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 [&hellip
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October Volunteer Needs: Outreach Uganda needs your help in finding U.S. volunteers to work either virtually or in our office in the metro Denver area. Do you know someone who wants to apply their corporate skills or personal passions and interests to help fight poverty? Right now we especially need teachers, nurses, and health professionals [&hellip
Help Make Wishes Come True – October Needs List: Our October wish list focuses especially on health related items which will benefit our newly opened Cubu Health Center where our third beader group is located. Reading glasses (especially lower strength ones) Gauze bandages or rolls of gauze Sawyer water filter kit (for a very low [&hellip
Outreach Uganda is on a New Mission – Making Home Ownership a Reality for the Women of Uganda A group of women collectively sit outside a lone dwelling made from mostly cardboard and dirt. Their capable fingers work quickly as they roll glossy strips of paper into what will become handcrafted beads for sale all [&hellip
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 to pay [&hellip
Nineteen ladies from our Jinja group graduated from their business class in early February 2013. Each lady received a certificate of completion at the recognition ceremony. It represented a year of hard work learning what it means to be a good successful business women. There were 8 to 10 days of intensive class training by Michele B., [&hellip
Aloyo Margaret and other members of the Kitgum beaders’ group proudly show Outreach Uganda president, Carol Davis, their new 4 acre garden where they are growing cash crops as a group income-generation project. The group planted 2 acres of sim sim interspersed with some sunflowers plus 2 acres of ground nuts (similar to peanuts) about 6 kilometers [&hellip