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The origins of The Mary Wood Trust charity date back to 2002, when the initial plan was to improve the fabric  at Nyakabungo Girls Secondary School (NGSS) - mending the leaking dormitory roofs and concreting damaged floors - as well as finding sponsorship for 10 needy girls at the school (a Church of Uganda girls only boarding school). Since then our support there has expanded and now in 2023 we are sponsoring 34 girls at the school and have also completed a number of major building projects.

We have also been able to support a small number of our girls as they have progressed into further education - university, nursing school and technical colleges. 

Ruth Memorial Nursery School (RMNS) in Kihiihi, which provides nursery and early primary education to the needy children in the area, also comes under our umbrella and the Diocesan Health Centre at Nyakatere has had support over the years for their dental unit, laboratory equipment, generator and washing facilities

All this has been possible because of the great generosity of our supporters over many years. Thank you!

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It is wonderful to be able to announce that the long awaited building of the new A-Level Block at Nyakabungo Girls Boarding Secondary School started on  30th October 2023. 

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