Archive for Category: "Jinja Women’s Group News"

Jinja beader class groups enjoy swimming outing

Jinja beader class groups enjoy swimming outing

While our volunteers Michele, Marcie and Nura were in Jinja in January teaching their 2nd business class for our Jinja beaders, everyone including our 70+ beaders were excited to be able to return for an afternoon of swimming at the local Jinja Nile Resort. 

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Jinja Group Trains our Two Northern Groups

Jinja Group Trains our Two Northern Groups

In January our Jinja beaders also became “Uganda Volunteers”.  For one week in mid-January, the Jinja group hosted a total of nine members from our Kitgum and Agwata groups who had come to Jinja to participate in Outreach Uganda’s leadership training class.  Besides the leadership training, selected Jinja group members also provided training on bead […]

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Acholi Dancers Combine Culture and Income-Generation

Acholi Dancers Combine Culture and Income-Generation

During 2011, our Jinja beader group with Outreach Uganda’s help, upgraded its Acholi dancing group into a higher profile, more polished looking group of cultural dancers.  The dancers decided on a formal name of Pittek Luo Dancers, upgraded their dance costumes, added addtional musical instruments and added a few new dances to their repertoire. Culturally, […]

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