Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda

 
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Give Today for 50% Matching!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    You may never meet Joyce but, trust us, she feels YOUR love. Joyce and her grandchild were living in a home that had completely collapsed on one side. They had no safe shelter and nowhere to go. Imagine holding your grandchild, knowing that you couldn't keep them safe and warm. Then Joyce joined one of YOUR...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOUR love changed her life!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    Karen feels so blessed because of YOU! At the age of 60, Karen should be able to rest and rely on her children to care for her. Instead, she is raising three of her orphaned grandchildren. She was in desperate need of help. Then she discovered the Grandmother Project! In her Granny Group, she found the support she needed to...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Jetu sends YOU love and gratitude!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    Have we told YOU lately how amazing YOU are? YOU are saving lives for grandmothers like Jetu! Jetu is a 53-year-old grandmother raising her two grandchildren, a 16-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl. Like many families in Uganda, Jetu and her grandchildren are coping with the loss of the...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Look At All You've Done!
    By - Akhilesh Menawat - Office Coordinator
    YOU! Yes, YOU! YOU amaze me. With your selfless efforts you support 6,656 grannies. In the past few months, 403 grannies have joined our different groups! YOU give them so much! But these past few months have also been a time of great excitement for the grannies! 201 grannies now have solar powered lights in their homes....
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 3 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU are a Community Builder!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    YOU are empowering YOUR grandmothers! YOUR Granny Groups were developed to give the women YOU are serving through the Nyaka Grandmother Project a voice. The Granny Groups vote to decide how micro-finance funds should be distributed. They decide as a group which grandmothers are most in need of a new home, kitchen,...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU are a Superhero!
    By - Akhilesh Menawat - Nyaka Staff
    YOU are a hero to YOUR Nyaka Grandmothers and YOUR Nyaka Family! Maybe you don't wear a cape or have superpowers, but YOU are saving the lives of over 7,005 grandmothers and their 43,000 children in southwest Uganda!  YOUR grandmothers do everything they can to provide for their families. On top of all the...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 1 donation
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU are Saving Families!
    By - Akhilesh Menawat - Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project Staff
    Look at YOU! You’re amazing. No, really. YOU are! YOU do so much to help YOUR Nyaka grannies of Nyaka. YOU make me proud. Look at what you’ve done recently: YOU have saved a family. Fausta is a 65-year-old widow who was blessed with 8 children and many grandchildren. Unfortunately, only 2 of her children...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Jolly loves YOU!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    YOU are making a difference for women like Jolly. After her husband left her with three grandchildren to care for, Jolly needed help. She already had a grocery store business but, without more capital, it was not enough to support her and her grandchildren. Because of the support YOU have given, Jolly was...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 4 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Exciting and Exclusive News for YOU!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    YOU did so much for your grandmothers in 2013! Through the grandmother project, you built: 37 homes (includes a house, kitchen, and latrines) 6 house 20 kitchens 10 latrines The homes YOU have built keep YOUR grannies and the children they care for safe and healthy. We were also able to give out 72 micro finance loans to...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 3 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 8 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU are a life saver!
    By - Kelly Voss - Director of Development
    To Nyaka’s grannies, you are a friend, a supporter, a cheerleader, and family….but most of all, YOU are a life saver! Molly, 85, was caring for two grandsons in a crumbling house. The nearest town and resources were hours away. Her family was in a dire need for a new home. However, with no money, she had no...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU can help grandmothers like Salume!
    By - Daniele Reisbig - Development Coordinator
    YOUR Nyaka grandmothers are so grateful for you. Because of YOUR generosity, grandmothers like Salume have a home to live in. For three years Salume lived in one room with her grandchildren because her home had collapsed.  She had no privacy and couldn't invite visitors into her home.  She was lonely and sad....
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 3 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Working Towards Brighter Futures!
    By - Jackson Kaguri - Executive Director
    Thank YOU for your generous support of the Grandmother Project. YOUR donation gives grandmothers the chance to build up their community! Let me tell you the story of one grandmother. She and her grandchildren lived in a home that needed repair. The roof was leaking and there was no door. The kids were always worried that...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 3 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 2 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    More for the Grandkids!
    By - Kelly Voss - Director of Development
    Grannies in Uganda work tirelessly for their grandchildren. Especially the grandmothers who are raising the students of Nyaka and Kutamba Primary Schools. And YOU are helping them out. YOU have made it possible to break ground on Nyaka's own first Secondary and Vocational Training School! YOU have turned the tide of poverty...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 3 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 71 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Grateful Grannies and Bright Dreams
    By - Kelly Voss - Director of Development
    Dear Nyaka friends and family, It’s a joy to report to you fresh from Uganda! Last month I spent time on the ground connecting with our grannies and students! Day after day, I was humbled by all the work YOU make possible. A lot of my time was spent interacting with the Nyaka grannies, women who work hard every day to...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Get Set. GO!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    You are on the starting line. You have until midnight to inspire your loved ones to help you pass the baton in the Race to 1k. Today Global Giving will match $.50 of every dollar donated from now until midnight. There is also a bonus prize of $1,000 for the organization that is given the most gifts from new...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Raise the Roof for Grandmothers!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    In 2012, you built 28 homes, 88 kitchens, and 88 pit-latrines for Nyaka grannies and their grandchildren. You are raising roofs in rural Uganda! Because of you, grandmothers like Edvinah have safe homes where they can raise their grandchildren. Edvinah lovingly raised 13 of her own children and then eight of them passed...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Will You Be Their Shelter?
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Last night, while you enjoyed a good night’s sleep nestled in the comforts of your bedroom, a Nyaka grandmother slept huddled on her dirt floor. The thatched roof of her home is so degraded that when it rains, water pours in on her and her grandchildren. Night after night, thousands of grandmothers in Uganda gather...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    You Light Up Our World
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    "Even a single light dispels the darkness." --Gandhi Your Nyaka grannies just received 250 lights from Fifty Lanterns International!  Click here to see photos of your grannies recieving the gift of solar-power. Fifty Lanterns is a nonprofit organization which provides solar-powered lanterns to communities torn...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Educating Our Women
    By - Katelyn Carlson - Communications Coordinator
    At Nyaka schools, we’re making our girls a priority. We’ve enlisted the unending support of their dear grandmothers. Through different training programs, we’ve been able to ensure that the grannies have the necessary tools and language to guide their granddaughters through these challenging years. In...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    YOU can give us a little hand up!
    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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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. Together with the grannies, we got to watch our Primary 7 and Secondary 4 students don their purple, green, and black caps and gowns for a graduation...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Sixteen Homes and A New Commitment
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    Your dedication has inspired us! We are making a new commitment to the grannies of Nyaka. We are commited to providing services to three more districts - a total of approximately 15,000 grannies! Click here to watch the announcement from Executive Director and Founder, Twesigye Jackson Kaguri as he announces our new...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    CNN Hero Twesigye Jackson 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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 Director Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was recently selected a 2012 CNN Hero.* In addition to the original feature, CNN also...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Vote for Your Grannies!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Development Associate
    The Nyaka Grannies are happy to announce that our star students 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....
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 77 donations
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    A Peace of Dignity
    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! We are counting on you to help us take full advantage of the wonderful opportunity by sharing and giving big! This is HUGE for women...
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Twesigye Kaguri

Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States

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