Through the campaign, the university seeks to reach out to an estimated 300,000 alumni spread across the world, current students, parents and former parents, friends of Makerere, organizations, and other people with an attachment to the university.
Each learner is expected to get a package covering all the subjects taught at their level. For instance, a Primary Five pupil is expected to get material covering subjects of Science, English language, Social studies, Religious education, and Mathematics all covering the entire syllabus of the said class.
At least 90 students, among them 83 males and seven females, all in their final year are expected to resume classes at Kilak Corner Technical Institute in Pader Sub County when schools reopen on October 15. But the district is currently stuck with 29 COVID-19 patients at the school dormitory which was turned into isolation centre a month ago.
Christopher Ndyabegyera, Rukiga District Inspector of Schools, says that he has already received a brief about the incident, and has asked the head teacher to compile a formal report so it is presented to higher authorities for help
Several local organizations that partner with international donors to support the poor children access education have been registering regrets from their partners who attribute their inability to continue supporting the learners to Covid-19 pandemic disruptions on their economic status.