The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project

The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project is working on behalf of HIV/AIDS orphans in rural Uganda to end systemic deprivation, poverty and hunger through a holistic approach to community development, education, and healthcare.
Nov 6, 2013

YOU Are Changing the Story!

The new secondary school
The new secondary school

Thank YOU for your generous support of the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. Too often the stories that we hear on the news are tragic. Because of YOU, the stories of the AIDS Orphans we serve are full of hope!

Because of YOUR SUPPORT, the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project is building a new secondary school to serve even more AIDS Orphans in Southwest Uganda. You can see the progress for the new school is making great progress after only two months! Thanks to YOU, we are on track to meet our building goals!

This school will provide both seconday education and vocational training! So that every primary student has the opportunity to continue to learn and grow. Education is the key to getting our children out of the cycle of poverty. And YOU continue to make that happen!

Student at the Nyaka Primary School
Student at the Nyaka Primary School

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Oct 10, 2013

Bright Futures for Girls in Uganda!

Dear Nyaka Friends and Family,

Thank YOU for your generous support of the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. Because of YOU, girls in the Nyaka and Kutamba Primary Schools are on their way to bright futures in their communities.

Thank you,

Jackson Kaguri

Executive Director of the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project

“The news channels bombard us with tragic events daily. Car wrecks. Fires. Floods. Famine. Mass shootings. Maybe only one out of 20 stories is uplifting and inspirational. After the mass shooting at the naval yard in Washington, D.C. and the attack at the mall in Kenya, even I began to wonder if there was no goodness left in the world. But only for a moment. For I have witnessed the generosity of thousands, and have seen greatness in the human spirit.” - See more at: http://nyakaproject.blogspot.com/2013/10/bonus-day.html#sthash.zn6bIpwA.dpuf

Jackson Kaguri has been featured on the Huff Post Blog. Here is an excerpt from his article “What You Don’t See on the National News”

"The news channels bombard us with tragic events daily. Car wrecks. Fires. Floods. Famine. Mass shootings. Maybe only one out of 20 stories is uplifting and inspirational. After the mass shooting at the naval yard in Washington, D.C. and the attack at the mall in Kenya, even I began to wonder if there was no goodness left in the world. But only for a moment. For I have witnessed the generosity of thousands, and have seen greatness in the human spirit."

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“The news channels bombard us with tragic events daily. Car wrecks. Fires. Floods. Famine. Mass shootings. Maybe only one out of 20 stories is uplifting and inspirational. After the mass shooting at the naval yard in Washington, D.C. and the attack at the mall in Kenya, even I began to wonder if there was no goodness left in the world. But only for a moment. For I have witnessed the generosity of thousands, and have seen greatness in the human spirit.” - See more at: http://nyakaproject.blogspot.com/2013/10/bonus-day.html#sthash.zn6bIpwA.dpuf

 

“The news channels bombard us with tragic events daily. Car wrecks. Fires. Floods. Famine. Mass shootings. Maybe only one out of 20 stories is uplifting and inspirational. After the mass shooting at the naval yard in Washington, D.C. and the attack at the mall in Kenya, even I began to wonder if there was no goodness left in the world. But only for a moment. For I have witnessed the generosity of thousands, and have seen greatness in the human spirit.” - See more at: http://nyakaproject.blogspot.com/2013/10/bonus-day.html#sthash.zn6bIpwA.dpuf
Students reading in class.
Students reading in class.

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Sep 4, 2013

More for the Grandkids!

Grannies working tirelessly
Grannies working tirelessly

Grannies in Uganda work tirelessly for their grandchildren.

Especially the grandmothers who are raising the students of Nyaka and Kutamba Primary Schools.

And YOU are helping them out.

YOU have made it possible to break ground on Nyaka's own first Secondary and Vocational Training School!

YOU have turned the tide of poverty through your heroic actions. 

A strong education is our greatest collective hope for eliminating extreme poverty and for our students to begin envisioning a life beyond the HIV/AIDS pandemic. 

True to the holistic model you have invested and believed in over the past twelve years, the school will combine both traditional subjects together and special vocational technical subjects like tailoring and up and coming agricultural practices. 

Attatched please find a letter written to you from our Executive Director, Jackson!

The students work so hard!
The students work so hard!
Grannies Attending the Groundbreaking
Grannies Attending the Groundbreaking

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