Project #898

Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda

by The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project

I am so amazed by YOU!

Because of YOU, 656 children are in school.

YOU are making sure that they are healthy and fed.

YOU are giving hundreds of children a future to dream for. 

Children just like Isameli.

Isameli loves to play net ball with his friends and he really loves going to school. In fact, he loves school so much that he wants to be a teacher when he grows up so he can help other children!

YOU have instilled the love of learning in his heart. And, because of YOU, he will have the opportunity to share his love with generations of students to come! 

Even though it will be many years before Isameli will be able to use the precious gift that YOU have given him to help other children in his community, he already feels the love and support YOU are giving him.

There are still thousands more children just like Isameli who need your help!

We hope you will join us this Wednesday at Noon for 

Global Giving's Bonus Day

All donations over $10 will be matched up to $1,000!

One-time donations will be matched 50%!

All Recurring donations will be matched 100%!

Thank you for the wonderful gift YOU have given Isameli and all of your children in Uganda!

Nyaka Primary School Students
Nyaka Primary School Students


Bruce in his school uniform
Bruce in his school uniform

Meet Bruce! He is 15-years-old and a primary 7 student at Kutamba.

He has 2 siblings and hails from a village called Rugazi.

YOU provide him with opportunity to fulfill all of his dreams. When he grows up he wants to be a Doctor so he can save lives just as YOU have saved his! Bruce is a very hands-on and caring child. After school he loves to take the animals out for grazing and watches over them carefully.

But don’t worry! He has his fun too! In his free time, Bruce loves to play soccer with his friends!

YOU inspire and help to provide for him in every way you can. YOU give him books, meals, clean water, school supplies, an education and so much more! Bruce is most thankful to YOU about providing him with free education. In fact, he plans on earning top grades this year, because he really wants you to be proud of him!

So, meet future Doctor, Bruce! He is going to save lives one day. 

And it is all thanks to YOU!


YOU can help more children just like Bruce!  

Join us for the 2nd Bonus Day of the year

Here are the details:

  • Wednesday, May 7th 
  • 30% matching
  • Donations of a $1,000 or less matched
  • $75,000 available in matching
  • $1,000 bonus award for most individual donors
  • $1,000 bonus award for most money raised
  • Matching begins at 9:00 am (EST) 
  • Matching lasts until funds run out or until 11:59 pm (EST)

Want to stay informed about this event? Like our Facebook Page and attend our Facebook Event!

Picture drawn by Bruce
Picture drawn by Bruce


Tedius in his Kutamba uniform
Tedius in his Kutamba uniform

YOU are changing the lives of children like Tedius.

After his father passed away from HIV/AIDS, his mother could not afford to send Tedius to school. For so many children in Uganda, this is the beginning of a very sad story. Without YOU, Tedius’ story would be just like many of them. He would be tending the herd in the fields or fetching firewood.

But YOU saved Tedius' life.

Because of YOU he is a student at Kutamba Primary School with big dreams of becoming a pilot when he grows up.

YOU have put children like Tedius where they belong…in school.

In Tedius’ words, “Thank you for loving me.”

YOUR children love you and they are so grateful for everything YOU have done for them.

I am amazed by YOU!

YOUR children at Kutamba School
YOUR children at Kutamba School


YOUR primary and secondary school graduates
YOUR primary and secondary school graduates

Look at everything YOU did in 2013!

Join us in congratulating Nyaka’s class of 2013! 78 students graduated from primary or secondary school. Thanks to YOUR hard work and donations this was possible!

YOU began the creation of a the new Nyaka Secondary and Vocational School. This will provide a learning environment for students for generations to come and employment for the local community.

YOU provided healthcare, helping students get the medicines and vaccinations that they need to stay healthy. YOU immunized 36 girls in P.4 and P.5 against HPV. YOU also helped bring a dental camp to the Nyaka schools and villages, where the Doctors attended to over 500 patients.

And on top of all of this, YOU continue to provide full-time education for over 650 students at the primary and secondary level!

YOU are changing lives so they can change their community! Keep up the amazing work. The students and grannies send tons and tons of love.


Want to make your donation go 30% further?

Join us for Global Giving's Bonus Day!

Date: February 12th

Time: 9:00 AM EST (Be sure to donate early. Matching funds go fast!)

Some Details:

  • Matching is applied at 30% up to $1,000 per donor per project 
  • Only donations made by unique donors per project will be matched
  • Only online donations (credit card or PayPal) are eligible for matching

You can get reminders about this event and stay informed by attending our event page on Facebook!

Here's the link:

We hope you can join us!

YOUR secondary school building in progress
YOUR secondary school building in progress
Dental volunteer providing care
Dental volunteer providing care


Blue Lupin Library
Blue Lupin Library

YOUR $10 will provide school supplies for a student entering secondary school. And with this doubling, it will provide two students with supplies! Over the course of a year YOU will have provided twenty-four secondary school students! Imagine that!

Hear ye! Hear ye!
This is important for all to see!
From now ‘till years end,
Exists this awesome trend:
Make a recurring donation, and magically, before your eyes,
Watch it double! By an anonymous donor so nice. 
Your $10 a month will become twenty!
And you’ll be providing plenty!

Recently YOU built an amazing resource: The Blue Lupin Library! Look at how much the students are enjoying and how much they are learning from YOUR creation!

You may never meet the students and grannies whom you've supported and loved from a far, but please know they love you and are grateful for you!

So, give a little and have double the impact! And see how many lives YOU change then!

Studying hard!
Studying hard!
Computer education!
Computer education!

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Organization Information

The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project

Location: East Lansing, MI - USA
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Twesigye Kaguri
Founder/ Director
East Lansing, MI United States
$256,410 raised of $275,000 goal
3,143 donations
$18,590 to go
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