By Godless Poutine
Blogger at My Secret Atheist Blog
The Situation in Uganda
According to the the United Nations World Food Programme, “Uganda was ranked 161 out of 187 countries on the 2011 UNDP Human Development Index, with half the population living below the international poverty line.”
Uganda is also home to the notorious Kill the Gays bill and, according to the BBC, the most dangerous places to live if you are gay. It’s a place where magazines can issue death sentences if you are outed as homosexual that are actually carried out. Much of it is the result of a quickly growing fundamentalist Christian presence.
But there is at least one beacon of knowledge and hope in this darkness in the form of a most extraordinary school.
The Kasese Humanist Primary School
This was just one year after he founded the Kasese United Humanist Association. Since its inception the school has already made an enormous positive impact on students, parents and the community.
KHPS is a secular school offering Nursery and Primary education in the communities around Kasese Municipality.The education offered is (more…)