Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home

by Outreach Uganda
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home
Help 120 Uganda women move from the slum to a home

Project Report | Apr 30, 2014
Mission Accomplished! We've Got Land.

By Carol Davis | Outreach Uganda President

Carol & Jinja beaders hand hoeing new land Feb2014
Carol & Jinja beaders hand hoeing new land Feb2014

Your donations and the additional donations of others outside of globalgiving during 2013 and early 2014 helped us achieve a significant milestone in our ambitious undertaking to move our 70 Ugandan women and their entire households out of the slums forever.This includes not only our women beaders, but often adult children (usually their daughters), children and grandchildren. We made the final payment on the land needed for our Jinja Home Ownership project in February!  This was a lot like eating an elephant one bite at a time, but we thank each and every donor for their contribution that made this project happen.

Our women beaders are thrilled as we begin to move forward on the next phase of this project which is the actual home building phase.  We are happy to report that during March and April we have engaged in detailed planning and development activities while the women have been hard at work saving their money for the down payment that will be needed for each individual home. In addition, they personally cleared brush from the land (photo 1), and then had the land plowed, and planted maize (see photo 3) so that they generate some income from the land until construction begins later this year.

Because our goal of acquiring the land has been accomplished, we are going to deactivate this project.  But we hope you will follow our progress in the next Home Building phase which has its own new globalgiving project #16812. Please let friends and family know too in case they might want to help in this last phase and see our Ugandan women move into their very own home! 

Thank you for your willingness to be brave and be involved in this project at its very earliest stage which has now created a solid foundation for the final stage of building homes.

New Land - Gathering jack fruits from trees in Feb
New Land - Gathering jack fruits from trees in Feb
April - Land is cleared, planted w/maize
April - Land is cleared, planted w/maize

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Jan 2, 2014
Phase II of Land Purchase - We're Almost There!

By Carol Davis | Founder and Pesident, Outreach Uganda

Oct 8, 2013
Phase I of Land Acquisition Completed

By Carol Davis | President, Outreach Uganda

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Outreach Uganda

Location: Highlands Ranch, CO - USA
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Twitter: @outreachuganda
Project Leader:
Michele Becci
Women's Development Initiatives
Highlands Ranch , CO United States

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

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