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Weʼre raising £4,000 to Kick Start The Game Against Child Poverty! Football Tournament May 2020! Alleviating Child Poverty in Uganda, East Africa!

Masaka, South West Uganda

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Despite Uganda’s wealth in natural resources, living conditions for large sectors of the population remain very difficult.

Additionally, Uganda is an extremely young nation, nearly half of the country's population is younger than 15 years of age on average.

In Uganda, 2,700,000 children have lost either One or Both their parents!

Thousands of Ugandan children are growing up without adult guidance and care because of malnutrition and deteriorating health issues due to poverty.

The national poverty level has increased, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics public figures now puts the total number of poor Ugandans who cannot afford three meals a day to 8 million!!!

What's the Plan?

To raise up to £4,000 pounds alongside the Gowie Family Foundation Project, in order to sponsor children in need facing harsh poverty conditions, due to loosing their parents to the AIDS epidemic.

The Gowie Family Foundations Goals:

• Annual School Sponsor Ship

• Supplying Education Materials

• Daily Supported Living

Once the money has been raised, we will be able to provide the following:

• Quality education

• Healthcare

• Nutritious food

• Clothing and toys

• All the things necessary for a bright future

What’s been Accomplished?

So far, the Gowie Family Foundation, has contributed to a local village in the Rural Part of South West Uganda, Masaka Kitengeza. Working a long side, the local village borough councillor we have accomplished the following:

• 100 village children have been supplied with Education Materials.

• 100 village Children have been supplied with sanitation and nutrition products for daily Supported Living.

• 6 under privilege children have also been funded for Annual School education

After witnessing the severity of child poverty first-hand. We have been determined to Kick Poverty Back! To help raise funds we are organising an annual football tournament starting Saturday 8th of May 2020.

To register your interest please contact us via:

• Email: Benjamin.gowie@hotmail.com

• Phone: 07401392495

Join us in the sprint to kick start the game against Child Poverty!

Donate & Support!

Find live footage of the Gowie Family Foundation in action, supporting the local villagers of Masaka, south west Uganda in August 2019.

On the following social media Instagram accounts:

@thegowiefamily_foundation

Let’s Kick Poverty Back! Let’s start of by saving the lives of children in desperate need together!

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    • Patrick Hutchinson

      Patrick Hutchinson

      Sep 17, 2019

      Great work you are doing young man.

      £25.00

    • Granville

      Granville

      Sep 8, 2019

      All the very best in touching other people's lives and making a difference.Service to others less fortunate than ourselves is a sign of a leadership of love.❤

      £10.00

    • Faisal

      Faisal

      Aug 28, 2019

      Good luck and I hope your organisation will make a real lasting impact in the community.

      £20.00

    • Olivier Bacs

      Olivier Bacs

      Mar 26, 2019

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 8, 2019

      Great cause Ben -much love to all the families you will be helping

    • Martine Gowie

      Martine Gowie

      Feb 17, 2019

      Best of luck with the fight!

      £30.00

    • Benjamin Claude

      Benjamin Claude

      Feb 15, 2019

      Lets fight child poverty back together!

      £10.00

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    Benjamin Gowie

    Benjamin Gowie

    Masaka, South West Uganda

    Being a Parent, child poverty doesn't site right with me, what about you?

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