Access to an

Inclusive, Transformative Education

is a basic human right, one we're ensuring for underserved children in East Africa.

Join us in Building Tomorrow

What We Do

To us, Building Tomorrow means creating a brighter future by improving student outcomes in underserved communities. Our programs all serve that singular purpose within Uganda.

A Building Tomorrow student smiles while working at her desk

Thriving Schools Program

In Uganda, only 35% of children who enroll will complete primary school and 85% of rural Grade 3 students are unable to read, write, or do basic math at a Grade 2 level.

We deploy Building Tomorrow Fellows to develop thriving schools that are accessible by all children and committed to producing positive student outcomes.

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A Building Tomorrow Primary School Compound

Primary School Construction

31 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa wake up every single day without a school to attend.

We work hand-in-hand with local communities and governments to construct new primary schools where no formal primary school exists.

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Tomorrow is Now

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, scaling our impact for the future.

Our Impact

As of October 2020

55,143

Out-of-school children re-enrolled via Fellows or new school construction

81

Building Tomorrow Primary Schools
(open or under construction)

50

Fellows currently supporting 200 primary schools in Uganda

13,003

Students reached via Roots to Rise literacy and numeracy programming

Help us Build Tomorrow

Donate

$50 will allow us to enroll 1 out-of-school child.

Give monthly, and in one year you can enroll enough students to form a study group.

Fundraise for Us

We achieve more together than we could alone. Engage your family and friends to join us in ensuring all children access an inclusive, quality education.

Partner with Us

We believe in the power of collaborative engagement. Let us know if your organization can contribute to the inclusive, transformative education Building Tomorrow is working to ensure all children access.

Get Involved

Join the BT Ambassadors Council, Volunteer, help us plan events—there are plenty of ways you can help us Build Tomorrow!

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Latest Stories from the Field

A special Earth Day #talesoftomorrow

April 22, 2020

As a Building Tomorrow Fellow, Herbert Murungi couldn’t help but notice the role nature plays in the life of a…

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#talesoftomorrow: A familiar face

April 17, 2020

Two years ago, Namata Tendo (bottom left in above photo) joined us at Build-a-School Night 2018 and inspired us with…

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Suubi’s Return

December 12, 2019

On the banks of the Nile River, 12-year-old Suubi mines sand. Sand is a material highly sought after by Uganda’s…

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