Bega Kwa Bega
Bega kwa Bega (BkB), which means “Shoulder to Shoulder” in Swahili, was founded 1998 by a Ugandan woman with a mission to improve the living conditions of orphans, vulnerable children and the people who care for them.
Today, BkB cares for more than 4,000 children in more than 200 villages throughout central, western and northern Uganda focusing on children’s rights, water-sanitation, health, agriculture, food and nutrition, education and general support.
Bread and Water for Africa® partnership with BkB began in 2018 with our shipment of more than 20,000 books for distribution to 150 school libraries which will be utilized by 50,000 Ugandan students.
This year, Bread and Water for Africa® will ship another 40’ container of books to help students improve their literacy in a country where half the adult population is illiterate.
BkB needs more books to reach students live in villages throughout central, western and northern Uganda.
Do the math: 567 boxes + one 40-foot shipping container holding 35,000 pounds of books = 50,000 Ugandan school children in 150 rural schools given the opportunity to not only learn to read, but also develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This summer, thanks...read more
Bread and Water for Africa® Receives $10,000 Grant by the Neilom Foundation to Drill Water Well in Sierra Leone
Bread and Water for Africa® has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Neilom Engineering for Social Change Fund to build a water well in Sierra Leone. The grant is being made available through the Neilom Foundation and the Center for Engineering Concepts Development...read more
[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][td_text_with_title custom_title="Clean Water Program"] Tragically, thousands of children die every year from water-borne illnesses that are easily preventable. Where there is unsafe water, there are diseases. In the rural communities of...read more