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Bead Events Mean Big Money for Our Beaders!

Bead Events Mean Big Money for Our Beaders!

Our Ugandan Women Need Your Help to Increase Paper Bead Sales October marks the start of our paper bead selling season when we help sell our Ugandan women’s paper bead jewelry and fair trade crafts at bead events not only in metro Denver but throughout the United States.  In addition, we ship their Ugandan paper beads […]

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October Wish List

October Wish List

Help Make Wishes Come True – October Needs List: Our October wish list focuses especially on items to give as student achievement awards and staple items which we normally need all year long   Gifts for student achievement awards: crayons and coloring books, lightweight puzzles and maze books, soccer balls, nylon or vinyl rain ponchos Child size […]

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Immunization Services Needed at Northern Uganda Clinic

Immunization Services Needed at Northern Uganda Clinic

Motorcycle Will Give Northern Uganda Clinic Access to Immunization Services  Help Mwaka and other children and babies in Agwata be able to receive needed immunizations in their northern Uganda clinic located in Agwata village in Lamwo district. Currently, mothers and their infants and children must travel either 17 or 31 kilometers to the next nearest health […]

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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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Agwata Residents are Refugees No More

Agwata Residents are Refugees No More

World Refugee Day is today, June 20th.  It is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.  Our Agwata families in northern Uganda were internal refugees for 10 to 15 years of their lives. They were forced by the government to live in crowded conditions in IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps […]

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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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Donated Oxen Help Northern Ugandan Women Earn Income!

Donated Oxen Help Northern Ugandan Women Earn Income!

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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Celebrating Women in Northern Uganda

Celebrating Women in Northern Uganda

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 […]

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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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Outreach Uganda Builds for the Future

Outreach Uganda Builds for the Future

No More Reading in the Rain: Two More Classroom Blocks Under Construction As the 380 children of Agwata’s Cubu Parent School begin their second term, construction continues on a third classroom block. This classroom plus a fourth block will house the four youngest classes (nursery through second grade) which are currently found in a leaky […]

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