Educational Institutions

Technology and Research for Universal Education Africa

  • Orem, UT
  • www.trueafrica.org

Mission Statement

As a non-profit public charity, our goal at TRUE Africa is to empower African children by enhancing their educational conditions and opportunities through educational sponsorships and school development. We accomplish these aims through our values of COOPERATION, SUSTAINABILITY, OPTIMISM and VOLUNTEERISM.

Main Programs

  1. Educational Sponsorship for Vulnerable Children & Orphans
  2. School Development

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Service Areas

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International

Uganda

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer since 2002

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Steven J. Hite

Co Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Julie M. Hite

Keywords

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Uganda, rural village community schools

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Also Known As

True Africa

EIN

48-1288238

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Educational Sponsorship for Vulnerable Children & Orphans

TRUE Africa facilitates annual educational sponsorships for vulnerable children (including HIV/Aids orphans). TRUE Sponsors provide annual sponsorships which includes all tuitions and fees, school uniform, school sweater, shoes & socks, backpack, exercise books, access to medical clinical and basic medications (including antibiotics, malaria and HIV/Aids), and an assigned social worker who visits the home or school at least monthly. Sponsors and donors can also provide additional support items such as textbooks, mosquito nets, bedding, basic foodstuffs, clothing and goats.

Category

Student Financial Aid

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

Program 2

School Development

Working with the rural village communities, and using development principals (such as sustainability), TRUE Africa facilitates the development of rural village community schools (owned by the community, not privately) based on the village council's planning and needs and using local labor and materials.

Category

Education, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

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Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Uganda

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Funding Needs

Rural village community-based school development, specifically:  1) safe, cemented pit latrinees 2) brick school buildings to replace stick and mud buildings

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Technology and Research for Universal Education Africa

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Principal Officer

Steven J. Hite

Co Principal Officer

Julie M. Hite

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Steven J. Hite

Brigham Young University

Term: Jan 2002 -

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