Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda

 
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Students with their Comfort Dolls

Students with their Comfort Dolls
For many students, they have never owned a toy or doll before receiving one from our donors! (view small | med | large | orig)

Kutamba Student Smiling

Kutamba Student Smiling
Young orphans enjoy the safety and love they receive at Kutamba Primary School. (view small | med | large | orig)

Anti-AIDS Choir

Anti-AIDS Choir
An outlet for students to sing about being orphans and losing their parents to HIV/AIDS at a young age. (view small | med | large | orig)

Students at Recess

Students at Recess
Physical education is an important part of our curriculum. (view small | med | large | orig)

Rosette Singing

Rosette Singing
Our #1 student leading the Anti-AIDS Choir. (view small | med | large | orig)

Nyaka students taking a break

Nyaka students taking a break
The Nyaka and Kutamba schools provide havens for their female students. In Uganda, girls have many obligations such as cooking and collecting water; however, while they are at school, they are provided with meals and clean water. This gives them time to focus on their education and have fun with their friends. At school, the girls are free to be children every day. This photograph was taken by Thorbjoern Chakravarty, a recent visitor to Uganda. During his time there, he visited the different Nyaka projects, such as Nyaka school and the Blue Lupin Community Library, that contribute to Nyaka's holistic mission. He documented these projects at work, and the time he spent there has led him to conclude that "change can happen not only in cities, but also in the most rural parts of Uganda." (To see more of his work, please visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/rumanzi/) (view small | med | large | orig)

Kutamba Students in Line for Lunch

Kutamba Students in Line for Lunch
Photo from Progress Report 'She is Ready to Learn Because of YOU!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kutamba Student in School and Ready to Learn

Kutamba Student in School and Ready to Learn
Photo from Progress Report 'She is Ready to Learn Because of YOU!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Chickens at Desire Farm

Chickens at Desire Farm
Photo from Progress Report 'She is Ready to Learn Because of YOU!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Administration Building Under Construction

Administration Building Under Construction
Photo from Progress Report 'She had no hope until YOU helped her' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Organization

Project Leader

Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda