Jun 14, 2019

My Name is Teddy

Meet Teddy.

"I am the middle child and I have an older and a younger brother. My mother is a widow and cares for our family herself. I am in secondary school and attend St. Kizito. I like the school very much because they have all the equipment and books needed to study well. They are morally upright. I am Acholi, but I have many friends at school from different backgrounds and tribes. I am committed to my studies and hope to complete well. I have hope of becoming an accountant."

For just $25 a month, you can sponsor Teddy's tuition and give a young scholar a chance for a brighter future.

Mar 12, 2019

"My Favorite Color Is Pink"

Albert
Albert

Meet Albert.

I am 7 years old.  My mother left me with my grandmother.  She is old, but she tries her best to care for me.  I like playing football (American soccer) with my friends.  My favorite food is beans and rice.  And pink is my favorite color.

For just $25 a month, you can sponsor Albert's tuition at Creamland Primary School.

For 12 years, with your help, we have been giving the gift of education to children in Uganda's Acholi Quarter. Many of our "children" aren't exactly kids anymore and are choosing to switch to vocational training programs which give them skills and greater opportunities for their futures.
We are proud to have students pursuing auto mechanics, catering, tailoring, painting & design, and travel & tourism.
We dream about a better tomorrow, and with your help, we're making dreams come true.
Mar 12, 2019

"I put my future in the hands of God."

Harriet
Harriet

Meet Harriet.

Harriet was born in Northern Uganda, but the family fled to the Acholi Quarter when she was just two years old.  She attended school through primary 6, but then her mother could no longer afford the school fees.  With few opportunities, Harriet married young and has four children.  Her husband has since left and abandoned the family.  Like her mother, Harriet now must try to provide for her young children.

Industrious and entrepreneurial, Harriet finds many ways to earn money.  She sells mangos in the city center.  She also has an ingenious business making a prepared dish consisting of the head of a cow, boiled and cooked with tomatoes and onions, a favorite among those who are drinking.

She passes by nearby bars in the evening and finds ready customers.  Harriet is also a prolific and talented maker of recycled paper bead jewelry.  With a loan, she will have more money to invest in the capital needed to expand each of her existing businesses.

Although Harriet finds creative ways to support her family, she hopes to return to the North.  She dreams of setting up a small shop selling vegetables, that she will grow herself.  To augment her income, she can make clothes.  Her mother is a tailor, and although Harriet did not study formally, her mother taught her well.

Her children have their own dreams too.  One wants to become a doctor, another a teacher, the third a hairdresser.  Her youngest daughter states simply that she “wants to find a rich man.”  Harriet earnestly wants her children to succeed.  “My children should study very hard so their future is better.  I put it in the hands of God.  I want them to have a better life.”

A donation of just $25 gives a woman the power to build her own future.

 
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