In Uganda, 41% of people live in poverty, and over half of the population is under the age of 15, making Uganda one of the world's youngest populations in the world.
Looking at the above fact, it is vital that growing generations have not only access to fresh water, food and medical resources, but also proper education. These young children are our tomorrows future.
Poverty Facts about Uganda
- Uganda remains among the poorest nations in the world despite reducing its poverty rate
- While the proportion of people defined as ‘poor’ has fallen, the proportion of people who live above the poverty line but remain vulnerable to falling below it has increased per The World Bank.
The SOL Foundation™ goals for Uganda
- Everyone has access to nutritional meals and fresh water
- Every individual is able to receive nature based education and training
- Able to co-habitat with nature and wildlife
- Marginalized women have empowerment over their own lives and decisions
- Individuals with disabilities and orphans are able to be part of the community and help enhance the country as a role model citizens.