In late May, our five Agwata women’s group clusters were each actively working on opening and plowing more land where they intend to plant peas and maize. Most of the oxen that were donated to them in early 2012, have grown into mature trained oxen teams. This has enabled each cluster to open more land […]
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Outreach Uganda Helps Sponsor Local International Women’s Day Festival in Lamwo District In a community where over 60% of females responded that sometimes it is OK to be beaten by one’s husband, celebrating womanhood is no small matter. In early May, over 50 ladies and even some men from Agwata village traveled to Palabek Gem to […]
Local health center provides more services to more people: The World Health Organization reported in 2011 that, on average, 1,000 deaths occurred per day due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth, and 99% of these deaths were in developing countries, including sub-Saharan Africa. Many of these lives could be saved if mothers had access to adequate health […]
Outreach Uganda in partnership with the Agwata community opened a local health care clinic June 13. Outreach Uganda was fortunate to have the volunteer assistance of Sacha, a registered nurse from Canada who spent over two weeks in Agwata helping oversee the opening of the clinic. Sacha had worked in Tanzania for nine months with […]
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 […]
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 […]