Hope Ofiriha

We empower women and children living in rural communities to overcome social injustice, disease, illiteracy, and poverty. Our small-scale interventions enhance their social and economic well being and help them reach their potential.
May 6, 2011

Recurring Monthly Donation Campaign & Field Report

Omilling healtcare post - Newly build
Omilling healtcare post - Newly build

$10 basic medication for 5 patients suffering from fever

In March Hope Ofiriha delivered small quantities of medicines to a healthcare post to treat the needy. About 20 individuals were given medicines and also the visiting doctors checked a number of patients.

In the past it the community has no source of medicines and when people fall sick they stay home hoping the illness will go away naturally. Some of the patients were practicing blood – letting and when this didn’t work they die home safely. But since the started this project we are happy we are helping patients. Several children are benefiting as they top our priority list. They are suffering severely every day. Hope Ofiriha is delivering malaria queen-syrup for treating malaria victim. We helped 10 children, and paid a bus fares for a pregnant girl to visit a gynecologist for her complicated pregnancy.

Your contributions are making a huge impact to the lives of villagers. Thank you for giving children malaria syrups, thank you for helping pregnant young girl, and thanks for helping men and women. Big thanks to GlobalGiving! This project is saving lives! We are simply impressed!

In this particular need we would prefer you sign up for a monthly recurring donation of only $10 – or more than to donate say $300 in December as a Christmas gift. $10 is a lot of money in South Sudan and it can save lives of many. We are also open for a time donation! If we know we are getting $10 every month, when a children fall very sick we can credit the medicines and pay the pharmacist at later date when the fund arrives. Recurring giving makes Hope Ofiriha plans to help many people with limited resources several months a head.

We are really glad you are being with us and Hope Ofiriha looks forward in working with you until this project achieves it goals. In next three months we will bring you a new project update, and also tell the impact of your contributions is making to lives of the local villagers in Omilling southern Sudan.

On May 2, 2011 GlobalGiving Recurring Donation begins at 12:01 am EDT! This is a great opportunity for you to sign up for monthly recurring donations only $10.

Why recurring donations?
Recurring donations are a consistent and reliable source of income for our organization. This helps us in planning our activities several months ahead. 

By making a recurring donation, you pledge to give to your project every month. GlobalGiving will automatically deduct the donation amount from your credit card each month.

Hope Ofiriha appreciates that you give monthly only $10 than to donate $120 in December as one time gift.  $10 each month is a lot of money and it will go a long way to make a huge difference in South Sudan and Uganda. In Hope Ofiriha there are no small or big amounts. Every cents count!

With a monthly gift of only $10 -  Hope Ofiriha can save lives of 10 small children suffering from malaria.

We need a total of 10 people to sign up for a monthly recurring donation of only $10 each month. Could you join us please!

 GlobalGiving is giving away $12,000 in bonus awards during this campaign!  

Here are the main reasons why you should consider signing up for monthly recurring donations to Hope Ofiriha;

  • The top 20 projects that receive the most new unique recurring donors will each be awarded a $500 bonus.
  • One project that raises the highest donation amount per month from recurring donations will be awarded $1,000.
  • One project that attracts the most new unique recurring donors will be awarded an additional $1,000 (for a total of $1,500!).
  • Projects must have at least 10 new unique recurring donors to be eligible for bonus awards.

The final results of this campaign will be adjudicated in August 2011. Bonuses will be awarded based on the amount raised and the number of unique recurring donors at this time. In some cases, projects may forfeit bonus awards if donors cancel their recurring donations before the awards are given.

 

 

 

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May 4, 2011

Recurring Monthly Donation Campaign & Field Report

Women waiting for help to start beekeeping project
Women waiting for help to start beekeeping project

$10 will buy 2 hive tools to operate 2 beekeeping organizations

To start beekeeping simple and it doesn’t need a huge capital but in reality a lot work is done and a lot of time is involved.

In the past people were doing this as a hobby. Beekeeping is like farming you have to stay on top of the market demands and deliver the honey at the right time, and right place.

Since we started working in Onura many women knew only one thing that honey is sweet but had no idea if it can be operated as a business. With training most know now; that beekeeping gives ripple incomes to get local women out of extreme poverty; that beekeeping gives candles for lighting; that beekeeping provides high nutritious food value; that beekeeping provides medicines to small children. These benefits were derived through training by our Beekeeping trainers.

This project is doing well and it has support of Onura village. The first group women that received bee-hives are now operating their beekeeping enterprise independently. Hope Ofiriha remains impressive with the outcomes of this effort.

But we are facing the challenges of money to help more women. We are hoping you will continue with us in a battle against poverty. We are looking for 10 people to sign up for recurring monthly donation. We ask you to sign for $10 – only. Having $10 from 10 different people each month is better than 10 people donating $1200 at once in December as “Christmas gift”. $10 each month is a big amount in Africa. In charity there is no small or big amount. Each cent counts!

 Thanks to our donors! Thanks to GlobalGiving! Without your support we have no way to help. Three plastic jerry-cons and six bee-hives were distributed to three women in March.

In three months to come we will bring the new project updates and to tell you what the impact of your contributions is making in lives of women in south Sudan.

On May 2, 2011 GlobalGiving Recurring Donation begins at 12:01 am EDT! This is a great opportunity for you to sign up for monthly recurring donations only $10.

Why recurring donations?
Recurring donations are a consistent and reliable source of income for our organization. This helps us in planning our activities several months ahead. 

By making a recurring donation, you pledge to give to your project every month. GlobalGiving will automatically deduct the donation amount from your credit card each month.

Hope Ofiriha appreciates that you give monthly only $10 than to donate $120 in December as one time gift.  $10 each month is a lot of money and it will go a long way to make a huge difference in South Sudan and Uganda. In Hope Ofiriha there are no small or big amounts. Every cents count!

We need a total of 10 people to sign up for a monthly recurring donation of only $10 each month. Could you join us please!

 GlobalGiving is giving away $12,000 in bonus awards during this campaign!

 Here are the main reasons why you should consider signing up for monthly recurring donations to Hope Ofiriha;

  • The top 20 projects that receive the most new unique recurring donors will each be awarded a $500 bonus.
  • One project that raises the highest donation amount per month from recurring donations will be awarded $1,000.
  • One project that attracts the most new unique recurring donors will be awarded an additional $1,000 (for a total of $1,500!).
  • Projects must have at least 10 new unique recurring donors to be eligible for bonus awards.

 The final results of this campaign will be adjudicated in August 2011. Bonuses will be awarded based on the amount raised and the number of unique recurring donors at this time. In some cases, projects may forfeit bonus awards if donors cancel their recurring donations before the awards are given.

 

 

 

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May 3, 2011

Recurring Donation Campaign & Field updates

John Odock - sponsored child
John Odock - sponsored child

$35 – keeps a child at a board school per month.

 From April we decided to post smaller goal $1500 live even if the intention is to raise $50,000. The reason is that smaller goal attracts donation. When the goal was lowered to $1500 within two weeks the project has raised $1120.  When the goal has reached 75% - it will be added by similar amount of $1500, so on, and so on until the goal is $50 000 is achieved.

There are many orphan South Sudanese children in Uganda. Years of terrible events, including war and disease, have produced South Sudan society in Kampala where many children have no parents. Often elderly grandparents or other relatives try to raise the children but many are too old or are in such deprived circumstances that they simply cannot provide even the basics. As a result, there are many South Sudanese children fending for themselves in the streets of Kampala.

Hope Ofiriha has established these programs to take care of these children who otherwise would be unable to attend school.  Hope Ofiriha’s goal is help 300 children!

Last April we collected a little extra and new child name Ben Mathew has been added into our program.  He will join the rest at the board school.  

Because of your generosity we are able to help these children. We will be providing you with project updates in every three months. Thanks so much for being with us and look forward in working with you for years to come.

On May 2, 2011 GlobalGiving Recurring Donation begins at 12:01 am EDT! This is a great opportunity for you to sign up for monthly recurring donations only $10.

Why recurring donations?
Recurring donations are a consistent and reliable source of income for our organization. This helps us in planning our activities several months ahead. 

By making a recurring donation, you pledge to give to your project every month. GlobalGiving will automatically deduct the donation amount from your credit card each month.

Hope Ofiriha appreciates that you give monthly $10 than to donate $120 in December as one time gift.  $10 each month is a lot of money and it will go a long way to make a huge difference in Uganda. In Hope Ofiriha there are no small or big amounts. Every cents count!

We need a total of 10 people to sign up for a monthly recurring donation of only $10 each month. Could you join us please!

GlobalGiving is giving away $12,000 in bonus awards during this campaign!

Here are the main reasons why you should consider signing up for monthly recurring donations to Hope Ofiriha;

  • The top 20 projects that receive the most new unique recurring donors will each be awarded a $500 bonus.
  • One project that raises the highest donation amount per month from recurring donations will be awarded $1,000.
  • One project that attracts the most new unique recurring donors will be awarded an additional $1,000 (for a total of $1,500!).
  • Projects must have at least 10 new unique recurring donors to be eligible for bonus awards.

The final results of this campaign will be adjudicated in August 2011. Bonuses will be awarded based on the amount raised and the number of unique recurring donors at this time. In some cases, projects may forfeit bonus awards if donors cancel their recurring donations before the awards are given.

 

 

 

 

Arsenal Bugere - sponsored child
Arsenal Bugere - sponsored child
Emma Mandela - sponsored child
Emma Mandela - sponsored child

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