Projects

Bumba Foundation Academy - MUGITI

Overview

Following the formation of the Bumba Foundation as a registered charity, it was agreed that the first major project was to support the construction of a community school in Uganda.

With the support of the Andrew Mitchell Christian Charitable Trust . The project involved the construction of the “Andrew Mitchell House”, a primary school building for over 200 children in Budaka, Nr Mbale, Eastern Uganda. The project began in December 2011 and will be completed through 3 phases of construction.

  • School Opening

    Furniture Arriving

    Over the past few months we have been busy raising the funds to provide the school furniture for the Bumba Foundation Academy in Mugiti. After raising and transferring the funds to Uganda, the local carpenters have been busy making the furniture in November and December. At the beginning of January the furniture was in the classrooms ready for the new Academic year in Uganda.Read more...

  • Phase Four

    In July 2012 after 7 months of construction we completed the new community school in Migiti Sub-County in Budaka Eastern Uganda. The Bumba Foundation Academy is a shining example of a community based project which pulled everyone's skills together. Read more...

  • Phase Three

    The final phase commenced at the beginning of April. The metal windows were constructed at the local steelworks and fitted along with the doors. This sealed the school making it weather tight and allowed the plastering to begin. Read more...

  • Phase Two

    The construction continued following the release of the second phase of funding at the end of January. The second phase began with the construction of the metal framework and the setting of the concrete beams for the veranda. The beams also set the metal poles in place, which will support the roof on the veranda. Read more...

  • Phase One

    The main construction took 20 days to complete and we had up to 18 builders on site each day, who were supported by volunteers from the local community. Read more...