a professional learning centre for tourism, a three-story building that will provide students with skills in the field of hospitality management
369.500€ of 739.000€
The Foundation is part of a Trust, an entity set up under Ugandan law, promoted by Father Giovanni, which includes two other partners: Emmaus Foundation Ltd., a social enterprise, and Benedict Medical Centre Ltd., a not-for-profit clinic. The beneficiaries of the Trust are the Archdiocese of Kampala and Gulu.