Team based: We have an intimidating, but attainable, mission that requires teamwork and collaboration for goal reaching.
We focus on relationship building: We seek relationships with each other, with God, and creation, that withstand.
Everyone can be helped: Whatever age, gender, tribe, faith or history, we believe in helping everyone we can.
Poverty isn’t just material: We aim to restore hope that empowers communities for a brighter potential.
Skills must be passed on: Everyone Raise the Roof Academy invests in is expected to invest in others by passing on the skills they have learned; to build new lives free from poverty and hunger.
Promote passions: We are committed to ensuring that a passion for formal education is embedded in the communal way of life.
Exit strategies are essential: We will not be around forever. We work with groups and individuals for specific periods of time, so they are motivated to acquire the skills necessary to become independent.
Listen and learn: We don't claim to know it all. We are proud that our team at the school is 100% Ugandan who can educate us on the best way to help them. We are directed by the people we seek to help.