Mubaku Educational Foundation is a California non-profit corporation and has been recognized as a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization by the IRS.  Formation and operating expenses are covered by third parties.  No donations are being used for Mubaku Educational Foundation formation or operating expenses.

Mubaku Educational Foundation Important Notice:

On March 11, 2019, Mubaku Educational Foundation (MEF) was granted  tax-exempt 501(c)3 status by the IRS. (#83-3206945)

Our Mission:

Mubaku Educational Foundation is founded on the belief that when we work together, we can make a positive difference in the lives of children throughout our world.  Our mission is to help support the children and their families, along with the staff of the Bright Future School, in Mubaku, Uganda. To this end, we perform fundraising to support and sponsor children, to support educational staff, to provide materials and supplies, and to build and enhance classrooms, in the community of Mubaku, Uganda.

Goals of Mubaku Educational Foundation:

  1. Build and Furnish Classrooms; Current goal is to raise the funds to build classrooms and multipurpose rooms for Bright Future Nursery and Primary School.
  2. Sponsor Children’s Education; Current goal is to recruit sponsors for the 175 Students.
  3. Sponsor School Administrator Salaries (Head Teacher, school administrator, student sponsorship coordinator) and  support teacher training.
  4. Support Women’s Empowerment Center/Group
  5. Build and Operate Dorms for Girls and Boys; Future goal is to raise funds to build both a girls and boys. dorm.  The girls dorm would be built first.
  6. Build Teacher Housing; Future goal is to raise funds to build teacher housing.
  7. Build School Kitchen; Future goal is to raise funds to build a school kitchen with a meal program.
  8. Scholarships for Secondary Education; Future goal is to raise funds to provide scholarships for secondary education.

Fund raising is done through meetings, websites, facebook, gofundme, paypal and other tools. These activities are done by the directors of Mubaku Education Foundation and any volunteers they can recruit.

History:

August 2, 2018 Mihingo Lodge, Uganda L to R: Peter, Lisa-Ann, Charles Oyer, Gayle and Michael

In 2018, two couples (Lisa-Ann Galati/Peter Roth and Michael & Gayle Hughes) decided to go to Uganda to see the mountain Gorillas.  While on safari in Uganda, our guide (Charles Oyer) asked if we wanted to see the guide’s village.  We went to their school, which was meeting under a shade structure and had 125 kids attending with three teacher.  Over the next week we learned more about the school. He told us how the people of Mubaku Village  had set up  the Mubaku Community Conservation Organization (MUCCO), a not for profit  Community Based Organization (CBO) to start the school and do other activities to help the Community.  Charles Oyer told us that the biggest problem was that visitors from the USA and Europes had no easy way to give to the school, because the only way to get money to Uganda was to wire it and the wire fees would eat up most of a small contribution.     We committed to him to set up a way to enable people to contribute on-line and then we would consolidate the gifts into a single wire to MUCCO.

Officers:

Nov 10, 2018, Ventura County, Charles and the Board Left to Right: Michael, Gayle, Charles, Lisa-Ann and Peter

No officers receive compensation for their efforts.

Our Address:

Mubaku Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 70,
Agoura Hills, CA
91376-0070

Voice messages can be left at 805 267 9201