Build Shelter for 3 Elderly Grandmothers in Uganda

 
$621
$33,075
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Happy New Year to you our dear donors, friends and well-wishers. We are looking forward to a continued and worthwhile relationship in the New Year.

The organization went through a tough financial challenge in 2014 and most of the activities stalled. We have however not vowed to run away from our challenges and we continue to face them as they come. It is sad to note that we have not had any activity on this project simply because we did not have the funds to push us forward. We are however working out ways of overcoming this challenge in the New Year hoping that we have your every support. We ask for your continued support in the New Year.

The elderly grandmothers still need our help and support because of the circumstances and dilemma they find themselves in. We at Ngoma Aid Foundation are hopeful that we will achieve our objective. We however, will achieve our objective with your support. We are grateful always for the support and do hope that you will continue supporting the project for the benefit of those who need our help and support.
Happy New Year 2015

Greetings to you our dear donors, friends and well-wishers. We are always happy to report back to you in appreciation for the support you have always rendered to the organization. 

The organization is currently going through tough times with our fundraising is at its lowest. It is sad to note that we have not had any activity on this project simply because we did not have the funds to push us forward. We are however working out ways of overcoming this challenge and we need every support there is. We ask for your continued support.

The elderly grandmothers still need our help and support because of the circumstances and dilemma they are in. We at the Foundation are hopeful that we will achieve our objective. We however, will achieve our objective with your support. We are grateful always for the support and do hope that you will continue supporting the project.

It is that time of the year when we have to communicate to you our dear donors, friends and well wishers. We are always happy to do that because it is imprtnat for us to keep in touch with those who have supported the organisation projects in one way or another. 

The organisation is currently going through tough times with our fundraising at its lowest. It is sad to note that we have not had any activity on this project simply becuase we did not have the funds to push us forward. We are however working out ways of overcoming this challenge and we need every support there is. We ask for your continued support.

The elderly grandmothers still need our help and support because of the circumstances and dilema they are in. We at the Foundation are hopeful that we will achieve our obejective. We however, will achieve our objective with your support. We are grateful always for the support and do hope that you will continue supporting the project.

Fast forwad since i wrote the last report and it is the month of March in the "New" year 2014. It is amazing how time flies. I will start by extending my regards from Ngoma Aid Foundation. We are grateful for your support and continued working relationship with the Foundation.

I am happy to report that we made some "little" but important progress on the project since the last report. We originally thought that we would be able to work on the verander , do some plastering work on the outside of the house, feed the naked concrete pillars with mortor and generally try to complete the finishing work outside the structure for our first benefiiary. We could not do all that due to financial challenges but we did some work on the verandah so as to block run off water from entering the foundation of the house, a thing that would subsequently weaken the entire structure.

Our fundraising has been at its lowest in the recent past and yet we still need to construct two more homes for other two families that we identified earlier on and complete the project. The metal pillars in the first house are still naked, plastering work on the outside of the house is not yet complete and we also have to continue fundraising for the remaing two pieces.

The elderly grandmothers still need our help and support because of the circumstances and dilema they are in. We at the Foundation are hopeful that we will achieve our obejective. We however, will achieve our objective with your support. We are grateful always

It is true, the year 2013 is gone and i would like to welcome our well wishers, friends and donor to the New Year 2014. We are so grateful for your support, generosity and kind contributions towards our project in 2013 and request that you keep the support coming through the New Year. We are begining the new year on a high note and are looking forward to your continued support. 

The project did not achieve much in terms of donations and work done BUT we are happy that our first beneficiary is happy and comfortable in her home and forever grateful for the assistance. One of her grand children had a baby boy on the 21st December 2013, another addition to the family and that was always going to happen. It is very difficult for these old grand mothers to look after their orphaned grandchildren and provide for their basic need and before you realise it, as the children grow older, they tend to fend for themselves, albeit the hard way. And while we are of help to the family, we can not do everything for them, the more reason why we thought that giving them a home and keeping them together was of main interest, and yes, they are all in the house we provided for them. 

We have managed to put together the donations that we received in 2013. We are planning to spend the money on doing some finishing work on the outside of the structure. The metals in the pillars are naked because the house was not properly finished. Tha plastering work on the outside was not finished and so was the verandah. We can handle one of these at a time at our own pace and the available resources and complete this job. In the meantime, we are fundraising for the remaining two homes. These old women need our help and support because of the circumstances they are in. I pray you help us achieve this objective. 

I have attached a picture of the Old home and the House that replaces it, the new house highlights some of the unfinished work that we are hoping we can start on in 2014.

I thank you once again. Kindly keep the support coming. 

I wish each one of you a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2014

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Project Leader

Andrew Martin Niwagaba

Executive Director
Kampala, Uganda Afghanistan

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