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.

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 […]

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

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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What's Happening Now

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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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

U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Build Hut During our May 2015 visit to Agwata, two U.S. volunteers traveled with us to help construct desperately needed housing for the school’s headmaster.  The teachers eagerly greeted U.S. volunteers, Linda and Merry, who not only provided labor for assisting the local Uganda builder in building the hut, but who also helped provide […]

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Recent Articles

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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U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Build Hut During our May 2015 visit to Agwata, two U.S. volunteers traveled with us to help construct desperately needed housing for the school’s headmaster.  The teachers eagerly greeted U.S. volunteers, Linda and Merry, who not only provided labor for assisting the local Uganda builder in building the hut, but who also helped provide […]

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Amazon Smile–An Easy Way to Donate

Amazon Smile–An Easy Way to Donate

Smile! Here’s an Easy Way to Donate Do you use Amazon to shop online? Did you know that with Amazon Smile, you can make most of the same purchases and a portion of the purchase price is automatically donated to a charitable organization of your choice? Simply go to www.smile.amazon.com and create or login to your […]

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Ugandan Students Happy to Hear from Sponsors

Ugandan Students Happy to Hear from Sponsors

“You’ve Got Mail”. Three Special Words to our Child Sponsorship Program Students “You’ve Got Mail” is more than just a movie title. It aptly describes the glee of our sponsored children when they receive a letter or card from their sponsor.  And we know sponsors are also excited when they receive a letter from their sponsored child. […]

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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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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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