Ugandan President Museveni has extended the May 5th countrywide lockdown another two weeks. Airports, schools, churches, businesses and public transportation remains closed. Police and military strictly enforce the restrictions. It’s difficult to imagine the hardship this creates for our friends, students and their families in Uganda.
The fear of COVID is high, but the actual number of cases is relatively small. Lack of access to food and supplies remains the greatest obstacle to well-being and health. This is where your generosity and the repurposing of tuition funds has quite literally extended a lifeline.