To create a safe, supportive, nurturing and equipped resource and rehabilitation center and learning environment that allows deaf and hard of hearing children to thrive and succeed to their optimal potential to become independent, self-sufficient, responsible and productive citizens.
To provide affordable and appropriate educational and social-emotional growth services to enable empowerment of the under-served deaf and hard of hearing children to live a meaningful life.
To change the negative stereotypes currently held towards deaf people and promote their equal rights through working with parents and the rest of the community
“Obulema si Butesobola” literally translated as “Disability is not Inability”
The Good Samaritan School for the Deaf (GSSD) was established by Mrs. Scovia Nsamba and Mr. Edward Nsamba in 1996. Scovia’s interest in Deaf education began with her late Deaf granddaughter, Madrine whom she had been taking care of after the death of her mother. In Scovia’s determination to give Madrine as much of a normal life as possible and...
We at GSSD believe that every child has the right to an education and a loving upbringing that is why we have taken in children from all over Uganda, regardless of their background....
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