Cost of Child Sponsorship

Overview

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In light of the current cost of living in Uganda, sponsoring a child would require (See table below). In addition there are other costs such as; medical costs which may range from case to case and also administrative costs to be incurred by the fund. The number of children supported by ACHEF depends, though not entirely, on the amount of funds available in a particular year.

In an average school in Uganda, sponsoring a child may take;

Primary school Amount (Shs)/YR USD
School fees 600,000 300
Other scholastic material 300,000 250
Food  and board 450,000 225
Secondary school    
School fees 750,000 370
Other scholastic material 300,000 250
Food and board 450,000 225
Tertiary    
School fees 1,200,000 600
Other scholastic material 300,000 250
Food and board 450,000 225
Exchange rate: 1USD = UGX 2000/=