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Uganda Child Sponsorship: Promoting Africa Girls’ Education

Uganda Child Sponsorship: Promoting Africa Girls’ Education

Uganda Child Sponsorship:  Help Africa Girls’ Education Our Uganda child sponsorship program helps over 200 children stay in school but is especially designed to help promote Africa girls’ education. Statistics show that girls drop out of school earlier and at a higher rate than boys do. If a parent can afford to send only one […]

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Jinja Beader Alice Works Hard for Her Children

Jinja Beader Alice Works Hard for Her Children

Alice works hard for her children.  Like the Wangari Maathai quote says, “Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve.”  Alice embodies this quote. She lives in the middle of the Masese slums of Jinja in a dilapidated rented room with her children (only the middle room […]

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Uganda Project Coordinator Visits U.S. Nonprofit for First Time

Uganda Project Coordinator Visits U.S. Nonprofit for First Time

U.S. Nonprofit Hosts Uganda Project Coordinator Our Ugandan project coordinator, David Ocitti, recently returned to Uganda after spending three weeks in the United States for his first visit ever.  Our U.S. nonprofit, Outreach Uganda, was very excited to host him here in Colorado for twelve days before he left for California to attend a week long […]

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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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