what we do

a little bit of HOPE exists to nurture hope in the Butaleja District of Uganda by enabling people to overcome the hurdles that prevent them reaching their full potential. We do this by funding grassroot development programmes.

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Education
Partnership with Busolwe Library (including IT training, youth empowerment programme and career guidance), teaching girls how to make reusable sanitary towels, vocational college scholarships, and school farms. [read more about our education programmes]

 

Health, water and sanitation
Running Community-Led Total Sanitation programmes throughout the district, training schools and households to make smokeless stoves, conducting WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) programmes in schools, and fixing boreholes. [read more about our health, water and sanitation programmes]

 

Business and innovation
Establishing small loan and saving schemes for community groups, providing carpentry, hairdressing and tailoring apprenticeship programmes for young adults, and running business training courses. [read more about our business and innovation programmes]

 

Vulnerable households
Supporting widows by providing for their basic needs and to support them to generate income, working with groups of vulnerable women to help improve their livelihoods, and supporting a small group of orphans and vulnerable children, within their family context. [read more about our vulnerable households programmes]