Fr. Alex You Memorial School (AYM) is a co-educational, non-denominational and nonprofit making school fully licensed by the Uganda Ministry of Education and Sports and also registered with the Uganda National Examination Board.
The school was named Fr. Alex You Memorial to remember the charitable life of the late Fr. Alex You, a French missionary who served as a priest in Uganda and was brutally murdered in 1991. More importantly the school is to continue Fr. You’s mission of serving the Lord by serving the needy, irrespective of their background and helping them to live life to the full.
AYM’s integral transformative approach involves:
- Providing affordable and quality nursery, primary and secondary education.
Providing both formal and non-formal technical, farming and life skills in a vocational secondary school.
Promoting adult learning for literacy and numeracy skills.
Training young men and women to work in homes, hotels and other institutions professionally and morally.
Providing affordable health care and sensitizing the community about sound personal and family health practices.
Mounting short and non-formal courses for whoever wants to acquire some skill irrespective of that person’s educational attainment.
Integrating mental empowerment within all our programs.
Encouraging educational visits to the centre for ad-hoc learning.
Excellency, professionalism, integrity, service to humanity and selflessness.
Fr. Alex You Memorial School which operates Nursery and Primary schools was established.
Vocational skilling, which provides both O’ level secondary education and vocational skill, including a non-formal program was started.
Fr. Alex You Memorial School started a program for adult learning which provides subjects in elementary literacy and numeracy, basic financial literacy, and lessons in agriculture.
Started Domestic and Hotel Services Training Program. The program has two levels: Level one graduates domestic workers and level two graduates those to work in hotels and other public places.