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Harnessing the power of Sun: Solar system enhancing education for Africa’s children

Harnessing the power of Sun: Solar system enhancing education for Africa’s children

In summer of 2014, a group of Virginia Tech engineering students installed a new solar panels to expand the solar system at Hope Academy to meet the increasing demand for energy on campus. The original system was designed in 2008 when the school had only one building with less than 100 students and currently enrollment […]

A gift of a Goat, an economic empowerment for Ugandan children

A gift of a Goat, an economic empowerment for Ugandan children

To empower children toward economic independence, URF has given goats to children in rural communities. The pilot project involved 50 students each receiving a goat to raise at home. ┬áThe expected income from the project will go toward the education of the children. The project will be self-sustaining; the first offspring will be passed to […]