Wrangling Up Fair Trade Stuffed Animals for Holiday Shopping

Wrangling Up Fair Trade Stuffed Animals for Holiday Shopping

Fair Trade Stuffed Animals Make Children Smile We’ve been wrangling up a herd of fair trade stuffed animals for the holidays!  Our lovingly crafted animals make great stocking stuffers for both children and adults.  The animals come in many colors and patterns.  We offer: elephants giraffes lions zebras rhinos

Sling Bag Batik and Animal Print New Arrivals

Sling Bag Batik and Animal Print New Arrivals

Fair Trade Sling Bags Make Great Holiday Gifts Our new sling bag and zippered purse patterns are arriving from Uganda weekly!  We hope you like our newest batik, and all over animal patterns.  Our Ugandan women seamstresses have been busy using the latest batik materials in their fair trade sling bag and zippered purses.  Shop […]

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.

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

Sixth Annual Holiday Open House This Weekend – Dec. 10th and 11th

Sixth Annual Holiday Open House This Weekend – Dec. 10th and 11th

You’re Invited to our Holiday Open House Our sixth annual Holiday Open House is this Saturday and Sunday, December 10th and 11th. 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! Open House Hours: 10am to 5pm […]

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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

Give Your Sponsored Child a Christmas Gift

Give Your Sponsored Child a Christmas Gift

Help Make Christmas Special for Your Sponsored Child Christmas is a perfect time to share holiday joy with your sponsored child and his/her family. Your Christmas gift will bring incredible joy.  For many children in our program, this will be the only present they receive this Christmas. Christmas gifts will be purchased locally by our […]

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Sixth Annual Holiday Open House This Weekend – Dec. 10th and 11th

Sixth Annual Holiday Open House This Weekend – Dec. 10th and 11th

You’re Invited to our Holiday Open House Our sixth annual Holiday Open House is this Saturday and Sunday, December 10th and 11th. 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! Open House Hours: 10am to 5pm […]

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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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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 […]

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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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