Archive for Category: "Child Sponsorship -Uganda"

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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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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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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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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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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Agwata School P-7 Students Enjoy Study Tour to Park

Agwata School P-7 Students Enjoy Study Tour to Park

Agwata School Group Tours Murchison Falls National Park In July, Carol Davis, OU President; David Ocitti, Project Coordinator; and three teachers traveled with twelve P-7 students from the Agwata school. The group went on a four-day study tour to Murchison Falls National Park. Two mornings were spent with an armed guide learning more about the park’s […]

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38 Students Join Newest Nursery Class

38 Students Join Newest Nursery Class

I was lucky enough to be in Uganda this year at the start of the school year in February.  Here are a couple of my favorite photos from my time spent with the two classes of Nursery students at the Agwata school.  In all, we have almost 70 nursery students in two classes called the […]

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Child Sponsorship Provides Key Link to Secondary School

Child Sponsorship Provides Key Link to Secondary School

Outreach Uganda’s child sponsorship program is now in its eighth year.  As time passes, we can see more clearly how the sponsorship program is keeping more children in school and far longer than any of them or their mothers would have ever dreamed was possible. We spoke with over fifty of our sponsored students last […]

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Celebrate the International Day of the Girl–Innovating for Education

Celebrate the International Day of the Girl–Innovating for Education

Today, October 11th is the International Day of the Girl Child.   In a world where 1 in 4 girls are born into poverty (World Bank) and 66 million girls are out of school (UNESCO), let’s take a moment to stop and think.  What can be done to help underprivileged girls find their way in […]

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Change a Child’s Life Today!

Change a Child’s Life Today!

Have you been wanting to sponsor a child but aren’t quite sure what it means or what is involved?  In February and March each year, we actively seek sponsors for children of our beaders or children in the Agwata community that want to go to school.  We need your help as a sponsor so that the […]

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