Our Team

PARTNERS/ASSOCIATES AND SUPPORTERS:

INTERNATIONAL

We are very grateful to our International partners whose support enables us to create inclusive communities for the parents of children with disabilities in Gulu, Uganda.

We acknowledged and appreciated indeed Braille Without Boarders (BWB) for the support of mobility and livelihood training for our beneficiaries where 62 parents of children with disabilities benefited, 40 initiated petty business in local markets, 40 students trained and issued white canes, 44 primary teachers acquired inclusive knowledge on disability issues and adaptation of curriculum to fit needs of all students. Total of 220 children with disabilities registered from Gulu, Amuru and Nwoya districts. 214 parents of children with disabilities attending monthly meeting in five parents’ supportive groups.

We thank Paul Kronenberg & Sabriye Tenberken– founder of kanthari and kanthari institute in India the main supporter of THUMBS UP – UGANDA’S programmes and activities, for the substantial stipend support and commitment to THUMBS UP – UGANDA.

Being able to achieve so much has been possible due to the input and participation of main international supporters including:

Sandra Washburn, Founder of Oysters &Pearls- USA AND Africa www.oystersandpearls.org.

Sarah Mcgee, Treasurer of Social Promise, New York USA

Annelies Buurmeijer, Petra Wijen – Royal Dutch Visio Huizen the Netherlands

Patience Mutiti-Senior Clinician Motivation UK

Pamela from let-doctors-fly.org

PARTNERS/ASSOCIATES AND SUPPORTERS BOTH IN UGANDA AND INTERNATIONAL: