Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda

 
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Cool Stuff We are Doing!
    By - Akhilesh Menawat - Communications Specialist
    This past month YOU created a beautiful new Library and Computer Lab at the Kutamba school!   The work was completed on the 18th of June. This facility will help several hundreds of students in providing them with a better education. You are stepping in and empowering a community of girls. Your investment in these...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Get Set. GO!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    The Race to 1k has now started. Today Global Giving will be matching $.50 of every dollar donated starting at 9am EST and lasting through midnight. On top of that, they will also be rewarding the organization that receives the most gifts from new donors with $1,000. You students need your help to win this virtual...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    On Your Mark!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Grab your calendar and save the date! June 12, 2013 is BONUS Day and Global Giving will match $.50 of every dollar donated between 9a.m. EST and midnight. There is also a bonus prize of $1,000 for the organization that is given the most gifts from new donors. We need YOU to join us in the Race to 1k. Don't go...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Attack of the Pencils
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    You are a warrior in the battle against poverty. Your weapon? 614 pencils in the hands of 614 little girls at Nyaka & Kutamba Primary School. Why? Because you know the only way to successfully combat poverty is with an education. You are one smart cookie. Unfortunately, getting an education in Uganda is not free. If a...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Your Mother Raised a World Changer!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Your mother would be SO proud. You are changing the world for a young girl named Sarah Rukundo. In a letter to Nyaka, Sarah told us her story and the difficult circumstances she’s found herself in. At the age of ten, she lost her mother to AIDS. It wasn’t long after that she lost her father as well. “I...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Girls - Exception to the Rule
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    You have made Fortunate an exception. Around the world today, 66 million girls are out of school.  Today, give $25 to save a little girl like Fortunate from a life of poverty.   It’s BONUS DAY and every gift you generously give will be matched by 30%! Thanks to YOU, Fortunate is in school and receiving a...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Educating Our Girls
    By - Katelyn Carlson - Communications Coordinator
    At Nyaka schools, we’re making our girls a priority. Most recently, we had the honor of hosting Lorrie Lynn King, the Founder and Director of 50 cents. Period. Her work focuses on making sure young girls around the world have the supplies, facilities and education relating to menstruation. In Uganda, where access to...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has received 328 donations
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Dance With Us! Walk With Us!
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder & Executive Director
    Happy New Year, Nyaka friends and family! We hope you’re settling into 2013 with lots of joy and love. And we wanted to take a minute to thank YOU once again for all you did in 2012! Last year was truly an amazing year of growth and development for the Nyaka students, grannies and community members. And it’s...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    You've got the power!
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kaguri - Founder & Executive Director
    Over the past six weeks, we’ve shared some of our most inspirational stories with you in our Story-A-Week storytelling series. It has been a great honor for us to be able to tell you about all the wonderful things YOUR support has made possible for our community of students and grannies. And we’d like to tell...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Let's Celebrate!
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder and Executive Director
    Season’s greetings, friends of Nyaka! Last week was a very special time for our Nyaka and Kutamba Students, as well as our pioneer Secondary School students. We got to watch our Primary 7 and Secondary 4 students don their purple, green, and black caps and gowns for a graduation celebration! That’s...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Giving Thanks to YOU!
    By - Katelyn Carlson - Communications Coordinator
    The holidays are finally here! And in honor of this Thanksgiving, the Nyaka team is celebrating by giving thanks to YOU. We’ve had an amazing year, and it would not have been possible without all of your generous support. Through your help, we’ve been able to serve thousands of grannies by providing vocational...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    You are welcome, our visitors.
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    You are a gift to the little girls of Nyaka and Kutamba. In a global education system where girls are often overlooked, you are the difference. You don't just believe that women have a right to an education, you act.  Thank you! You have gone out of your way to provide a FREE quality education to the 65% of our...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    CNN Hero Jackson Twesigye Kaguri
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Thanks to loyal supporters like you, The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project Executive Director and Founder Twesigye Jackson Kaguri has been selected a 2012 CNN Hero. Today, however we need your help! There are a total of 24 CNN Heroes this year and coming up this Thursday at Noon ET the Top Ten Heroes for 2012 will be...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Breaking News!
    By - Kelly V. - The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project Team
    Please remember to vote for sweet Janati...we're currently in 7th place and need your help to win $1,000! More Breaking News! You may recall that The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project's Founder and Executive Director Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was recently selected a 2012 CNN Hero.* In addition to the original feature, CNN also...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Vote for Your Girls!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    We are happy to announce that we have been selected to participate in Global Giving's Photo Contest! Click here to see the photo that was chosen! The photograph with the highest number of "likes" will win a day long feature on Global Giving's homepage and a $1,000 bonus. This is huge, and we...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Twesigye Jackson Kaguri is YOUR CNN Hero!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    We have BIG news!    As our students' and grandmothers' most important partner, we want YOU to be the first to know that YOU have made something really special and important happen for them.   Thanks to YOU and YOUR unwavering support...   Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Founder & Executive Director of The...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Every Girl Needs A Hero
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Wednesday, June 13th is BONUS DAY! Every donation made on June 13th, will be matched at 50% up to $1,000 or until all matching funds run out. There are $75,000 in matching funds available! You are the reason we were selected to be apart of the Girl Effect and we are counting on you to help us take full advantage of this...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Grandmothers Are Our Girls' Mothers
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    "Before the new house, whenever it would rain we would have to gather our bedding into one corner. I didn't have any income to help thatch my old house. I am old and weak and don't have strength to work in neighbors' gardens for money," explains Nzeramaria, an 80 year old grandmother who is now a mother to her grandchild....
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Back to School Time!
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Many students both young and old in the United States are daydreaming about upcoming spring break vacations filled with trips to Disneyland, endless hours of playing video games with friends, and heading to the beach or slopes for some fun thrills. Nyaka and Kutamba Primary Students on the other hand are headed back to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has received 423 donations
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    We <3 YOU!
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Happy Valentine's Day! We <3 our donors for their love, care, and support of our students who are girls and attend Nyaka and Kutamba Primary Schools or secondary school.  Visitors to the project often remark how grateful students like Irene (see the letter below) are for the education they're receiving thanks to...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Good News About Our Girls
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
      The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project is very proud to announce our fourth class of graduates from primary school!     Considering only 16% of youth in Uganda attend secondary school according to the United Nations, this accomplishment bears even greater weight...  Considering many of the...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Home is Where Your Heart Is Video
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Please enjoy this very short end-of-year video from the students and grandmothers of Nyaka and Kutamba. Your donations this year will provide in 2012: •uniforms, textbooks, medical care, and nutritious meals, school supplies to nearly 600 students,•secondary school scholarships for primary school...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Home is Where Your Heart Is Video
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Please enjoy this very short end-of-year video from the students and grandmothers of Nyaka and Kutamba. Your donations this year will provide in 2012: •uniforms, textbooks, medical care, and nutritious meals, school supplies to nearly 600 students,•secondary school scholarships for primary school...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Happy Holidays from Nyaka!
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    As the Holiday Season begins, we'd like to thank you for investing in the lives of our students and grandmothers in rural Uganda.  Thanks to your generosity, The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project is one of 12 partners with the GlobalGiving Girl Effect Project in 2012!  Thank You!  As you reflect on what you are...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Girl Power Video!
    By - Kelly Voss - Director of Development
    As you well know, the Girl Effect Challenge is in its final week.  While we are so grateful to you for helping us raise over $6,000 in donations to date, we have one final request for your help.  If you enjoy this video as much as we think you will...would you ask 3 of your friends to watch it too? If every person...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Meet the Girls!
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Greetings from Team Nyaka! Meet Founder Twesigye Jackson Kaguri in this short video and hear about our girls and the challenge! As you know, we need a large number of donors to give a small amount to win the challenge.  We are still far behind the leaders in donations.  Thank you so much for investing in our girls...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    HOPE
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Thank you for your recent donation to The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project.  With your help we are now in 8th place for the Nike Girl Effect Challenge.  We need to advance to 6th place or better in order to win and be one of 12 organizations that share the funding and partnership with Nike Girl Effect in 2012. You've...
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Educate Girls Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Rural Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

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