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The Ssubi Foundation raises money to help Ugandan children obtain an education. We use this money to support schools in Uganda, East Africa through the development of structures (classrooms, teacher accommodations and toilet blocks), teacher support (salaries, training, resource materials), sponsoring of under-privileged children as well as providing micro-loans to sponsor-student families.

www.ssubifoundation.org

The Ssubi Foundation 2009


In the Summer of 2009 The Ssubi Foundation built four teacher quarters and the Richard Theriault Memorial Library for Lela Obaro Primary School. The Ssubi Foundation thanks: • Village Honda Calgary • Richard Theriault Memorial Fund • Heritage Oil • Big Rock Brewery • BACKSIDEbetty.com

• DIRTT Environmental Solutions • Greg Turnbull • Mother Teresa Endowment Fund at The Calgary Foundation • Clay Graphic Design

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Inside an existing classroom

Temporary classroom structure

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Lela Obaro Primary School in Northern Uganda – existing classroom structures

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Jacob, Headmaster, Okiya, Deputy Headmaster of Lela Obaro and Philip (Ssubi Director)

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Teacher hut on site

Shower stall

Old library

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Ground breaking for teacher quarters

Ground breaking for library

Parents in attendance

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Ground breaking ceremony

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Architectural plans for teacher quarters

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The New Vision, Uganda daily newspaper (July 8, 2009)

“Two years ago, we promised to support the school. We are fulfilling the promise by improving the infrastructure…the houses will be furnished with beddings, furniture and utensils.” – Philip Ndugga, Ssubi Foundation Director

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Philip with project engineers

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Digging the foundation

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Breaking rocks

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Construction of teacher quarters

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Completed teacher quarters

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Kenna and Patrick teaching Primary 5

Gulu District Police Commander speaks

Teacher Patrick and Madame Openy teaching outside 18


Kenna (Ssubi Volunteer) team teaching

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Architectural plans for the library

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Construction begins on Richard Theriault Memorial Library

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Library construction

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Finishing touches on the library

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Brandon (Ssubi Volunteer)

Lane and Sean (Ssubi Volunteers)

Dena and Brad (Ssubi Volunteers)

Framing doors and windows

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Stocking library shelves

Margot (Ssubi Director), Sydney (Ssubi Volunteer), Dena, Francis the librarian and his assistant 26


School readers (AIDS curriculum)

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Friends and family of Richard Theriault

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Completed library

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Bola Bola dancers

Lela Obaro School choir

Parents celebrating

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Opening ceremony

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Philip dancing

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Bikes donated to school

School children at opening ceremony

Tracy and Margot (Ssubi Director) at opening ceremony 33


Speech by Jacob, Former MP of Parliament

Speech by guest of honour, Chairman Mao

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Speech by Abdul, Senior Geologist, Heritage Oil


Philip and Dusman (Ssubi Director of Operations)

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Dusman, Abdul and Chairman Mao opening teacher quarters

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Children reading in the library

Abdul, Dusman, Headmaster Jacob, Vincent (District Education Officer) and Chairman Mao 38


Opening Richard Theriault Memorial Library

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The Monitor, Uganda daily newspaper (August 17, 2009)

“We would like to commend The Ssubi Foundation for this new experiment (speed of construction – structures completed in 30 days). We call upon all NGO’s working in the district to emulate Ssubi.” – Norbert Mao, Gulu District Chairman

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We are done – enjoy a Big Rock Beer

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The Ssubi Foundation raises money to help Ugandan children obtain an education. We use this money to support schools in Uganda, East Africa through the development of structures (classrooms, teacher accommodations and toilet blocks), teacher support (salaries, training, resource materials), sponsoring of under-privileged children as well as providing micro-loans to sponsor-student families.

www.ssubifoundation.org

The Ssubi Foundation 2009


Lela Obaro School