#GivingTuesday #GivingLight

posted Nov 10, 2017, 8:06 AM by Ariane Drake   [ updated Nov 10, 2017, 9:34 AM ]
Rock of Ages Guiding Light Program 
"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it."
-Mother Theresa

In January of this year, Rock of Age School saw its first graduating class. 17 students confidently completed their PLE (Primary Leaving Exam) and did spectacularly well, with seven students earning highest honors and 10 earning honors. Each of these students were blessed abundantly by being sponsored through Hands4Uganda beyond their primary education at Rock of Ages and are currently enrolled in various high schools throughout Uganda.

January 2018 is quickly upon us and Rock of Ages will see another 20 students graduate.  Students who have worked hard and are excited about the opportunity to continue their education and who will need additional financial support to go on to high school.

Rock of Ages P7 Graduating Class of 2017

A high school education costs approximately $1,000 per year per student.  The first year is the most expensive with strict requirements for basic necessities such as a mattress to sleep; towels to bathe; a fork, spoon, and knife to eat - along with school supplies, books and uniforms totaling approximately $150.

This Giving Tuesday, we ask you to consider donating to the Hands4Uganda “Guiding Light” program and help keep the lamp burning for the graduating class of 2018.

Of course we would be thrilled if you could provide the full sponsorship of a high school student at just $80/month; however, your one-time donation of any amount is greatly appreciated.