Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda

 
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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 has received 83 donations
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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 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Meet an 80 year old mother
    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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Gathering Their Flocks
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Grandmothers all across rural Uganda are busy gathering the flocks of children under their care for another school year.  Like all grandparents they want the best for their young grandchildren.  Unfortunately, life can be very difficult for these grannies who are raising their orphaned grandchildren without any...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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 the grandmothers of our students.  Visitors to the project often remark how grateful grandmothers and students alike are for the assistance they receive thanks to donors like you.  If you need some warm fuzzies, read on... Because of...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    A Proud Day for Grandmothers
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    The Grandmothers of The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project are very proud to announce the graduation of our fourth class 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...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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 for our sister project that helps the grandchildren of these courageous grandmothers.  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...
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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
    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, as it concentrates on the girls our wonderful grandmothers are supporting.  Please click...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in 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 throughoutthe year.  The final opportunity in 2011 is today. It is only through your continued generosity that we can provide our students' caretakers, their elderly grandmothers, access to...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Grandmothers and Food Security
    By - Kelly - Director of Development
    Dear Friends, Before we update you on our grandmothers and the effects the drought has had on them, 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. ...
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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
    I Cried From Deep In My Soul...
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kaguri - Executive Director and Founder
    This month I wanted to share with you the power of your gift to a woman who lives near the village I grew up in.  It is only through your generosity and others like you that we can continue to provide hope and care to the elderly in thisworld like Mukaaka (grandmother) Dinah. Thank you! “When my case...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has received 27 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
    Raising the Roof for Grandmothers in Uganda
    By - Twesigye Jackson Kaguri - Executive Director and Founder
    “I was staying in an old, poor leaking grass-thatched hut and whenever it rainedat the night, I would wake up and stand in the corner with my 12- year-oldgrandchild. During the rainy season, I could not sleep at all as my bedding waswet. I was scared of getting seriously sick or dying due to coldness. I am nowa happy...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Raising A Generation of Fathers
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    On behalf of the Grandmothers of The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project, we wish you a Happy Father’s Day! Many grandmothers are now acting as mother and father to up to 14 grandchildren. Since HIV/AIDS swept through their communities stealing parents and leaving 2.2 million orphans alone in the country of Uganda,...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda posted a progress report
    Introducing Our New Grandmother Project Page!
    By - Tashmica Torok - Executive Assistant
    We are happy to announce our newest project benefiting the 7,000 true unsung heroes that we serve through microfinance loans, distribution of gardening implements, 91 self-help groups, and much more is up and running!  Every month we will send you updates specific to the progress of the community of grandmothers we...
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  • Support the Grandmothers of AIDS Orphans in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Twesigye Kaguri

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East Lansing, MI United States

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