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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 most 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 became part of our mission.

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April 22, 2015 – A celebratory Earth Day!

A new school garden

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to have the school garden rolled out! Carrots, cabbage and spinach were among the first vegetables planted in the school garden. The children also planted fruit trees in the school compound that will not only provide nutrition in the long-run but also the roots will stop erosion […]

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April 10, 2015 – A school-garden for Kengoma Primary

jamie planting

A grant from Gaithersburg Rotary and the hard work of our intern Jamie, enabled MCF to start a new school garden program at Kengoma Primary School. Growing fruits and vegetables will teach the children NAADS approved agricultural methods that increase crop yields and impart environmental sustainability. The crops will supplement MCF’s school-feeding program while also […]

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April 6, 2015 – The Rainbow School System is underway!

rainbow colours kids hands

The new Rainbow School System (RSS) that seeks to encourage children to complete a full course of primary education, is now a reality at the pilot school in Nyakyijumba. The idea is that children must complete seven years of schools to became literate…to became that beautiful rainbow. Just like a rainbow can only appear when […]

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March 15, 2015 – Olivia Cox receives Youth Humanitarian Award

Olivia Cox Youth Humanitarian Award I

At age 9, Olivia set out to make a difference for the children she volunteers with in the summer in an impoverished Ugandan school. She wanted them to have desks. Less than a year later, she had done enough fundraising to provide desks. Her work was recognized by the NAACP citing her “courage, determination and […]

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March 5, 2015 – Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Day

Dear Kengoma 2015 IV Kasia Big Book

  PCV Kasia, along with intern Jamie, were part of DEAR Day in partnership with Uganda’s Ministry of Education and Sports for this annual event that aims to build literacy. MCF distributed a book to each child in our partner schools and for the first time, our literacy outreach went to two area orphanages – […]

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