Ireland Helps Send Ugandan Children to Secondary Schools

    Irish Aid provided 7.3 billion Ugandan shillings (approximately USD3.5 million) to support education programs in the Ugandan region of Karamoja, New Vision Online reports. The funds will be used to send more than 1,000 children, especially girls, to secondary schools annually over the next five years.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.