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By the Numbers

  • The US government spends 50 times what the Ugandan government spends per student on public education. (UNESCO)
  • Every morning, 31 million children in sub-Saharan Africa wake up with no school to attend. (UNESCO)

  • Completed & open (or soon to be!) schools in Uganda: 17
  • Total classroom capacity in Uganda: 5,355 students
  • Schools under construction or site planning in Uganda: 6
  • Rooms at each school: 10
  • Classrooms at each school: 7
  • Acres of land donated for each school: 3+
  • Hours of volunteer labor committed by parents, grandparents, friends & family to construct each school: 15,000
  • Percent of money raised by students directed towards the construction of schools in Uganda: 100%
  • Building Tomorrow partner colleges & universities: 20

  • Echoing Green named Building Tomorrow one of the top 20 up-and-coming social change organizations in the world in 2007.
  • Building Tomorrow is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.