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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Service that Brings a Smile
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Your student's smiles just got a little brighter. This spring, International Volunteer John Brewster, a dentist from Lansing, Michigan, traveled to the far southwest corner of Uganda to provide much needed dental treatment at the Mummy Drayton Medical Clinic and Nyaka schools. *Read to the bottom for a unique way to honor a...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Students - Exception to the Rule
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    You have made our students an exception. Did you know that only 25% of children in Uganda finish primary school?  Today, give $25 to keep our students in the classroom!   It’s BONUS DAY and every gift you generously give will be matched by 30%! Thanks to YOU, our students are in...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Let There Be Light!
    By - Katelyn Carlson - Communications Coordinator
    In our field, we get to meet a lot of bright people.  One of them is Alejandra L. Portillo Taylor, the Founder & Executive Director of The Spark Foundation. Alejandra's foundation supplies solar-powered lamps to educators in communities lacking electricity.   The Spark Foundation was able to raise...
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    We L-O-V-E You!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Can you feel it? There is a lot of love heading your way from happy classrooms in the hills of rural Uganda. Enjoy this very special Valentine *VIDEO* starring the Nyaka students and grannies!This Valentine's Day, your love is educating 641 students and supporting 7,000 grannies. Spread the love and share this 2-minute...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU can help us!
    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 you one more...
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    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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 487 donations
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    You are welcome, our visitors.
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
      You are a gift to the children of Nyaka and Kutamba. You believe that every child has the right to a quality education. You don't just believe, you act.  Thank you so very much! You have gone out of your way to provide 584 students with a FREE quality education. On October 17th, starting at midnight, you can do...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    2012 CNN Hero Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    We have an exciting announcement for you! 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. 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...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Breaking News!
    By - Kelly - 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 DirectorTwesigye Jackson Kaguri was recently selected a 2012 CNN Hero.* In addition to the original feature, CNN also filmed...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Vote for Your Star Students!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    We are happy to announce that the photo you see above has been selected to participate in Global Giving's Photo Contest! 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 need YOUR help to make...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Every Child 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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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    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 otherhand are headed back to...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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.  Visitors to the project often remark how grateful students like Jonathan (see the letter below) are for the education they're receiving thanks to donors like you.  If you need some warm fuzzies, read on... Because of...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Graduate Rockstars
    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...    Factor in that...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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 provided 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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 provided 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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 provided 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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 provided 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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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans 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.   As you reflect on what you are grateful for in your own life, please know how grateful we are for your support, love, and care of our grannies and their orphaned grandchildren. Please...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Girl Power Video!
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    As you may recall, the Girl Effect Challenge is in its final week.  While we are so grateful to you for your support 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 who has given to The Nyaka AIDS...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Teams Up with the Girl Effect
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Greetings from Team Nyaka! We have a special request today.  The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project has been selected to participate in the Girl Effect Challenge.  We have a separate fundraising page for this initiative.  Please click here.   Same fabulous girls.  Same cause.  Same great...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Teams Up with Nike
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Greetings from Team Nyaka! We have a special request today.  The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project has been selected to participate in the Nike Girl Effect Challenge.  We have a separate fundraising page for this initiative.  Please click here.   Same fabulous girls.  Same cause.  Same great...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 372 donations
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Give Today for Your Gift to be Matched
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Dear Friends, A quick reminder.  As many of you know, GlobalGiving offers matching funds for projects several times throughout the year.  The final opportunity in 2011 is today. It is only through your continued generosity that we can provide our students access to an education, daily nutritional meals, medical...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Kutamba Primary Students Giving Flowers
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Dear Friends, Before we update you on our students, we would like to let you know how you can help.  As many of you know, GlobalGiving offers matching funds for projects several times throughout the year.  The final opportunity in 2011 is on October 19th.  Please set an alarm and give generously that...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    I Learned Where Babies Come From...
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kaguri - Executive Director and Founder
    This month I am sharing with you testimonials from some of our brightest secondary students, an equivalent to middle school students in the United States.  He and his classmates recently attended a Health and Sex Education Camp put on by “Reach a Hand” a NGO out of Makerere University in collaboration...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Students Place in Top 3% of 220 Schools!
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kaguri - Executive Director and Founder
    We send you warm greetings from the children and grandmothers of Nyaka and Kutamba schools in Uganda.  We are grateful for your investment that has brought 10 years of improved conditions into the body, heart, mind, and soul of hundreds of children and thousands of grandmothers.  This year over 70 secondary...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    A Healing Justine Update
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    Last month The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project happily announced primary student Justine’s pending trip to the United States.  You may recall that a few years ago Justine was badly injured in an accident with a paraffin lamp. The purpose of this trip was to undergo surgery on burns that were inhibiting her ability to...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    America or Bust!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    This month we received some tremendous good news!  You may recall that one of our students, Justine, suffered from a heartbreaking accident in 2007 that has left her with many burns and disfiguring wounds that impede the ability for her body to grow as it should.  Justine’s mom had given her a paraffin lamp...
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    • Dana
      Dana great news! good luck to justine for successful surgery and recovery.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Stone by Stone
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Director
    The groundbreaking ceremony for our first clinic was held in December 2010, just after our the fourth graduating class of Nyaka School had accepted their diplomas with pride.  Every week we recieve new photos documenting the process of building a clinic for the people we serve in southwestern Uganda. Today, that...
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Celebrating the past. Soaring into the future.
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kagure - Founder & Executive Director
    Dear Nyaka Family, Thanks to your ongoing support, we have so much to celebrate!  Over the last 10 years, The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project has seen incredible growth and change. This growth and change can also be seen in all of our students, their Grandmothers and our surrounding communities. Please join me as Nyaka...
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    Exciting Acheivements!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    Happy New Year! We have just recieved wonderful news from Nyaka School in Nyakagyezi, Uganda.  On December 28, 2010 we celebrated the graduation of our fourth class.  We are happy to announce that all 29 of our students passed their final exams. 19 passed with an A+, 9 with an A and 1 with a C.  We...
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    • kmvoss
      kmvoss Congratulations to the graduating students of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project! What a great organization!
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    Empowering A Community Through Literacy
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    For the first time in history, the communities we serve in rural southwestern Uganda have access to a full service library!  We are excited to report to you, our supporters, all of the benefits that they will receive from the Blue Lupin Community Library.  Education is a priority to the Nyaka AIDS Orphans School...
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    Learning to Fly Winter 2010
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    Dear Friends, It has been a busy 5 months since I started working full-time for Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. In addition to raising money for our students, I have been traveling around the country promoting my book “The Price of Stones” which outlines how the Nyaka dream became a reality over 9 years ago....
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Project Leader

Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

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