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Expanding Access Improving Quality Transforming Lives

Education has an unparalleled ability to open doors, create opportunities and change the way we think.  At Windle, education is our passion - from primary schools in remote villages to universities with a global reputation for excellence.

"Education is a human right with immense power to transform.” Kofi Annan


Through sponsoring refugees and others affected by conflict in Africa at secondary, vocational and tertiary level, the Trust is developing the technical expertise and professional skills to strengthen institutions, diminish gender-based inequalities and reduce the risks of social division.

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James Aryam - Executive Director of Windle International Uganda

James Aryam, Executive Director of Windle International Uganda, sadly passed away this week. James joined the Windle family in 2008, when he became Programme Director for South Sudan at Windle Trust International. His commitment to humanitarian service and his leadership were evident from the outset and he was soon appointed Regional Finance Director, responsible for Uganda, South Sudan and Sudan, based in the Uganda office. 

The impact of Covid-19 school closures on girls' education in South Sudan

To better understand the impacts of Covid-19 of girls’ education in South Sudan, WTI conducted research in Lakes and Unity states to find the extent of school dropouts through the Covid-19 period and the reasons given.

Supporting International Women's Day 2021

To mark International Women’s Day 2021, we would like to highlight just some of the work currently being done by WTI and our partners to support women and girls in East Africa.