EDAPO Primary School, Uganda

Economic Development and Aids Prevention Organization (EDAPO) in Central Uganda supports 600 HIV/Aids Orphans and children at risk. EDAPO has its own primary school where 298 EDAPO students board. Another 100 day students from surrounding communities have also enrolled at EDAPDO Primary School. 
starting the day at EPS
An atmosphere of warmth and love nurtures and protects the tender hearts of the children, especially the EDAPO children who are either orphans or whose families cannot afford to keep them.

EDAPO PS fun thank you

EDAPO PS We are so happy LugandanThese happy boys are grateful for their new dormitory in 2019.

The students have a good routine and are alert and focused in class.

EPS CLS11 Bright, energetic, enthusiastic learners.

Students raising hands in class tini


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EPS girls meditation EDAPO uses the Transcendental Meditation® (TM®) technique to create more hopeful outcomes for the children. Students practice the TM technique together twice a day.

TM has been well documented to improve academic performance, reduce stress, enhance creativity, and improve health.

EDAPO PS Word of Wisdom walkYounger children have a special "walking meditation" technique.

EDAPO Primary School has earned an excellent reputation for students' success in the national standard exams taken at the end of primary school. The orphanage provides~~

Fresh, organic food from EDAPO Farms. 

Free medical and dental care to complement the health benefits of TM.

Standard academic disciplines to prepare students for secondary school.

NOTE re COVID-19 : All Ugandan schools were closed in March 2020 and opened on a limited basis in October 2020 for the students studying for their standard Primary leaving exams at the end of grade Level 7.


Students love to sing and dance at celebrations!

 EDAPO students singing and dancing

Though quite shy by nature, the preprimary students were proud and inspired by the formal celebration of their success. In Uganda, the graduation ceremony--complete with cap and gown--is done in high quality schools when children finish the three years preparing them for primary level.

Pre primary graduates with their teachers


Mark Mugabe, Director of the school, says "Without doubt, these EDAPO children are blessed and are becoming ideal, enlightened, resourceful persons who will play a big role in helping Uganda, Africa, and the world to overcome the ongoing challenges. And they will bring up great families, which are the cornerstone to the building of the nation. We provide them with knowledge of how to live life in a way that is healthy, happy, and life-supporting."

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Orphan students pay no fees. Your tax-deductible gift will help pay expenses of EPS so the school can expand to become a stable Peace-Creating community for Uganda.


Here are some of the 33 dedicated teachers and staff with Dr. Jim Schaefer, member of the Global Projects for Peace Board of Directors, during his visit to the school in June 2018.

EDAPO teachers 6.18