Archive for Category: "Make a Difference: Help Us Change Lives!"

Almost Ready for Roofing – School Construction Update

Almost Ready for Roofing – School Construction Update

Look what your donations are accomplishing! With great cooperation from the weather (thank you, thank you), construction workers were able to do much of the brick work on our third class block, building the walls almost to the roof level.  They used all the burnt bricks on site and so each family in the community was […]

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May Wish List – Flip Flops & Drawstring Knapsacks

May Wish List – Flip Flops & Drawstring Knapsacks

Help Make Wishes Come True – May Needs List: For May, our wish list emphasizes school and health items which will fit in suitcases and can be hand-carried to Uganda in mid-June. These items are lightweight and/or costly or hard to find in Uganda. See the complete list below.  Flip flops – for ages 4 to […]

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Thank You to Our Volunteers Who Make a Difference

Thank You to Our Volunteers Who Make a Difference

National Volunteer Week is April 6– 12, 2014. National Volunteer Week celebrates ordinary people who take action and do amazing things to help improve their communities and the world. This one week highlights the enormous contributions that volunteers make every day. It is not just about random acts of kindness, but about making volunteering and […]

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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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Phase II of Land Purchase – We’re Almost There!

Phase II of Land Purchase – We’re Almost There!

As 2013 ends, we’ve nearly met our fundraising goal to complete Phase II of the land purchase.  What this means is that we need $6000 more by early 2014 to reach our goal.  That’s just a short distance to go, out of the over $90,000 that was initially needed.  We’re excited about how close we […]

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Outreach Uganda Seeks Land for Jinja Beaders

Outreach Uganda Seeks Land for Jinja Beaders

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 […]

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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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Donate Now – Help Build Nursery Classrooms

Donate Now – Help Build Nursery Classrooms

Help Outreach Uganda (OU, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit) build more classrooms at the Agwata School in northern Uganda.  Two more classrooms are needed so that 120 nursery (pre-school) students can have a modern cement block building instead of the current mud and thatch building which is in danger of collapsing. So far, we have raised […]

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Host a Bead Party!

Host a Bead Party!

Have Fun While Making a Difference in the World You can help the Ugandan women increase their bead sales by hosting your own Bead Benefit Party to sell their wonderful paper bead and craft creations. You can also hold bead events at your workplace, school, church, or club. We can even ship bead packages to […]

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Outreach Uganda Needs Your Support!

Support Outreach Uganda on Colorado Gives Day (today December 6th)! Support Outreach Uganda on the second annual Colorado Gives Day, December 6, 2011, when we need you to come together and raise millions of dollars online for nonprofits like Outreach Uganda. Last year, the goal to raise $1 million for Colorado charities was exceeded. $8.7 […]

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