We're getting close to our target goal left in our fundraiser - but we still need your help! Let's work together and raise a roof over the 68 children, construct a children's vocational primary school first. If you've been meaning to make a contribution, now's the time.
A few months ago students, teachers, community leaders, Face book friends, the Syracuse church and the Western Hills Christian Church joined together to pay the balance on the land and because we have not yet acquired the funds to start the construction we launched a sustainable garden on the partial; and the site of the new school, children’s home, Empowerment centre and the recreation centre.
This garden project will provide the children at the moment with valuable training in sustainable farming techniques under the supervision of a trained agronomist and also food security. This work training is part of their required curriculum and further supports the students in the current, practical application of what is the kalule luwero main economic engine.The soil has been carefully prepared to increase the potential yield, and the first crop, which includes Matooke, and cassava, has been planted. The harvest will be used to support the construction of the new vocational primary school in the year 2015 as God’s provision plans are.
The new sustainable garden is located at the site where the new children’s home and the vocational primary school will be constructed. At the present time, the children and as well as the student are attending schools in the nearby communal school that now of great curriculum, while the older students continue to attend the existing school a few kilometers away. Webale nyo(Thank you)!
We really can't thank you enough - so we say it again. THANK YOU! We have friends that we could ask for, and it's because of you that we shall succeed.
Nearly half way through the school year, and the primary schools close around 13th August for the long mid-year holiday and open again on Monday 14th september.At this time of year the schools are busy with mock examinations and school tests. Where we are in that time where we need your prayers, this time of year is also the rainy season. The rains started in April and have been very heavy. Many of the schools are in areas with red mad soil and that means that even four-wheel drive vehicles cannot gain access.
The new Water project is underway in Kosovo slum.The project is for the less privileged people in the slums to access clean water, development and it will be sustainable as well with in one year.In April 2014 the project was embarked on and now its almost half way its about to get done and this will be the joy of every one when it is done we will lauch it officially and we will inform you all.
In our last update through letters , we had land balances Todate they were all cleared by a gift of donation from Oklahoma church thanks to Ms. Greta and the church mission’s team and now we own the land. We are in the process of getting our ownLand title which will take about 4 weeks or less. Thanks to Mr. Smith and Mrs. Thea smith they have worked hand in hand towards this project thank you again and may God bless you mightily especially when you organized the show at your church that yielded $2000 towards the title processing which is under process now and soon we will have it approved by ministry of land.
PHASE 2: we are to start on the children’s home construction and we will ask each of our friends to join the cause that we named “buy a brick” with only $ 1 soon this link will be online.
As a team we are so humbled and honored for this great thing that God has done for us and that is having you as our friends all these years, our expert in early-years learning, all those who have raised awareness about Mama Africa and all those who sponsor a child with $ 25 monthly or more this means much more to us thank you.
Facebook friends, individuals and general friends at Mama Africa you make us feel loved thank you for your support we could not do this by ourselves thank you.
Maama Africa the Voice Uganda’ received Shafic thought the local council 3years ago now. It wasn't long before a little boy dressed in some rather smelly clothes popped out from behind a truck with his hand out.
He was holding a bottle of the infamous glue that street children sniff to remain high, not quite so hungry and rather warm. This little fellow's name was sula. He was wearing two very dirty and torn jackets. It is rather cold at night and very warm during the day. He keeps the jackets on so he doesn't lose them for the evening cold sleep on the sidewalk or in street in different shelters..
This is not unusual. Each of the hundreds of children living on the streets has his or her own story to tell. Often these children have forgotten to tell a 100% truthful story, but Maama Africa intends to follow up on everything he told us and find the best way to help him. Shafic has been with us for 3 years. He is now over 11 and is in Class 3.
He missed a great deal of school before coming to us. He struggles as a student due to the lack of a solid foundation when young. He is a hard worker and very responsible. Rather quiet, he is always ready to lend a hand. Turn around and he will be there and say "Let me help you with that. ".
He is in love with automobiles, Radio mechanics and hopes we will be able to help him get his School done and mechanics dream. Shafic missed school because he was admitted but surprisingly after being discharged, he was given exams on request and he was the 3rd in class out of 47 students. Early in the year, a wonderful donor came along and assisted him to get his school fees paid, and renew the parts of his uniform that were no longer useable.
He now has a sponsor. He has four years more of primary school then takes his examination. He is hoping to take a degree in mechanics a course in university. One day we believe Shafic will be independent, employed and grateful. Thank you for considering this wonderful opportunity.
We have come a long way together. This year 2013 our primary, secondary and Vocation children are back in school for their third term. This will mark the completion of their third school term. When we asked if you wish to go for further studies (college), guess what the answer was? All of them said yes! That moment was really satisfying and encouraging for us and this has been made possible by you all.
Times are changing. From the point where we were trying to prevent child marriage, women Violence, reduce the number of street children , we now seem to be stepping into a new phase...a phase where the real potential of these girls has just started to bloom. In this report we would like to show you the difference you are making by your contribution. Attached is a link to a short film about one of our school girls Madiina which is just a glimpse of what your contribution does.
Your generosity is making an immediate difference in the lives of the girls at Food for Life at Maama Africa the Voice Uganda. The funds are going toward the education, food, uniform, stationary and the overall development of the girls. You are making a difference!
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