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Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda

by The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
Victor the Calf
Victor the Calf

Desire Farm staff welcomed a newborn calf named Victor last week. The staff named him Victor to honor the Victors Film created earlier this year. As Victor grows, he will be used to teach the community how to properly care for a calf and other cow essentials. Since creating the Desire Farm, it’s become a beacon of hope for YOUR community. The Desire Farm is so important because it allows children, grandmothers, and local farmers to go there and learn farming techniques. Many grandmothers use the Desire Farm to learn how to grow food for their families and businesses.

Can you imagine going to school hungry because your family can’t afford food? This was an unfortunate situation for many families in your community that resulted in students going to school hungry. Until the Desire Farm! Your farm provides food for more than 600 orphaned and vulnerable children who attend Nyaka Schools.

Thank you for feeding students and educating the community!

Nyaka Student holding chicken on the Desire Farm
Nyaka Student holding chicken on the Desire Farm

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Students opening packs of their school supplies
Students opening packs of their school supplies

Nyaka students are back in class for their final term! You have provided students with the essentials they need to study hard for their final exams coming up in just a couple of months. You are providing students with important school supplies.

Before your generous support, many students were forced to attend school without things we take for granted like pencils and paper. Pencil and paper are necessary to do take notes, do homework, and to remember information. Even more female students were forced to miss school because of a lack of personal hygiene items. Can you imagine missing school because you can’t maintain your personal hygiene? In Uganda, it’s common for female students to miss school due to a lack of something so simple such as feminine products. Without them, many are forced to stay home and miss valuable lessons at school.

Because of you, all of our students were able to open school supplies full of everything they need for the school year including feminine products, notebooks, pens, tissue, and much more. Thank you!

 

 

 

Jackson has a new book 'Victory for my Village' coming out. To learn more about how to get your copy click HERE

 

 

Nyaka's new documentary 'VICTORS'  is coming soon. This powerful documentary highlights EDJA's effort to open everyone's eyes and hearts to the most remote and powerful #metoo movement of our day and the fight against sexual violence in rural Uganda. You can click HERE to find a screening near you. If there is no scheduled screening near you, you can contact Nyaka to schedule a screening in your community. 

 

Click HERE for the official trailer of VICTORS  

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Nicholas (cream suit) at medical School
Nicholas (cream suit) at medical School

You helped Nicholas overcome many obstacles in his life. Nicholas was born in a poor family and lost his mother and father at a young age. After both of his parents died, Nicholas went to live with a relative that treated him very poorly making Nicholas want to end his life. Luckily, Nicholas’ aunt stepped in to take care of him and enrolled him in Nyaka Primary School. After starting at Nyaka, Nicholas’ grades suffered because of the trauma he suffered before living with his aunt. Nicholas’ home life with his aunt soon turned sour. He felt hopeless and like that world was against him. BUT because of you, Nicholas kept hope that things would get better.

Things did get better! The teachers in your amazing schools came alongside Nicholas. They mentored and tutored him so he could do his best. Nicholas’ grades got better and he went on to pursue his dream of being a nurse. He started nursing school in 2016 and finished in two years. Nicholas wanted to be a nurse because his parents died from a lack of access to healthcare. He grew up seeing sick people in his community suffer and he wanted to take care of them.

Nicholas gives you credit for his success. Saying, “Being educated by Nyaka has changed my life. I no longer feel rejected and I am out of danger. If I had not got the Nyaka Scholarship, I guess I wouldn’t be in this world. I am now the happiest man, full of joy and proud of being a medical worker.”

You changed Nicholas’ life. Thank you!

 

 

Jackson has a new book 'Victory for my Village' coming out. To learn more about how to get your copy click HERE

 



Nyaka's new documentary 'VICTORS'  is coming soon. This powerful documentary highlights EDJA's effort to open everyone's eyes and hearts to the most remote and powerful #metoo movement of our day and the fight against sexual violence in rural Uganda. You can click HERE to find a screening near you. If there is no scheduled screening near you, you can contact Nyaka to schedule a screening in your community. 

Click HERE for the official trailer of VICTORS  

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Meet Kirabo! Your support develops her to a leader
Meet Kirabo! Your support develops her to a leader

Starting a new school is a big change, but it’s even more shocking if you never thought you’d still be in school at 15.

 

Before joining Nyaka, Kirabo’s family couldn’t afford to feed their children, let alone send them to school. Even if they had the money, Kirabo was afraid that her family would send her brothers to school before her. In rural Uganda, paying for a son’s school fees is a more important investment than a daughter’s education. Before she turned five, Kirabo had given up on her dream to attend school. She thought she was destined to be a young wife and a young mother.

 

However, because you give Kirabo free education at Nyaka, her dreams have changed. You’ve given her the tools to reach her dream of becoming a lawyer. She is so excited to work towards her education goals this year!

 

Click the link below to watch a video about how your kindness allows Kirabo, as well as two other female students, to unlock their true potential. By enabling these girls to start their school year off with the tools and support need to succeed academically, you are helping them become Uganda’s future leaders.

 

Your gifts not only empower Kirabo, but can continue to impact the many girls yearning for an education in rural Southwest Uganda!

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Meet Kashmire, whose life you help change!
Meet Kashmire, whose life you help change!

Across Africa, 28 million girls won’t finish school. Since 95% of jobs by 2020 will require a formal STEAM* education, girls are often kept from the workforce. With your support, Nyaka is determined to stop our female students from becoming a statistic.

Kashemire, a third year Vocational student, always loved science. Yet, until she discovered Nyaka’s Robotics Club, she wasn’t able to apply her scientific knowledge outside the classroom.

However, your gifts allowed Kashemire to turn her scientific interests into job-friendly skills! After joining the club, she learned skills such as electrical wiring and computer programing.

Because of your compassion, Kashemire can combine her critical thinking abilities with her technical skills to help her community! Kashemire recognized that the understaffed, overcrowded local hospitals couldn’t care for all patients. To combat preventable deaths, the students created a hospital bed that automatically distributes IV medications.

This invention you empowered her to create is clearly beneficial. Last year, Kashemire competed with the club in a national robotics competition. Nyaka WON against other secondary and university schools!

Her success with the robotics club has encouraged her to become a doctor. With the education in tech innovation that you have provided her, she’s confident she’ll be a great doctor!

By investing in Nyaka, you are empowering a generation of women in STEM! If you want to enable more girls like Kashemire to take on the workforce, donate here! 

*STEAM=Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education

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The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project

Location: East Lansing, MI - USA
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Twitter: @NyakaProject
Project Leader:
Twesigye Kaguri
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East Lansing, MI United States
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