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U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Build Hut During our May 2015 visit to Agwata, two U.S. volunteers traveled with us to help construct desperately needed housing for the school’s headmaster.  The teachers eagerly greeted U.S. volunteers, Linda and Merry, who not only provided labor for assisting the local Uganda builder in building the hut, but who also helped provide […]

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Amazon Smile–An Easy Way to Donate

Amazon Smile–An Easy Way to Donate

Smile! Here’s an Easy Way to Donate Do you use Amazon to shop online? Did you know that with Amazon Smile, you can make most of the same purchases and a portion of the purchase price is automatically donated to a charitable organization of your choice? Simply go to www.smile.amazon.com and create or login to your […]

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Ugandan Students Happy to Hear from Sponsors

Ugandan Students Happy to Hear from Sponsors

“You’ve Got Mail”. Three Special Words to our Child Sponsorship Program Students “You’ve Got Mail” is more than just a movie title. It aptly describes the glee of our sponsored children when they receive a letter or card from their sponsor.  And we know sponsors are also excited when they receive a letter from their sponsored child. […]

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Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Have a Rewarding Experience with Us

Nonprofit Volunteering: Not Only Rewarding but Allows Donor Dollars to Do More!  Volunteers are our lifeblood.  Not only do they help our organization accomplish its mission of empowering poor people in Uganda to overcome poverty, but a cadre of dedicated volunteers also means that every donor dollar we receive can be stretched much farther.  With […]

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Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School In February, two Uganda volunteers from the U.S. visited Agwata’s northern Uganda school.  The community was hard at work making bricks for the fourth classroom block at this northern Uganda school which is located less than 50 kilometers from the Sudan border.  Over 10,000 bricks need to […]

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A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers. We Need You!

A New Twist on our March Wish List: Volunteers! With luggage fees charged by the airlines rising rapidly from what they were a few years ago, we decided to highlight this month a new type of need.  We need you!  We are looking for people who can volunteer here in the U.S. whether it is […]

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February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs

February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs

February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs for Northern Uganda We’re in northern Uganda right now. So we are observing first hand what kinds of items are most needed for this location.  They can generally be categorized into school needs and clinic needs. Some of our most urgent needs are those things that are […]

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Outreach Uganda’s African Micro Loan Programs Empower Women

Outreach Uganda’s African Micro Loan Programs Empower Women

Our African Micro Loan Programs are Making a Difference Outreach Uganda is excited to be one of a small number of African nonprofits which helps Ugandan women’s groups start their own internal African micro loan programs so that the groups can make business loans to members. The biggest benefit of these African micro loan programs […]

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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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