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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...
    • 3 years ago
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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...
    • 3 years ago
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    • Dana
      Dana great news! good luck to justine for successful surgery and recovery.
      • 3 years ago
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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...
    • 4 years ago
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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...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    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...
    • 4 years ago
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    • kmvoss
      kmvoss Congratulations to the graduating students of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project! What a great organization!
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 165 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    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...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    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....
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Our 2009 Annual Report and 990s are available
    By - Megan Whaley - Administrative Manager
    Dear Friends and Supporters, Our comprehensive Annual Report and 990 for 2009 are published. There is a wealth of information in this year's report on each of our programs, the progress we have made, and where we plan to go from here. Skip to the program which your heart is most particularly drawn to. Read over our...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    We are published in TIME, NPR, USToday & more
    By - Megan Whaley - Administrative Manager
    Dear Friends, We have recently been published in TIME Magazine, USA Today, Christian Science Monitor, and National Public Radio (NPR). News about the work we do, the children, grandmothers, and communities we serve, and how successful our holistic community development model is in Uganda is rapidly spreading across the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka ED and Founder in Times Magazine
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder and Executive Director
    Dear Friends, Please allow me to share a link to an article in Time Magazine this week of June 14, 2010. Watch the video and see the amazing work you have invested your money in. http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,89822614001_1994042,00.html...
    • 4 years ago
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    • Dana
      Dana What an amazing video highlighting the work of Nyaka! Congratulations to Jackson and the whole community-- can't wait to read the book. -- Dana
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Spring Newsletter & 2009 Benchmarks
    By - Megan Whaley - Administrative Manager
    Dear Nyaka Supporters, We would like to introduce our long awaited Nyaka Notes Newsletter for Spring 2010. Everything that you love about Nyaka is waiting for you in this newsletter including interviews with our students on their progress in secondary school, a letter from our Board Chair on the progress he is seeing on...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    The Results are In!
    By - Megan Whaley - Administrative Manager (US)
    Dear Friends, Our students' results are in for their Primary Level Exams (PLE)! Students who scored a Grade A+: 8 Students who scored a Grade B+: 17 Students who scored a Grade B-: 1 and Students who scored a Grade C: 0 Not a single student failed the PLE. Our top scoring students in Grade A+ have been...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 132 donations
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Happy Holidays with updates
    By - Megan Whaley - Administrative Manager (US)
    Dear Friends, First of all Nyaka would like to wish you a Happy Holidays. Certainly these holidays are going to be some of the happiest in years for Nyaka. Some of you may have heard that a serious drought has been affecting Eastern Africa and Uganda has not been spared. However, the rains came on schedule in...
    • 5 years ago
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    • Dana
      Dana great details on many different aspects of nyaka's work!
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Updates and Pictures
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kaguri - Founder and Director
    As 2009 comes to the end, I would like to thank you once again for your support, care, and love. We graduated one class of 21 students last year, 21 students went on to secondary school, one student joined vocational training. This year we are graduating 26 students, our teachers tell me all 26 will pass their exams to...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Mid-year Update
    By - Megan Whaley - Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Coordinator
    Dear Nyaka friends, collaborators, and investors, We've put together a comprehensive update on all of our programs and what they have accomplished so far this year. If you are somewhat unfamiliar with the history of a program the update makes sure to bring you up to speed on the mission and past accomplishments of the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    A postcard from: Provide education to AIDS orphans in rural Uganda
    By - Brian Banks - Visitor
    Brian Banks is a student who is traveling throughout Africa this summer and visiting a number of GlobalGiving projects. On May 19th he visited "Provide education to AIDS orphans in rural Uganda." When asked what he would tell his friends about this project, Brian said: “Incredible: You need to see this!" While talking...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka is thriving and progressing!
    By - Megan Whaley - Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Coordinator
    Greetings from the Nyaka AIDS Foundation. We have lots of new things to show you. Brace yourself! I'll spread this over a couple of updates. Our secondary school students are doing extremely well. In fact, among his 106 peers, one of our students got first place in his 1st term exam results. Check out an excel...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Graduation Report
    By - Chris Singer - Communications Manager
    Read about our 1st. graduation and view pictures from the event.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Winter Newsletter
    By - Chris Singer - Communications Manager
    Please read our latest newsletter.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 504 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Accomplishments over the last two years
    By - Chris Singer - Communications Manager
    View this document to see how far Nyaka has come and how many people our work affects in southwestern Uganda.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Interview PodCast about Nyaka
    By - Chris Singer - Communications Manager
    Listen to Tom Rico's PeacePodcast interview with Nyaka's Communication Manager, Chris Singer.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    May-July Update
    By - Chris Singer - Nyaka Communications Manager
    Please view our May-July report from on the ground in Uganda.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Graduation
    By - Chris Singer - Communications Manager
    Our 1st graduation is only 152 days away! Please visit our website to see our Graduation Page. More details and updates are available on our website as well. The best is yet to come...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    New blog and online store
    By - Chris Singer - Communications Manager
    Visit our new blog and online store. Through CafePress, the Nyaka store is the place to get your Nyaka gear and show your support of Nyaka whereever you live. All proceeds from store sales go toward Nyaka's nutrition program.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Recent Press Coverage
    By - Nyaka School Project -
    Dear Supporters of Nyaka's project: We would like to share with you some recent coverage of our project and Jackson's story and how and why he started this project. Read more below. Thanks for your support! --------------------------------------------- MSU Extension Spotlight A Social Entrepreneur Among...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Article about our new school
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder and Director
    Encouraging your friends to get involved will help us serve more children and their grandmothers. http://www.ugpulse.com/articles/daily/Education
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    NEW Nyaka Video
    By - Chris Singer - Project Assistant - Nyaka AIDS Orphans School
    In honor of World AIDS Orphans Day, Nyaka has a new video, "One Child At a Time," posted on YouTube.
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    April 08 Newsletter
    By - Chris Singer - Project Assistant - Nyaka AIDS Orphans School
    Check out our latest newsletter! You can also access the newsletter online. See the link below.
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna keep up the great work
      • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Recent Site Visit to Nyaka & Kutamba
    By - Chris Singer - Project Assistant - Nyaka AIDS Orphans School
    I just returned from a 10 day visit to Uganda. My first trip to Nyaka and Kutamba was truly memorable. The courage and spirit of these children struck me very deeply. Nyaka and Kutamba are truly havens for these children who have been through so much at such a young age. There are so many needs and so much work to...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Recent Site Visit
    By - Jckson Kaguri - Founder and Director
    This video was made by Eric Rudd from Indiana who visted our schools. It shows you a difference between those orphans in our schools and those left behind. With your support we will continue to help more children. They all deserve our care and love. http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1463340852
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Updates
    By - Chris Singer - Project Assistant
    Here is our January 2008 update from Nyaka AIDS Orphans School.
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    New Friends of Nyaka Website
    By - Chris Singer - Project Assistant
    Check out our new weblog:
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    NEW Nyaka video!
    By - Chris Singer - Project Assistant
    Check out a new Nyaka video:
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna another great set of updates!
      • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    End year Newsletter
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder/Director
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Pictures
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder/Director
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 133 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Thank you
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder/Director
    Dear Nyaka friends: On behalf of the students, volunteers and staff of Nyaka, I would like to thank you for your support, love, and care. Nyaka, as we affectionately call it, was established in April 2001 with a mission to provide quality, free education and extracurricular activities, both formal and informal, to...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Our student's poems
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Director
    We have changed many children's lives. Few of then took time to express their emotions through Poems. Our visitor Dara helped all the children.
    • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Orphaned and Disabled
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Director
    Your donations have changed lives of orphans and touched Allan one of the disabled students at Nyaka. Though he cannot read and write as well as other students in his class due to a neulogical disorder, we have loved and cared for him, provided him a wheel chair, uniform, food, mosquitor net and everything we give to other...
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna thanks for the quick update - Allan is a handsome young man!
      • 7 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka kids in their soccer uniforms
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Director
    Click below to see photos of the Nyaka girls and boys in their soccer uniforms!
    • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna cute! more stories!
      • 8 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    In their own words
    By - Jackson - Director
    ARIYO DENIS: When I lost my parent on 30th January 2001, my life changed completely. That was my father who loved me very much. I had to miss his parental love. However, I was a bit comforted to remain with my mother who at the moment helped me in one way or another in cooperation with my grandparents. Soon after she also...
    • 8 years ago
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    • makau
      makau This is quite good. Jackson, God created you for this.He is watching from a distance.Blessed.
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    In their own words!!
    By - T. Jackson Kaguri - Director
    KYOHUSIIMA MOREEN: After my parents death I suffered so much because at home I am the only one who is there with my guardians and they are very old. So I am the one to do every work that should be done at home. When I go back home I am supposed to go in the garden . After the garden, I fetch water and collect firewood....
    • 8 years ago
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    • smallhelp
      smallhelp I hope people who haven't decided to give yet read your reports and see how little it takes to make a big difference.
      • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna This is awesome!! Best progress report ever. thank you NAMANYA KYOHUSIIMA and BAREKYE for sharing your stories!!
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    • Sombit
      Sombit Excellent report! It's great to get a glimpse into the individual stories, and the children's verdict is unanimous. Nyaka is making an extraordinary impact on their lives! Thank you for sharing.
      • 8 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Voices of Hope/ Nyaka 10 minutes video
    By - Jackson kaguri - Founder/Director
    You have supported them, now you can see them and listen to their voices of hope. Click on the link below and then click "watch Nyaka video"
    • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna love the video.
      • 8 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    Nyaka Grannies and pictures
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Founder and Director
    Pictures of our new school will be posted soon.
    • 8 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    New school in Uganda!
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Project Leader
    Using Nyaka model, we have opened a new school in a village 48 miles away from Nyaka. Enjoy the pictures. Barbara and Clare are social workers on a Rotary International travel grant. They are working with Nyaka teachers and other community workers, exchanging ideas on how to deal with orphaned children and their...
    • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna Love to see the happy faces - thanks. look forward to more updates on how the kids are doing
      • 8 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda posted a progress report
    December 2006 Newsletter
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Programs Director
    Please read our December 2006 newsletter for the highlights of 2006 at Nyaka. Read about Nyaka visitor, Marjorie McNamara's visit and our plans for expansion in 2007. Thanks for your support!
    • 8 years ago
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  • Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda has received 68 donations
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Project Leader

Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

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