See Our “Falling Leaves” Bead Mix

See Our “Falling Leaves” Bead Mix

Recycled Ugandan Beads in Many Fall Colors Fall is here in Colorado and we’re seeing many beautiful leaves here and in our travels elsewhere: That’s why we were inspired to create a special “Falling Leaves” bead mix which Jen, our office manager/bead party coordinator,  tried to craft to match the lovely fall leaf photo.  Take […]

Bead Bracelets, Bangles and More

Bead Bracelets, Bangles and More

Buy paper bead bracelets now. Help our 200+ Ugandan women beaders overcome poverty.

Beads Galore For You to Buy at our Store

Beads Galore For You to Buy at our Store

Buy Beads Now. All profits go to our Ugandan women beaders.

Uganda Paper Bead Necklaces

Uganda Paper Bead Necklaces

Paper bead necklaces. Each necklace is crafted with love and quality by our Uganda beaders.  Your purchase helps them buy food and medicines, and pay for school fees for their children.

Wisdom, Experience and Anna Komakech, Uganda Business Entrepreneur

Wisdom, Experience and Anna Komakech, Uganda Business Entrepreneur

Anna Komakech, Successful Uganda Business Entrepreneur Meet Anna Komakech, a Jinja beader and Uganda business entrepreneur. She’s 57 years old. She had eight children but one died. She has six grandchildren.  Her business is selling silverfish. Her last husband died in 2011. Through her business, she supports 11 others in her household. Anna has been a Uganda […]


Education/Agwata School News

Donate Online to Our School Project – 50% Matching Funds Available

Donate Online to Our School Project – 50% Matching Funds Available

Giving Tuesday – Donate to Build a Fifth Classroom Building at our Northern Uganda School On Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016, online donations to Outreach Uganda’s projects on Global Giving will be matched at an unprecedented 50% match up to $1000 per donor per project by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation until the $500,000 pool […]

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What's Happening Now

Agwata Playground a Huge Success

Agwata Playground a Huge Success

Agwata Children Love Their Playground! After one whole term of playing on the playground, the children at the Cubu school are very excited about it!  When the children are writing letters to their sponsors, we are even noticing that now some list “swinging” as one of their hobbies. That is exciting for us to see at […]

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Jinja Women's Group News

The Story of Alum: From Despair to Hope

The Story of Alum: From Despair to Hope

From Despair: Chased Away from Her Home Alum, one of the newer Jinja women’s group members, is working hard to save down payment money so she can own her own home as part of our Jinja Home Ownership Program. She looks forward to the day when she can move out of the slums where she […]

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Volunteering News & Needs

Uganda Volunteer, Leah, Shares Her Experience

Uganda Volunteer, Leah, Shares Her Experience

“Think no more. Go,” says Uganda volunteer Leah This past summer we were fortunate to have several volunteers in Uganda.  One of those was Leah who visited both our Agwata and Jinja locations in August.  After completing a career in the military, Leah is now completing her master’s degree in public health.  She was quite […]

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Recent Articles

December Wish List

December Wish List

Pre-School Donations Especially Needed for February Trip Learning Materials Needed for 3 to 5 Year Olds We’re beginning to collect donations for our next trip to Uganda in early February.  These items need to fit into checked baggage suitcases.  We are still focusing on pre-school items needed for our three years of nursery classes plus our […]

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Donate Online to Our School Project – 50% Matching Funds Available

Donate Online to Our School Project – 50% Matching Funds Available

Giving Tuesday – Donate to Build a Fifth Classroom Building at our Northern Uganda School On Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016, online donations to Outreach Uganda’s projects on Global Giving will be matched at an unprecedented 50% match up to $1000 per donor per project by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation until the $500,000 pool […]

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October Wish List

October Wish List

Can You Help with Any of These Items? Donations Needed for Uganda Trip We’re beginning to collect donations for our next trip to Uganda in early February.  These items need to fit into checked baggage suitcases.  Has your child outgrown some of these items or do you know a school that might want to have a […]

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Uganda Volunteer, Leah, Shares Her Experience

Uganda Volunteer, Leah, Shares Her Experience

“Think no more. Go,” says Uganda volunteer Leah This past summer we were fortunate to have several volunteers in Uganda.  One of those was Leah who visited both our Agwata and Jinja locations in August.  After completing a career in the military, Leah is now completing her master’s degree in public health.  She was quite […]

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Your Bead Purchases Are Life Saving to Our Women

Your Bead Purchases Are Life Saving to Our Women

Your Bead Purchase Generate Much Needed Income for Our Ugandan Women Our Ugandan paper beads make great gifts for the holidays.  And besides that, they are also life changing for the women who make them.  We work directly with over 200 women in Uganda.  They are standing by ready to make lots of beads and […]

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Nursery Students Move into New Class Building

Nursery Students Move into New Class Building

Two Classes of Nursery Students Enjoying Tables and Educational Toys and Equipment 100 of our nursery students are very excited to be in their new classroom building which has a newly added veranda where they can now enjoy their mid-day lunch protected from the rain. One more building is still needed for the youngest “Babies” […]

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Agwata Playground a Huge Success

Agwata Playground a Huge Success

Agwata Children Love Their Playground! After one whole term of playing on the playground, the children at the Cubu school are very excited about it!  When the children are writing letters to their sponsors, we are even noticing that now some list “swinging” as one of their hobbies. That is exciting for us to see at […]

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Comparing School Systems: Uganda and the United States

Comparing School Systems: Uganda and the United States

Schooling in Uganda Differs from U.S. in Many Ways Our U.S. sponsors often receive letters from their sponsored children talking about how they are performing in school. Sometimes, it is hard to put their conversations in perspective because schooling in Uganda differs from the United States in so many ways. Britain’s school system served as the […]

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Outreach Uganda Brings the Power of Play to its Agatwa School with its First Playground

Outreach Uganda Brings the Power of Play to its Agatwa School with its First Playground

Donors’ Generosity Funds Northern Uganda Playground This month Outreach Uganda finalized the construction of our new playground for the children who attend our Agatwa School in northern Uganda. Following construction, the school celebrated with a community dedication ceremony. “It is a great help to the children, the school, and the community as a whole,” said […]

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Outreach Uganda Holiday Open House This Weekend

Outreach Uganda Holiday Open House This Weekend

Join Us at our Holiday Open House This Weekend Our fifth annual Holiday Open House is this Saturday and Sunday, December 12th and 13th, 2015.  Whether you are looking for last minute gifts and stocking stuffers, or would just like to say hello and enjoy some refreshments, we’d love to see you! Paper beaded ornaments – […]

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