Whilst we are
very pleased with the improvements we have been able to make in
the schools ACE has adopted, we are aware that the number of pupils
at some nearby schools have become depleted. Children move to the
ACE schools making them overcrowded and leaving neighbouring schools
So, during their
October 2011 visit, Angela and Vic Peake visited two schools which
are close to ACE schools. One was Gisozi, which is close to the
ACE-supported school at Mukibugu.
had also visited the school at Gisozi in summer 2011 and reported
back to the trustees -
an under populated school. Its population has been gradually falling
in the last few years as more and more children have been drawn
are large and wide enough to accommodate 600 pupils or more but
it only has 342 currently.
be an easy school to take on as the headmaster, Julius Besigye,
was deputy at Bukazi so knows of ACE and is a hard working man.
It would simply be a job of repairing the old classrooms and emptying
the latrines. After that the population is likely to increase as
word spreads that ACE is supporting the school. This would take
pressure off Mukibugu which is dangerously over populated.
are schools with greater need, I would recommend taking this school