The constitution of Uganda explicitly recognizes the right of all citizens to basic education. Subsequently policy positions such as vision 2025, the Education Sector Strategic Plan (ESSP) 2004-2015 and the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) 2004/2005-2007/2008 recognize education as a core element of any attempt to fight poverty. The education components of national plans are consistent with the Education for all (EFA) goals, the World Fit for children targets and the Millennium Declaration and Development Goals (MDGs). Despite of all these attainment of meaningful education in Sub-Saharan African remains a big challenge.
This programmes aims at improving education by constructing new schools in areas where accessibility is a challenge, renovating and proving others, providing the badly needed furniture, text books and other scholastic material geared at creating a conducive learning environment and to influence government policies that have a direct bearing on children's education.