Project #13246

Send Children to School in Uganda

by Tributaries International
Jul 24, 2013

News from the TOUCH Program in Uganda


Children Excel at Sports Tournament

The students at TOUCH recently rocked a division-wide sports tournament. Boys won eleven medals in soccer, and girls won the trophy for net ball! We had the youngest coaches for the tournament – our very own Julius, Paul, Umaru and Peter -  Kevin was the top scorer, and  Innocent was youngest player of the tournament. The best goal keeper of the tournament, Tumwa, allowed only one goal! Ivan got MVP. You can see more pictures and leave your congratulations and encouragement in the comments on our blog to cheer the kids on!

Report from Malik

Malik is a new volunteer who grew up in this community. He wrote these observations after his first week. 

It is so amazing how children think about certain issues and things that go about their lives. Innocent as they look, no one seems to comprehend what lingers in their minds. Children are a sensitive group of people that look at everything very closely and once not given any attention, they will conceal whatsoever thing is burning inside of them.

Many of the children out there have made wrong and regrettable decisions just because no one opened their ear to hear them out, some have shut themselves in thus they don’t want to share neither joy nor pain because they are afraid, they don’t know who to trust with their joys and hurts.

It is important for us parents to be actively involved in their normal routine or life, spare time just to listen to them; listen to the challenges they are facing at school and amongst their peers, answer all questions that have got them puzzled. These little details count much in the eyes of our children.

If we don’t spend time with our children, how then shall we know that which makes them happy or cry, their dreams or what they want to pursue in future, and all those brilliant thoughts that linger in their mind?

We thank God for your support, which provides the meals, school fees, and supplies that help children succeed. We are also thankful for Malik and all of our volunteers and staff who pour so much love into the lives of the children! 

As Doreen (age 14) says, "Me and you, we can make a difference." 

Thank you so much - we love you!

Find us on Facebook

Visit Our Web Site

Team ready for the Soccer with Julius &5.JPG
Team ready for the Soccer with Julius &5.JPG

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Tributaries International

Location: Hayes, Virginia - USA
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Kay Helm
Gloucester, Virginia United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Tributaries International that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.