Country Lights Uganda started in 2007 as a dance crew and singing group whose activities were basically limited to pop and cultural dancing and singing country music. In 2010, by God’s divine favor and grace, the dance groups started up a children ministry where children are motivated to serve God using their talents, in addition to providing them an education and grooming them spiritually through God’s word.

Currently Country Lights Uganda is a non-profit organization that is registered under a number 10347, and it works towards inspiring, rescuing and empowering vulnerable children and youth through life skills, education opportunities and talent development. Our team is comprised of people with diverse academic and professional backgrounds across the country. Learn more about us right on our website.

 

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Certificate - Uganda Youth Forum Annual Youth Conference 2014 - Country Lights

Awards, Recognition and Certificates of Merit

  • Scripture Union of Uganda
  • The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

All Awards, recognition and certificates of merit can be accessed right on our online notice board right here.

Under Update.

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School Out Reach Programme – Country Lights Uganda

The Mission Statement of Country Lights Uganda is to  inspire, rescue and empower vulnerable children and youth through Educational Provision, Life Skills and Talent Development to become self-sustaining and Effective Leaders.

Our projects and programmes are centered around ministry work, community outreach programmes, educational and financial support for children and vulnerable persons in the communities we work in.

Learn more about our work.

 

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Country Lights Uganda’s Vision Statement is to empower young people to achieve their dreams and live a meaningful life Glorifying God that we’re pretty blessed.

 

 

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Empowering Young People in Uganda

 

Country Lights Uganda works to  inspire, rescue and empower vulnerable children and youth through Educational provision, Life skills and Talent Development to become self-sustaining and Effective Leaders.

Country Lights started in 2007 as a dance crew and singing group whose activities were basically limited to pop and cultural dancing and singing country music. In 2010, by God’s divine favor and grace, the dance groups started up a children ministry were children are motivated to serve God using their talents, Educational provision and grooming them spiritually through God’s word.

Currently Country Lights Uganda is a non-profit organization that is registered under a number 10347, and it works towards inspiring, rescuing and empowering vulnerable children and youth through life skills, Education opportunities and talent development in Uganda. Our team is comprised of people with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.

 

Learn more about our Projects

The School Outreach Department department focuses on the young people in high schools and colleges in Uganda. It reaches out to youth with the purpose capacity building, youth empowerment and Awareness on HIV/AIDS. These are done through workshops, Debates, Seminars, Conferences.
 

Over the past 6 years, the organization has been reaching out to Luwero District through missionary work. Luwero district is on the poorest districts in Uganda with 80% unemployed people leaving with their children.

Research has been made and found that 75% of the families survive on one meal a day worth 1 dollar. The education of 78% of the children is this district is not favorable since most parents/ guardians are unemployed, hence unable to acquire excellent academic atmosphere schools in Uganda.

In 2015, the organization came up with an idea of starting up an excellent Academic school Project of Primary and Secondary Education in Luwero district that could avail free good educational provisions to vulnerable and orphan children and youth in this district.

 

This idea came with the purpose of empowering and providing excellent free education to these children and youth since they are unable to be in schools that could avail good education due to the inability of finances to enable them be in such schools.

 

Towards the end of 2017, The Board of Directors of Country Lights Uganda passed a resolution to start on this project in 2018. The project is start with a Primary school to minimize the rampant growth of uneducated vulnerable and orphan children due to the inability of their parents or guardians financially to meet the standards of quality education schools in Uganda.

The Primary Country Lights Academy will educate three thousand children between the ages of five years to fifteen years i.e. from Primary one to Primary seven after its accomplishment.

The Academy Primary project is to meet the quality standards of children and the first Phase will need Country Lights Uganda to raise $500,000.

 

Fundraising for Country Lights Academy

The main strategy for raising money for country lights academy is through reaching out to Donors, Well wishers and Applying for Grants.

 

Call for Sponsorships and Donations

 

We are also grateful to our monthly sponsors for the continued monthly support towards children’s sponsorships. Because of our commitment to using the sponsorship money only for its intended purpose, we are fundraising to generate the money needed for this project, outside sponsorship, and our operating budget. We need your help to accomplish our goal.

Country Lights Uganda believes once this project is set off and comes into a reality, Many vulnerable and orphans children and youth in this district will get an opportunity to acquire free quality education, which will make them resourceful in future hence making Luwero a better place to live in.

 

Find out more about the Country Lights Academy Project

 

 

Establishment of Country Lights Clubs in High Schools in Uganda.

One School has been indentified (Old Kampala SSS)  and a club established and more are yet to be identified and approached.

Development Objective

To establish alternative income generating activities for country lights ministry so as to serve God better while contributing meaningfully to the community.

Hope Poultry Farming is a business plan designed to assist Country Lights ministry to improve on its finances so as to enable us serve God and our community better especially the young people. It is part of our five year broader community outreach plan “community first”. It is carried out with the support of our volunteers and country lights members.

Beneficiaries

The direct beneficiaries of this project are country light children, community members and the ministries itself; as we hope that this will enable us take more of these children to school with out many struggles, train the community in modern poultry farming composite manure development and water harvesting as well as improving the ministry finances. The young people in the community are also going to benefit from the trainings, improved breeds and incomes

Purpose of the project

  • To set up a demonstrational modern commercial poultry production centre.
  • To improve on the organization’s financial capacity.
  • To train young people in alternative income generating activities and employment.
  • To make the project profitable.

 

Sustainability

At Country Lights Uganda, our self-sustainability initiatives are critical for continuing development. The purpose is to generate income to sustain country lights activities and create a training component and employment opportunities for country lights young adults. Country lights Uganda operates poultry keeping that provide egg supplies to the villages we operate in. The birds currently produce eggs for Country Lights Children beneficiaries.

Country lights sustainability initiatives are critical for continuing development. The purpose is three-fold; 
 
1) To generate income to sustain Country Lights activities, caring for vulnerable children and youth
2) Create a training component for Country Lights  young people to become future business leaders
3) Create employment opportunities for Country Lights young people and the extended community, and therefore
4) To facilitate community transformation

 

Building Country Lights Academy

Land has been acquired. But we are waiting to build a school to offer more education opportunities to vulnerable children.

Building an orphanage

Land has not been acquired and we are waiting to build the future home.

Expand Organization offices premises.
Land has been negotiated. But we are waiting to purchase the land to expand the Organization


BRIEF BACKGROUND OF THE COUNTRY LIGHTS ACADEMY

Over the past 6 years, the organization has been reaching out to Luwero district through missionary work. Luwero district is on the poorest districts in Uganda with 80% unemployed people leaving with their children.

Research has been made and found that 75% of the families survive on one meal a day worth 1 dollar.

The education of 78% of the children is this district is not favorable since most parents/ guardians are unemployed, hence unable to acquire excellent academic atmosphere schools in Uganda.

In 2019, the organization came up with an idea of starting up an excellent Academic school Project of Primary and secondary in Luwero district that could avail free good educational provisions to vulnerable and orphan children and youth in this district.

This idea came with the purpose of empowering and providing excellent free education to these children and youth since they are unable to be in schools that could avail good education due to the inability of finances to enable them be in such schools.

Towards the end of 2020, The Board of Directors of Country Lights Uganda passed a resolution to start on this project in 2023. The project is start with a Primary school to minimize the rampant growth of uneducated vulnerable and orphan children due to the inability of their parents or guardians financially to meet the standards of quality education schools in Uganda.

The Primary Country Lights Academy will educate three thousand children between the ages of five years to fifteen years i.e. from Primary one to Primary seven after its accomplishment.

The Academy Primary project is to meet the quality standards of children and the first Phase will need Country Lights Uganda to raise $500,000.

HOW TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE COUNTRY LIGHTS ACADEMY

The main strategy for raising money for country lights academy is through reaching out to Donors, Well wishers and Applying for Grants.

We are also grateful to our monthly sponsors for the continued monthly support towards children’s sponsorships. Because of our commitment to using the sponsorship money only for its intended purpose, we are fundraising to generate the money needed for this project, outside sponsorship, and our operating budget. We need your help to accomplish our goal.

Country Lights Uganda believes once this project is set off and comes into a reality, Many vulnerable and orphans children and youth in this district will get an opportunity to acquire free quality education, which will make them resourceful in future hence making Luwero a better place to leave in.

 

 

 

The School Outreach Department department focuses on the young people in high schools and colleges in Uganda. It reaches out to youth with the purpose capacity building, youth empowerment and Awareness on HIV/AIDS. These are done through workshops, Debates, Seminars, Conferences.

At Country Lights Uganda, our self-sustainability initiatives are critical for continuing development. The purpose is to generate income to sustain country lights activities and create a training component and employment opportunities for country lights young adults. Country lights Uganda operates poultry keeping that provide egg supplies to the villages. The birds currently produce eggs for country lights children

Country lights sustainability initiatives are critical for continuing development. The purpose is three-fold:

  • To generate income to sustain Country Lights activities, caring for vulnerable children and youth
  • Create a training component for country lights young people to become future business leaders
  • Create employment opportunities for Country Lights young people and the extended community
  • To facilitate community transformation

 

 

 

Donations and Fundraising

For donations and fundraising, kindly get in touch with us here.

 

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