Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School In February, two Uganda volunteers from the U.S. visited Agwata’s northern Uganda school.  The community was hard at work making bricks for the fourth classroom block at this northern Uganda school which is located less than 50 kilometers from the Sudan border.  Over 10,000 bricks need to […]

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers! With luggage fees charged by the airlines rising rapidly from what they were a few years ago, we decided to highlight this month a new type of need.  We need you!  We are looking for people who can volunteer here in the U.S. whether it is […]

Jinja Beader Alice Works Hard for Her Children

Jinja Beader Alice Works Hard for Her Children

Alice works hard for her children.  Like the Wangari Maathai quote says, “Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve.”  Alice embodies this quote. She lives in the middle of the Masese slums of Jinja in a dilapidated rented room with her children (only the middle room […]

Uganda Project Coordinator Visits U.S. Nonprofit for First Time

Uganda Project Coordinator Visits U.S. Nonprofit for First Time

U.S. Nonprofit Hosts Uganda Project Coordinator Our Ugandan project coordinator, David Ocitti, recently returned to Uganda after spending three weeks in the United States for his first visit ever.  Our U.S. nonprofit, Outreach Uganda, was very excited to host him here in Colorado for twelve days before he left for California to attend a week long […]

Agwata Residents are Refugees No More

Agwata Residents are Refugees No More

World Refugee Day is today, June 20th.  It is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  Our Agwata families in northern Uganda were internal refugees for 10 to 15 years of their lives. They were forced by the government to live in crowded conditions in IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps […]


Education/Agwata School News

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School In February, two Uganda volunteers from the U.S. visited Agwata’s northern Uganda school.  The community was hard at work making bricks for the fourth classroom block at this northern Uganda school which is located less than 50 kilometers from the Sudan border.  Over 10,000 bricks need to […]

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Uganda Child Sponsorship: Promoting Africa Girls’ Education

Uganda Child Sponsorship: Promoting Africa Girls’ Education

Uganda Child Sponsorship:  Help Africa Girls’ Education Our Uganda child sponsorship program helps over 200 children stay in school but is especially designed to help promote Africa girls’ education. Statistics show that girls drop out of school earlier and at a higher rate than boys do. If a parent can afford to send only one […]

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Jinja Women's Group News

Moving Away From a Life of Fear in the Slums

Moving Away From a Life of Fear in the Slums

An Update on our Uganda Home Ownership Project:   During a brutal period of conflict in northern Uganda in the late 1980’s and 1990’s, one of our Jinja beaders, Achen Rose, and her husband were captured by rebels and her husband was beheaded in front of her. She was held captive for over a year […]

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Volunteering News & Needs

Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Not Only Rewarding but Allows Donor Dollars to Do More!  Volunteers are our lifeblood.  Not only do they help our organization accomplish its mission of empowering poor people in Uganda to overcome poverty, but a cadre of dedicated volunteers also means that every donor dollar we receive can be stretched much farther.  With […]

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Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Not Only Rewarding but Allows Donor Dollars to Do More!  Volunteers are our lifeblood.  Not only do they help our organization accomplish its mission of empowering poor people in Uganda to overcome poverty, but a cadre of dedicated volunteers also means that every donor dollar we receive can be stretched much farther.  With […]

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Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School In February, two Uganda volunteers from the U.S. visited Agwata’s northern Uganda school.  The community was hard at work making bricks for the fourth classroom block at this northern Uganda school which is located less than 50 kilometers from the Sudan border.  Over 10,000 bricks need to […]

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A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers! With luggage fees charged by the airlines rising rapidly from what they were a few years ago, we decided to highlight this month a new type of need.  We need you!  We are looking for people who can volunteer here in the U.S. whether it is […]

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February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs

February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs

February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs for Northern Uganda We’re in northern Uganda right now. So we are observing first hand what kinds of items are most needed for this location.  They can generally be categorized into school needs and clinic needs. Some of our most urgent needs are those things that are […]

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Outreach Uganda’s African Micro Loan Programs Empower Women

Outreach Uganda’s African Micro Loan Programs Empower Women

Our African Micro Loan Programs are Making a Difference Outreach Uganda is excited to be one of a small number of African nonprofits which helps Ugandan women’s groups start their own internal African micro loan programs so that the groups can make business loans to members. The biggest benefit of these African micro loan programs […]

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Uganda Child Sponsorship: Promoting Africa Girls’ Education

Uganda Child Sponsorship: Promoting Africa Girls’ Education

Uganda Child Sponsorship:  Help Africa Girls’ Education Our Uganda child sponsorship program helps over 200 children stay in school but is especially designed to help promote Africa girls’ education. Statistics show that girls drop out of school earlier and at a higher rate than boys do. If a parent can afford to send only one […]

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Jinja Beader Alice Works Hard for Her Children

Jinja Beader Alice Works Hard for Her Children

Alice works hard for her children.  Like the Wangari Maathai quote says, “Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve.”  Alice embodies this quote. She lives in the middle of the Masese slums of Jinja in a dilapidated rented room with her children (only the middle room […]

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Uganda Project Coordinator Visits U.S. Nonprofit for First Time

Uganda Project Coordinator Visits U.S. Nonprofit for First Time

U.S. Nonprofit Hosts Uganda Project Coordinator Our Ugandan project coordinator, David Ocitti, recently returned to Uganda after spending three weeks in the United States for his first visit ever.  Our U.S. nonprofit, Outreach Uganda, was very excited to host him here in Colorado for twelve days before he left for California to attend a week long […]

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Bead Events Mean Big Money for Our Beaders!

Bead Events Mean Big Money for Our Beaders!

Our Ugandan Women Need Your Help to Increase Paper Bead Sales October marks the start of our paper bead selling season when we help sell our Ugandan women’s paper bead jewelry and fair trade crafts at bead events not only in metro Denver but throughout the United States.  In addition, we ship their Ugandan paper beads […]

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October Wish List

October Wish List

Help Make Wishes Come True – October Needs List: Our October wish list focuses especially on items to give as student achievement awards and staple items which we normally need all year long   Gifts for student achievement awards: crayons and coloring books, lightweight puzzles and maze books, soccer balls, nylon or vinyl rain ponchos Child size […]

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