Show them some love this School holy Day!
It’s already May 20 13 and the kids at the MAU) Mama Africa Uganda orphanage have had a great start and end of the 1st term this year. They all did great in their recent progress exams and they’re planning field trips for the next term.
Their success and bright outlook for the future is all down to your generosity. Without you, they would be spending their days worrying about where their next meal would be coming from instead of playing with their gifts or presents! That you send them monthly.
This 2nd term, we hope you’ll keep the kids in mind by making a donation in honor of your Birthday. When you make a donation, your birthday will be given, recognized will receive a beautiful card which makes a lovely, meaningful Birth Day gift.
To buy a gift card for your or your spouse’s Birthday card choose what type of card you’d like to send, and you’ll have an instant Birth day gift that adds a little more love to the world!
Thanks so much for all you’ve already given, and we wish you a very happy Birth Day! this Months of May 2013
Thanks for giving her a Birth day letter a gift!
Dear GlobalGiving Parteners ,Family and friends of Mama Africa We are very pleased and to Thank you first for being with us all this long and believing in us . Every donation counts at Mama Africa and we know how you have sleepless nights and days while working so hard to bless us and put a smile on some one's face at Mama AfricaMay God return in abundance and your treasures are stored adding up on your strong foundation LUKE 12:33-34.It is also our Joy this Quarter to share with you our Joy and updates on how your Donation at Mama Africa has made the once called Hopeless and no future, that now have a future and can smile again now.Thank you thank you for your generosity.this is our Quarterly report from 25th -Dec to Feb 2013. Did you know that your Donation reveals allot and also covers such big gaps in life.Easter Namiiro mention that she had never cut a cake as she did on the mass congratulation's day . Is there any child in your community who has never cut a a cake? can you invite him or her to cut that one in your house? as i have realized that, that too is Huge to some children . In your Busy schedule Please find the attached PDF document with the updates from Mama Africa..
As GlobalGiving employees, my colleague Katherine and I get to talk to a lot of organizations doing great work every day. Every once and a while we’re lucky enough to get a chance to see some of the work that those groups are doing in their communities. Today was one of those lucky days!
We arrived in Kampala yesterday, jetlagged but excited about our upcoming visits with GlobalGiving partners in Uganda. This morning we work up, refreshed after a good night’s sleep, and maneuvered through the city traffic. After 45 minutes we arrived in Kulekaana, which means ‘the shouting place,’ the slum where Mama Africa works. We were greeted enthusiastically by Winnie, the organization’s founder. She was dressed in a beautiful green traditional dress with “Mama Africa” stitched proudly across the front.
Winnie gave us a tour of the Mama Africa facilities. There are several rooms, each which serve a variety of purposes. We saw the main office, which also serves as the store room for the children’s food; the girls’ room, where younger children sleep two to a bed until more space can be purchased; and the tailoring room, which doubles as the boys’ bedroom at night. Throughout our mini-tour, Winnie’s passion and drive to help the children Mama Africa supports was clear.
Winnie shared her story with us: she grew up in the slum where she now works, part of a large family with an illiterate mother and an absent father. She was always driven to complete her education, but when her family couldn’t afford school fees she was forced to drop out. A pastor eventually helped her pay for her education, and she was able to return to school. Even while taking classes, she worked to earn money so that her siblings and other poorer children in the slum could afford to go to school. “When I got a job that earned $25 a month, I thought ‘WOW!’” Winnie said. “You can imagine the meal we had that day. It was big!”
She started informally sponsoring children in 1997, and formally incorporated as a non-profit in 2008. She now supports 63 youth with scholarships, food, medical care, and mental support. Older children receive vocational training, and we met several of the youth who have completed their education and are now employed. She runs an efficient program – spending only about $1,200 a month for all of Mama Africa’s programs. When she doesn’t receive enough through GlobalGiving and other donors, she covers the costs herself. Her next dream for Mama Africa is to buy a building, where the children have enough room to live under one roof and they can build a small school.
Winnie has made her dreams come true through education, passion, and hard work. I’m proud to be a part of a GlobalGiving network that includes donors like you who are helping to make others’ dreams come true too.
Dear Gobal Giving donnors ,Friends and Family of Mama Africa.
Here we are, on the cusp of a New Year! What an exciting time this is: a time of gratitude, warmth, reflection, and hope. Personally speaking, I am so grateful to be here, after several months of bumps on the home front. How are you feeling now, at year's end I pray that you be filled with excitement for your life, anticipation for your future, and appreciation for all your blessings.
Make 2013 a year of hope for families around the world.
These small moments carry the promise of something much bigger: HOPE. And the support of people like you, people who believe that we can make a difference in the world, is what makes these moments possible.
Friend, will you help bring even more hope to families around the world next year? Make your tax-deductible gift.
As we look forward to a new year, I’m more energized than ever about the good we can do, and the impact we can make for people in need. That’s why we’ve set an ambitious goal of raising $100,000, to construct a training centre ,permanent orpharnage Home,Medical centre and a primary school to deliver more safe home,sustainable access to education, more emergency food, and more lifesaving medical care to families around the community next year.
I know we can do it — I’ve seen firsthand what we can accomplish together. Thanks to supporters like you, this year alone:
With your help, we can accomplish even more next year. Make your tax-deductible gift today, and deliver food, water and other help to children and families in the world’s most desperate places.
Friend, thank you for everything you’ve done this year. Together, we can make next year a year of peace, hope and joy for families in need around the world.Mama Africa will continue to use your donation to save and improve lives in the slums & rural toughest places. The gifts you give are examples of what we do. To help deliver the most effective solutions to the greatest number of children,women,, your donation will be combined with other funds and used as it is most needed. The gift descriptions on this website reflect the kinds of support Mama africa provides to the children,people & community we serve.
With our warmest smiles, we send you and your dear ones Peace and Love in this Holiday Season!
Mama Africa Helps Kids like Sanyu Achora Have a Better Tomorrow
Do you remember making forts in your Family living room out of a blanket when you were a kid? An explorer..Who doesn’t recall the carefree joy of believing that you could do or be anything at all?
For many children in Uganda, whole families live and come from very Poor straggling Back grounds -- an existence so terrible that some children bravely leave them in search of a better life. What they find is the street -- a hard reality where thieves, drug addicts, and prostitutes are their mentors. Mama Africa International Organization addresses these challenges and offers, Orphaned, Vulnerable, street children, sexually abused girls the chance to dream of a life where not only basic needs are met - but all things are possible. Thanks to the generosity of people like you, we have successes to share. But there is much more work to be done and we need your help. Let me tell you about Sanyu. We first met Sanyu on the streets of one of the slums were we Operate and I grew up from. We spent a year seeking her out, talking, praying, building a relationship and finally became friends Knowing her details and Back ground of her Deceased Father who died due to HIV/Aids and her Mother who turned to Be a Drunkard after realizing she is Positive and can’t take care of her children. Sanyu ‘s Uncle could not take Sanyu to School for 2 years and he had financially Failed so he tried to give Mama Africa a try as Sanyu had turned to be a rough child in the Slum community ; leave the streets behind. She eventually did. Her stay in the transitional house was typical. She ran away many times -- she swore, fight, lied, and manipulated -- skills that served her well on the Slum streets at a very low age. She couldn’t imagine a life where she didn’t need to do those things.
But Mama Africa never gave up on her. We sought Sanyu every time she ran; talked to her through every struggle; forgave and allowed her the space to try again. Even her time in school, Sanyu struggled to figure out what comes next. Mama Africa helped her find something that lit her fire; she is doing better in school. She is enjoying it, excelling, and her art and craft Knowledge and the Talents to sing and Love other Children. But there was still something missing.
Sanyu mourned the loss of her family. So we helped her realize that dream too. Mama Africa sponsored visits and phone calls, and Peterson‘s family-support. Our efforts paid off! Sanyu reunited with her mother and brothers. She moved in, contributes emotionally to her household and she beamingly reports her happiness.
Mama Africa always believed in Sanyu and finally she did too.
This is an example of the unique care that Mama Africa provides. Our holistic approach provides a nurturing and spiritual home environment with an emphasis on developing critical self-help and life skills.
This is radical and life changing work. And work that depends on support from people likes you. Will you help Mama Africa’s children with a gift today?
Thank you in advance for your support. Your generosity will allow Straggling Vulnerable, Poor, Sexually abused & street children to break the cycle of cruelty and believe in a hopeful tomorrow. We pray that your journey of faith, forgiveness and reconciliation will be as rewarding as Sanyu’s.
Winnie, Sanyu, Silus & Mother Relatives. Happy to See Sanyu & her Mum
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