GOBS is an encryn for Go Back to School. It’s a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting orphans and needy children mostly in remote communities of Uganda under the fields of Education and Health. The Foundation focuses on child sponsorships, renovation and construction of orphan schools, provision of medical services through various medical camps / outreaches in various communities and as well as food / nutrition mainly in orphan homes and schools.
As one of the most inspirational model, Auma Edrine AnnMary was appointed The Foundation Ambassador and has actively been involved in three major projects, the renovation and construction of Hope of Joy Orphan School, coordinating and supervision of all GOBS sponsored vulnerable children in 13 (thirteen) schools and her positive involvement in the extension of the ‘Kateete community’ solar piped water system with funding from the Iceland Government and The Weebale Dutch Foundation.
Auma believes that, all children should have access to equal and improved free education service to enhance their future dreams as well. This therefore encouraged her join the advocacy in ensuring that children at Hope of Joy orphan school have access to better and improved learning environment. Under this, she mobilized her fellows for the renovation. The painting, leveling and fixing of new timber on the classroom blocks allowed 140 orphaned pupils have access to an improved learning environment as fundraising for the new permanent structures under ways by the Foundation.
Her being involved in the Kateete solar piped tap water project extension with support from The Iceland and the local government created more of publicity and visibility for the project. This could therefore ease the extension of new more other same project The extension enabled three communty schools having access to clean tap drinking water and 24 other water taps which were installed in various communities.
During her interview, she affirms already of her positive and wider internal and external network which can create a positive change for the people and the country.
Ann’s interest in the tourism industry more so under the Miss Tourism Northern region is to help promote and boost the tourism industry through her skills, network and the experience. She hopes this will increase on the employment opportunities for the local as well as increased revenue for the government. In this, despite other sectors, Auma believes that the government can be able to finance the education and health sector as the major challenges affecting the local people mostly in remote communities.
(Ever) Since her nominee, various companies and her already patterned organizations mostly in the tourism and entertainment industry joined her campaign in supporting to secure her Miss Tourism northern region post.
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