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Welcome to Mpambara-Cox Foundation

Children everywhere dream and have aspirations but more than three quarters of them will never get a decent shot at living their dream because of abject poverty; the other quarter live in abundance (material and opportunity) and will realize their dreams. It depends largely on where you are born.

Can connecting these diverse communities bring about the change we need to make our shared world a better place? We believe so. Our foundation builds bridges, connects communities, designs and implements programs that empower both sets of children. Browse to learn how you can be part of our mission.

Watch this video to learn how it all started:


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August 2014 – Our Peace Corps Volunteer Kasia, gets into her teaching!

Kasia first week at Kengoma_reading cat in the hat July 2014

Kasia arrived ready to make a difference. In no time, she has acquainted herself with the children that she is teaching English to in Grade 4. In Uganda children start learning English in Grade 5 and many struggle to master the language enough to pass the Primary Leaving Exam in Grade 7 which is entirely […]

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August 2014 – A view from our public library in Kabale

Patrons in the SMM public library

The Sepi-Mukombe Mpambara Public Library that we run in Kabale is bursting at the seams. Here is a view of what it looks like when patrons fill every chair! It is the only public library in the district.

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June 2014 – a new Women’s Micro-finance Group is formed

Amended Rominate Tumwekwase 2 Rutooma WISE July 2014

We continue to empower women through our micro-loan program. We have given loans to almost 800 women in Kabale and we add more every quarter thanks to the staff, donors and partners in this very worthy program we call WISE – Women In Support of Education. A loan of $50 can transform a life in […]

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May 2014 – MCF Partners with the U.S. Peace Corps

Cropped and corrected Kasia welcome picture

MCF announces a partnership with the U.S. Peace Corps. After nearly 3 months of discussions, inspections and due diligence, MCF passed the test as an organization with creditable and worthy programs and received approval for a partnership that will bring committed long-term volunteers to work with MCF Uganda. We are happy to welcome our first […]

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March 2014 – D.E.A.R Day (Drop Everything And Read Day)


   On 26th March, MCF participated in the national D.E.A.R. Day (Drop Every Thing and Read Day)  by engaging over  400 children in 3 rural schools in which the children do not have books or libraries that they can go to.

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