Extending Our #GivingTuesday Into The Holidays!

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for showing us so much love and support during our #GivingTuesday campaign.

Simbi Foundation
2 min readDec 21, 2022


Students in the Bidibidi Refugee Settlement using the EduTech provided in Simbi Foundation’s BrightBoxes.

As you may know, Simbi Foundation proudly participated in #GivingTuesday this year. We launched a month-long campaign with the goal of raising $13,000 to fund the educational technology (EduTech) of a BrightBox, to be installed in the Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda next year.

#GivingTuesday is a global movement that inspires individuals, families and organizations to use the power of generosity to transform their communities.

We spread the word about #GivingEduTech through various social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin and TikTok. Take a look at a few of the videos we created for #GivingTuesday!

Our Director of Operations, Ran Sommer, explains how EduTech transforms education for students attending schools within Uganda’s refugee settlements.
Our team at Simbi Foundation shows our gratitude for the overwhelming support towards our #GivingEduTech campaign.

The support on our social media was overwhelmingly positive, and because of your generosity, we have been able to raise $6,214 so far. Your donations will allow us to support an additional 2,868 students attending school in the Bidibidi Refugee Settlement.

We truly cannot thank you enough, and we are honored to be part of such a caring community. From our Uganda to our Vancouver team, thank you so much for making this our most successful #GivingTuesday to date.

Students in Bidibidi using the shade from the BrightBox to study outside on the BrightBox bench.

We are excited to announce that we will be extending our campaign into the holiday season. This will include a variety of social media posts and if you’re one of a lucky few, a holiday postcard! Be sure to follow us on our social media channels to stay in the loop. Click to follow our Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.

If we reach our donation goal of $13,000 by the new year, we could support a total of 6,000 learners following the next installation of the BrightBox. If you haven’t already, help us give the gift of education to students in Uganda this festive season. To learn more or to contribute towards our cause, visit https://simbifoundation.org/giving-tuesday.

Happy Holidays from the Simbi Foundation Team!