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PROPOSAL

MUSANA NURSERY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL- KALIRO CAMPUS ®

AMOUNT OF FUNDING NEEDED: $953,201


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A bold model of development that is transforming communities through sustainable solutions.
Proposal Summary:
What We Do:

Our Impact
Build, Sustain, Transform
• We raise capital to build quality infrastructure for social enterprises focused
on health, education, and skill development.

• We are local leaders who are driving economic and social growth through

$3 million Employs
sustainable social enterprises that generate 100% of our operating budget
with local income!

• We transform the lives of Ugandans by investing profits into community


invested in infrastructure! 270
development; the standards of social services by offering quality and Ugandan
affordability; and the economy by employing hundreds of community leaders
members.

100% SUSTAINABILITY
generated more than $1 million
in local income in 2018

Why Musana?
Led and envisioned by local Ugandans, Musana is not a charity, but EDUCATION
a sustainable solution. Bringing economic and social development
together, Musana uses social enterprises as a catalyst for change that
HEALTH 2,000+ students at Musana
primary and vocational schools
restores hope and dignity in local initiative.
55,000+ patient visits at Musana
Community Health Center Ranked a top primary school
Why Capital? in region out of 400+ schools
Musana Community Development Organization’s bold model of development has transformed the community of Iganga, Uganda. Bringing economic We believe in INVESTMENT. We do not need financial support for operations. 30,000+ additional people provided with 95% Division 1 scores!
Our community has proven that we can run our projects effectively and
and social development together, our education, health, and skill development initiatives are 100% sustainable, directly impacting 40,000 lives annually.
With this success, Musana is ready to replicate into other areas of Uganda. This proposal outlines the initial phases of replication of our model in the
sustainably on a daily basis. We DO need INVESTORS who believe in
free care
350+ scholarships
rural district of Kaliro, Uganda (30 km away from Iganga Town). Due to a high demand for quality education, Musana’s initial presence in Kaliro will
empowering people with the confidence, tools, and opportunities to not only
survive, but to thrive.
Services 50%cheaper than other
begin with education. Throughout 2019, Musana will purchase land and begin constructing a third campus of Musana Nursery and Primary School (pre- private centers in Iganga!
kindergarten and elementary/middle school) to provide a unique, quality education to 1,000 Ugandan children living in Kaliro. This campus will offer a
boarding section and a day section with safe transportation to and from school daily. In addition to the day and boarding primary section, we will offer What’s Next?
the community a nursery school to provide 150 vulnerable children between the ages of 3-5 the foundations of education. With Phase 1 finalized by the Our unique model of development is THE sustainable solution that has
transformed the way Iganga, Uganda is tackling poverty. In the near future,
SKILL DEVELOPMENT
end of 2019, the doors of the school will open in February 2020, providing schooling to an initial 250 children. Phase 2 and 3 will continue to expand
the infrastructure to cater to 1,000 children by 2024. With $953,201, this proposal provides an opportunity to invest in Musana’s sustainable model of
we will replicate and expand this model to impact other parts of Uganda, East 400+ women empowered with skill and business training!
Africa, and maybe one day around the world. We have already proven the
development, transforming the lives of 1,000 children through quality and affordable education in Kaliro, Uganda.
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communities to do the same!
Impact Numbers as of March 2019
Our Sustainable Solutions
Led and envisioned by locals, our income generating social enterprises meet a need in the community within the following areas...

EDUCATION:
Musana Nursery and Primary School’s two branches educate 1,400 children, molding them to be Uganda’s next generation of
transformational leaders! Musana Vocational High School has 630 students who are receiving a unique education that incorporates
academics, leadership building, and practical skills.

HEALTH:
With the best facilities in the area, Musana Community Health Center provides in- and out- patient services that include dentistry,
pediatrics, immunization, family planning, laboratory testing, maternity and pre-natal care, radiology, and minor surgeries. With the
expansion of the center into a 50-bed in-patient facility, maternity, and pre-natal care are a major focus.

SKILL DEVELOPMENT:
Musana’s guest-house, restaurant, bakery, and tailoring and knitting projects act as training centers for vulnerable men and women,
equipping them with skills and employment to provide for themselves and their families.

Our Outreach Initiatives


All profits from our enterprises are invested back into the community through education, health, and economic development initiatives that
include school scholarships, community workshops, medical assistance, microloans, and more skills training for the most vulnerable.

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REPORT CARD
Our Success in Primary Education: 61%

Musana Vocational High School


of vocational

Musana Nursery & Primary Schools


students are female
48 students sat for the

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1,172 446
Primary Leaving Exams
students received
95% of students scored in certificates in tailoring
the TOP division ranking
Students Students
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Note: Numbers reflected here are for ALL education projects in 2018 and do not show current 2019 numbers.
Musana one of the top schools in
the region.
students on scholarship in
98% of students high school and upper level institutes
passed in Mathematics
*compared to 77% which is the
national average

School Staff School Staff


49 teachers 100% of students 25 teachers + 12 support staff
+ passed in Science
28 support staff 37 total employees
77 total employees 100% of students
Student - Teacher
passed in English
Student - Teacher Ratio 24:1 Ratio 18:1

92% Sustainability
SCHOLARSHIPS

IMPACT for 2018


230
students on scholarship Generating
113 nursery students $127,088
61 1st to 4th graders in local income
Since 2009, Musana CDO has been operating Musana Nursery and Primary School to provide quality education to the children of Iganga. Originally, 56 5th to 7th graders
the school catered towards eighty vulnerable children and gradually expanded to offer schooling to community members. Today, Musana Nursery
and Primary School, both Busei and Bukona branches, educate 1,400 children within the ages of 3 to 16. In 2018, Musana was ranked a top school in *19% of student population
the region with 95% of our students passing in the top division on the Primary Leaving Exams.

Incorporating character and leadership building, academia, practical skills, and a child friendly environment, Musana is a unique place where children
learn Christian values and are given the confidence and tools to be change-makers and doers. There is no place like it in Eastern Uganda and parents 34% 132%
sustainability
flood our gates, desiring to give their children
the opportunity to learn with us. Musana Nursery and Primary School exemplifies our organizational of students
values of local ownership, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability. The schools are fully operated by a passionate leadership and staff of 100+ local come from Generating
teachers and support staff. Following the original mission of the organization, more than 280 vulnerable students are on full scholarship. In 2019,
the school was 132% financially sustainable in which the affordable school fees collected from capable parents supported the vulnerable children
Extreme
Poverty $384,533
on scholarship. The success of Musana Nursery and Primary School has generated recognition from the local government and the international *according to the
international PPI scale
in local income
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DESCRIPTION OF NEED: PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
With the success of Musana’s schools, more than ever, we recognize the enormous gap that exists in providing youth quality holistic education across We will build a second campus of Musana Nursery and Primary School (pre- kindergarten and elementary/middle school) in Kaliro District (30 km away
Uganda. Our dream is to fill this gap with more schools like Musana in other districts. The new campus of Musana Nursery and Primary School –Kaliro from Iganga Town) to provide a unique, quality education to 1,000 Ugandan children. This campus will offer a boarding section and a day section with
Branch (the focus of this proposal) will be in Kaliro District, 30 kilometers away from Iganga District. The school will provide the unique, quality education safe transportation to and from school daily. In addition to the day and boarding primary section, we want to offer the community a nursery school to
that Musana offers to a new community. provide 150 vulnerable children between the ages of 3-5 the foundations of education.

In Uganda, only 10% of Ugandan children aged 3-5 are enrolled in pre-primary school. In the Eastern Region, it is much lower. In the Busoga region, only OBJECTIVES OF THE NURSERY SECTION:
21% of children under five are developmentally on track in numeracy and literacy. Research shows a direct correlation with a child’s pre-primary education • To provide 150 vulnerable children in Kaliro the opportunity to go to pre-kindergarten, giving them the foundations of education. 

and their ability to succeed in school. By giving young children the foundation of education, Musana has proven successful in battling the Ugandan norm
in the lives of the 1,400 children that are currently at our schools. Forty-six percent of Ugandans drop-out of primary school compared to 2.5% of Musana’s • To expose young children to the love of Jesus, building the foundation of Christian values and how to be individuals of good character. 

original eighty children who did not finish their primary education. In 2018, 100% of Musana graduates were literate, in contrast to the national average
of 40%. In addition, 97.5% of our primary school graduates have gone on to high school, differing from the 25% of children who make it to high school in • To offer health services to all 150 vulnerable children- lowering the prevalence of the most infectious diseases that include malaria, typhoid, and
Uganda. worms. Also ensuring HIV+ children are getting the care to live long healthy lives. 


• To educate children and their families on healthy living with a focus on prevention in areas of hygiene, safe water, nutrition, HIV/malaria, etc. 

WHY KALIRO?
• Kaliro is only 30 Kilometers from Iganga which allows for shared leadership and supervision of programs • To feed 150 vulnerable children two nutritious meals a day, battling the prevalence of malnutrition and hunger. (Malnutrition and hunger is extremely
• Our current schools already have a large percentage of students coming from Kaliro to attend school high in the area). 

• Musana has a good reputation in the community; therefore, it will be easy to market • To give children a safe place to spend their days. (In rural areas of Uganda, it is very common for young children to be left idle while their parents
• Kaliro lacks quality and affordable education and health services tend to their gardens.) 

• Kaliro is a district that we have identified as being a strategic location for our first full replication due to the lack of infrastructure OBJECTIVES OF THE PRIMARY SECTION IS TO:
• Kaliro is a fast-developing community with a population that is growing rapidly – 60% of the population is below the age of 16 • Educate 850 students following the Ugandan primary school curriculum, enabling them to compete nationally. 

• Kaliro is a predominately Muslim community with high levels of polygamy and birth rates • Emphasize learning beyond the Ugandan curriculum with focus on creative and critical thinking. 


• Mold students into future leaders of Uganda, stressing the importance of honesty, integrity, compassion, kindness, hard work, forgiveness, and
humility. 


• Impress upon the importance of mutual respect and loving one’s neighbor into the students’ minds in order to encourage and accept diversity. 


• Invest in the lives of students with teacher/student mentorships that inspire them to continue to grow towards their full potential. 


• Shape students into active change makers through community service activities and leadership building. 


• To holistically provide for students academically, spiritually, and practically.

• Build capacity within the teaching staff and offer competitive compensation to maintain a passionate and motivated human resource. 


• To use Musana’s model of local ownership and sustainability to destroy the mindset of dependence and use MCDO’s management as a testament of
bottom-up change. 


• To sustain its operations through income generated from affordable school fees. 


Project Description continues on next page.

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Project Description continued
INFRASTRUCTURE/FACILITIES/MATERIALS: Musana Nursery and Primary Schools currently offer the best facilities of any nursery and primary school
PROJECTED NUMBERS
in Iganga with spacious and clean dormitories, open spaces for students to play and study, a fully stocked library with resources for both students and
teachers, a furnished computer lab, spacious classrooms full of learning aids, etc. The new campus will follow the same standards of quality infrastructure,
facilities, and materials. 


ACADEMIC CURRICULUM- CORE CLASSES: At Musana Nursery and Primary School- Kaliro Branch, students will take the required subjects under the
national primary school curriculum. However, Musana incorporates hands-on learning, critical thinking, and creativity within the teaching methods.

CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP BUILDING CURRICULUM: Through community service, family groups, and leadership and ethics classes, students will
be guided to be citizens of honesty, integrity, compassion, kindness, hard work, forgiveness, and humility. 

YEAR 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Extra-curricular activities will include sports such as track and field, football, volleyball, basketball, and netball. Other
activities will be music, dance, and drama; Scripture Union; Boy/Girl Scouts; community service; and speech/debate. 
 Students
STAFF CAPACITY BUILDING: Apart from worthy salaries, MCDO offers its staff members housing, utilities that include water and electricity, and health Nursery Students 50 75 100 150 150
care provided by Musana Community Health Center. MCDO also encourages staff professional growth through facilitation of seminars and provides
Day Students 50 75 100 150 150
opportunities to further education. 

Boarding Sudents 100 200 300 500 700
Timeline Total Students 200 350 500 800 1000

April 2019 February 2020 Staff


• Purchase 10 acres of land in Kaliro District • Open the school to 250 students in Nursery and P.1 – P.4 classes Nursery 2 3 3 5 6
• Complete site layouts with building and structural plans March 2020 – December 2020 Nursery Assistants 1 2 2 3 3
May - December 2019 • Begin and complete construction of Phase 2 Primary 5 7 13 233 28
• Begin and complete construction of Phase 1 February 2021 Admin 1 1 1 2 2
(See phases on page 14)
• Increase enrollment to 350 students in Nursery and P.1 – P.5 Cooks 2 2 4 4 4
• Market the school in Kaliro

• Begin staff recruitment, hiring, and training


March 2021 – December 2021 Matrons 4 4 6 8 10
• Begin and complete construction of Phase 3 Security 4 4 4 4 6

Compound 2 2 2 2 4

Nurse 1 1 1 1 2

Total Staff 22 26 36 52 65

10 Meals Served to Kids 108,000 202,500 297,000 486,000 648,000 11
PROJECT CAPITAL BUDGET: 5 Year Operating Summary:
NURSERY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL -1,000 STUDENTS (BOARDERS-700, DAY-300) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Ugandan Shillings U.S. Currency INCOME

Land (10 acres) 300,000,000 $81,081 Ush USD Ush USD Ush USD Ush USD Ush USD

Nursery School Classrooms (6) 150,000,000 $40,541 Nursery 5,250,000 $1,500 11,250,000 $3,214 21,000,000 $6,000 31,500,000 $9,000 31,500,000 $9,000
Day School 18,750,000 $5,357 33,750,000 $9,643 45,000,000 $12,857 78,750,000 $22,500 90,000,000 $25,714
Primary School Classrooms(21) 700,000,000 $189,189
Boarders 105,000,000 $30,000 240,000,000 $68,571 405,000,000 $115,714 705,000,000 $201,429 1,050,000,000 $300,000
Library/Computer Lab 100,000,000 $27,027
TOTAL 129,000,000 $34,865 285,000,000 $77,027 471,000,000 $134,571 815,250,000 $232,929 1,171,500,000 $334,714
Administration Block 80,000,000 $21,622
Girls Dorm (6 Dorms) 400,000,000 $108,108 EXPENSES
School Staff Salaries & 51,000,000 $14,571 68,400,000 $19,543 112,200,000 $32,057 213,000,000 $60,857 252,600,000 $72,171
Boys Dorm (6 Dorms) 400,000,000 $108,108
Benefits
Dining Hall/Kitchen 200,000,000 $54,054 School Payroll 5,100,000 $1,457 6,840,000 $1,954 11,220,000 $3,206 21,300,000 $6,086 25,260,000 $7,217
Staff Housing 200,000,000 $54,054 Support Staff Salaries & 30,960,000 $8,846 30,960,000 $8,846 39,360,000 $11,246 44,160,000 $12,617 62,400,000 $17,829
Benefits
Toilets 70,000,000 $18,919
Support Payroll 3,096,000 $885 3,096,000 $885 3,936,000 $1,125 4,416,000 $1,262 6,240,000 $1,783
Water Connection 40,000,000 $10,811
Food 55,000,000 $15,714 105,000,000 $30,000 155,000,000 $44,286 255,000,000 $72,857 345,000,000 $98,571
Solar Power 30,000,000 $8,108
Staff meals 19,800,000 $5,657 23,400,000 $6,686 32,400,000 $9,257 46,800,000 $13,371 58,500,000 $16,714
FF & E 323,900,000 $87,541
Medical 4,000,000 $1,143 7,000,000 $2,000 10,000,000 $2,857 16,000,000 $4,571 20,000,000 $5,714
Playgrounds 30,000,000 $8,108 Office & School Supplies 17,500,000 $5,000 31,250,000 $8,929 45,000,000 $12,857 72,500,000 $20,714 92,500,000 $26,429
Fence 80,000,000 $21,622 Transport 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429
Road Work (Paving) 100,000,000 $27,027 Utilities 8,000,000 $2,286 8,000,000 $2,286 8,000,000 $2,286 8,000,000 $2,286 8,000,000 $2,286
Drainage/Compound Work 35,000,000 $9,459 Sports and Activities 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429 5,000,000 $1,429

School Bus 120,000,000 $32,432 Advertisement/Uniforms 7,000,000 $2,000 13,000,000 $3,714 19,000,000 $5,429 31,000,000 $8,857 41,000,000 $11,714
Building and Household 20,000,000 $5,714 35,000,000 $10,000 50,000,000 $14,286 80,000,000 $22,857 100,000,000 $28,571
Miscellaneous 167,945,000 $45,391
Security Company 9,600,000 $2,743 9,600,000 $2,743 9,600,000 $2,743 9,600,000 $2,743 9,600,000 $2,743
TOTAL 3,526,845,000 $953,201
TOTAL EXPENSES 241,056,000 $68,873 351,546,000 $100,442 505,716,000 $144,490 811,776,000 $231,936 1,031,100,000 $294,600

Profit/Loss (112,056,000) $(34,008) (66,546,000) $(23,415) (34,716,000) $(9,919) 3,474,000 $993 140,400,000 $40,114

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Capital budget in phases: Phase
Phase 1 (2019)
Total Uganda
1,543,500,000
Total U.S.
$417,162
PROJECT SITE PLAN:
Front View
Nursery and Primary School -1,000 Students Phase 2 (2020) 1,401,750,000 $378,851

(700 Boarding Students and 300 Day Schoolers) Phase 3 (2021) 581,595,000 $157,188
TOTAL 3,526,845,000 953,201

Capital Item Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Totals


Uganda U.S. Uganda U.S. Uganda U.S. Uganda U.S.
Land (10 acres) 300,000,000 $81,081 0 $- 0 $- 300,000,000 $81,081
Nursery School
150,000,000 $40,541 - $- 0 $- 150,000,000 $40,541
Classrooms (6)
Primary School
200,000,000 $54,054 200,000,000 $54,054 300,000,000 $81,081 700,000,000 $189,189 Back View
Classrooms(12)
Library/Computer Lab - $- 100,000,000 $27,027 0 $- 100,000,000 $27,027
Admin Block - $- 80,000,000 $21,622 0 $- 80,000,000 $21,622
Girls Dorm (6 Dorms) 150,000,000 $40,541 250,000,000 $67,568 0 $- 400,000,000 $108,108
Boys Dorm (6 Dorms) 150,000,000 $40,541 250,000,000 $67,568 0 $- 400,000,000 $108,108
Dining Hall/Kitchen 200,000,000 $54,054 - $- 0 $- 200,000,000 $54,054 Sky View
Staff Housing - $- 200,000,000 $54,054 0 $- 200,000,000 $54,054
Toilets 50,000,000 $13,514 20,000,000 $5,405 0 $- 70,000,000 $18,919
Water Connection 40,000,000 $10,811 - $- 0 $- 40,000,000 $10,811
Solar Power - $- - $- 30,000,000 $8,108 30,000,000 $8,108
FF & E 100,000,000 $27,027 100,000,000 $27,027 123,900,000 $33,486 323,900,000 $87,541
Playgrounds 15,000,000 $4,054 15,000,000 $4,054 - $- 30,000,000 $8,108
Fence 80,000,000 $21,622 - $- - $- 80,000,000 $21,622
Road Work (Paving) - $- - $- 100,000,000 $27,027 100,000,000 $27,027
Drainage/Compound
35,000,000 $9,459 - $- - $- 35,000,000 $9,459
Work
School Bus - $- 120,000,000 $32,432 - $- 120,000,000 $32,432
Miscellanious 73,500,000 $19,865 66,750,000 $18,041 27,695,000 $7,485 167,945,000 $45,391
Total 1,543,500,000 $417,162 1,401,750,000 $378,851 581,595,000 $157,188 3,526,845,000 $953,201
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MONITORING AND EVALUATION:
Like all of Musana’s projects, impact will be measured utilizing our Monitoring and Evaluation Framework. Here is a brief summary of the
framework for the second campus:

PROJECT GOAL: To offer the community a quality educational institute that goes beyond exclusively utilizing the Ugandan curriculum to
raise the next generation of Ugandan leaders to “be the change.”

OBJECTIVE 1. QUALITY OF SERVICES: TO PROVIDE QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE EDUCATION


ACTIVITIES: INDICATORS MEANS OF VERIFICATION
Providing quality infrastructure and resources Infrastructure and resources provided; student Analysis of infrastructure and resources- in
per classroom; students per latrine; parent comparison to other schools; Questionnaires by
satisfaction parents
Offering a quality academic foundation Activities that promote literacy, writing, math, National test scores; List of activities; Literacy test;
etc.; Improved test scores in general; Improved Math test; Critical thinking test
critical thinking and creativity skills
Building leadership and character through teach- # of students in courses, # of sessions, # of Course schedule and roster; School activity log
ing Christian values community service activities, # of people with reports of each; Parent satisfaction surveys
impacted by activities, Parent satisfaction

OBJECTIVE 2. STUDENT IMPACT: TO PROVIDE A UNIQUE EDUCATION TO UGANDA’S YOUTH


ACTIVITIES: INDICATORS MEANS OF VERIFICATION
Providing schooling to vulnerable children # of students; Student background Survey of student background; School roster
Improve the likelihood of children to stay in # of students to move on to primary and Follow-up survey of graduates and students
school and succeed high school; # of students to have a stronger
foundation
Provide basic services to children # of children receiving health care; # of nutritious Student roster (all students will receive health
meals provided; improved nutrition care); school tally of meals served; malnutrition
screenings and follow up

OBJECTIVE 3. FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY: TO OPERATE MUSANA’S SCHOOL AS A BUSINESS, EQUIPPING IT TO BE FINANCIALLY


SUSTAINABLE IN THE FUTURE
ACTIVITIES: INDICATORS MEANS OF VERIFICATION
Utilize fee structure -% sustainability—income vs expenses Monitoring financial records

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United States Mailing Address:
400 W. South Boulder Road, Suite 1700 | Lafayette, CO 80026

Ugandan Mailing Address:


P.O. Box 35 | Iganga, Uganda, East Africa ®

PHONE:
18 +1 303-604-3798 | EMAIL: info@musana.org | WEBSITE: www.musana.org