The Dignity Project
African Child Education Programme(ACEP)
Charity No: (SC027546)
The Dignity Project was established and registered in Scotland as a charity 1996-
This was achieved by establishing a nursery school, primary school, and a computer training centre in Jinja Uganda, in a large converted building. The Dignity Project also implemented workshops in various war torn areas of Uganda including Karamojo in the far north.
Dignity developed links with other indigenous and international organisations to collate and evaluate skills and knowledge to further promote educational development and the way it impacts on the community.
This project was sustainable and ran for a number of years the school was gradually handed over to the community who renamed it St.Job's Centre. The next project was in Sudan (read on)
In 2004, after a period of furlough The Dignity Project recruited some new members and continued fundraising and were invited in 2005 to become members of the Scotland Malawi Partnership after the Chairman of the charity Bill McDonald-
Answering an appeal by Malawian representatives The Dignity Project felt that this was a good opportunity to use Dignity's educational developments skills. The Dignity Project left for Malawi in 2005-
The Dignity Project is committed to developing an Educational Programme that will provide an exceptional level of education. The charity's focus is on improving the standard by building on what has been achieved and looking at what can be developed with the cooperation of partnerships. Therefore, children have an opportunity to reach their full potential.
1. One of the main objectives of the charity is to improve the quality and standard of education in Africa for children and their communities.
2. The relief of poverty, need, hardship, distress or sickness, and the advancement of education of children in Africa who are orphans or whose families are unable to make adequate provision for them particularly through the establishment of a boarding school or other such institutions. Setting up sponsorship programmes for extended families, and children who are affected by disease, poverty with an emphasis on educating the girl child and orphans affected by AIDS.