Our founders, Bill and Barbara McDonald-
With a wealth of knowledge and experience behind them – Bill having worked at Edinburgh University teaching computer skills to ethnic minorities, and Barbara having worked at various schools in Edinburgh whilst finishing her Masters Degree in Child Development – they set off for Uganda, Africa.
It was here that The Dignity Project first spread its wings.
This is their story....
Uganda Historical Synopsis
The colonial boundaries created by Britain to delimit Uganda grouped together a wide range of ethnic groups with different political systems and cultures. These differences prevented the establishment of a working political community after independence was achieved in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-