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Charity Events | Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi Hold Successful Fundraisers In Bellevue, Washington State

Two of the real life characters portrayed in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe,” are in Bellevue this week from Uganda.   Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi — attended a lunch fundraiser at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue ...


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Flashback | IFAD Lecture | Winnie Byanyima Discusses “The Future of Aid”

Flashback — How relevant is aid? How much impact can it have? Is aid key to the success of the world’s new Sustainable Development Goals? Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, addresses these q...



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The Ganda Boys | The Inspiring Story of Musical Group Whose Foundation is Making a Difference!

Q1. Are the Ganda Boys and the Ganda Foundation the same institution? What are the major activities of the Foundation and what are the activities of the Ganda Boys? Q1a: The Ganda Boys and their charitable organisation, the Gan...



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Animation | The Adventures of Nkoza & Nankya, Help Vote for us to Win a Mocap Suit

Please help VOTE for the Adventures of Nkoza and Nankya TV Series to Win a Perception Neuron Motion Capture Suit and $5000 Dollars, this will go a long way to help us complete the promotional episode and create even more storie...


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Charity | Lady Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of Kenya and Mrs. Cindy McCain raise awareness of global healthcare Needs

The First of Kenya Lady Margaret Kenyatta was in Arizona last week to participate in the loading of critical life-saving medical supplies destined for Chemolingot Hospital in Baringo County, Kenya. The luncheon attended by the ...



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Charity | Send a chicken to an African Woman – Let Them Help Themselves Out of Poverty By Ida Horner

It is the first intervention of the UK registered charity, Let Them Help Themselves Out of Poverty, aka LTHT. In August 2015, LTHT set up to establish the type of interventions that can improve the livelihoods of women in South...



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Charity | Lend A Hand Uganda USA (LAHU-USA) – Annual Gala Wednesday March 9th Hudson Terrace, New York City

Summary — Lend A Hand Uganda USA (LAHU-USA) announces its annual Spring Gala will take place March 9 at the Hudson Terrace in New York City. Celebrity performance and guest appearances will include Ugandan Hip-Hop artist...


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Charity | Serena Hotel Uganda Gives Back – Mwana Mugimu Malnutrition Unit Gets a Boost – Mulago Hospital.

Uganda Demographic Health Survey 2011 estimated that 2.4 million children (about 33 per cent) aged below five years, are stunted and about 110,220 children have died in the last five years due to malnutrition. This was again re...



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Jonathan’s Story | A Three-year-old Boy Travels from Uganda to Remove Giant Tumor at the University of Michigan

The grapefruit-sized tumor draped around Jonathan Ssekawunde’s neck didn’t keep the rambunctious 3-year-old from hopping on tractors for pretend “rides,” darting through a barn and giggling while feeding goats and llama...


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London School of Economics | Africa is rising – but for whom? Winnie Byanyima captivates a full house at LSE

London School of Economics — Times are changing, and so too must charities. After 75 years in Oxford, Oxfam International will soon be relocating its headquarters to Nairobi, the charity’s executive director Winnie Byan...



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The Guardian | Akon – ‘I don’t think charities in Africa work’

As night falls across Africa bustling cities light up and neighbourhoods begin to buzz, fed by traffic from well-lit roads. In the countryside, meanwhile, villages are plunged into darkness, shutting down the night-time economi...



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Jackson Kaguri | Global Citizen Award Goes to Uganda – Nyaka Aids Project Bags USD $100,000

Jackson Kaguri wins Waislitz Global Citizen Award – $100,000 to put towards Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. During the 2015 Global Citizen Festival, Jackson Kaguri, Founder and Executive Director of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Proje...


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Global Citizen | Twesigye Kaguri is a Waislitz Award finalist for empowering HIV/AIDS orphans in Uganda

Twesigye Kaguri is a Waislitz Award finalist for empowering HIV/AIDS orphans in Uganda. The Waislitz Award is given to an individual that demonstrates merit in Global Citizenship, Impact, Innovation, and Potential. Check out l...



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Hollywood Gives Back | Red Nose Day – Jack Black and Felix In Uganda (Episode Highlight)

Jack Black recently traveled to Uganda to meet with underprivileged kids as part of the Red Nose Day campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness and money for impoverished children and young adults. In the clip below, Jack m...



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Charity | The Pan African Acupuncture Project Brings Hope to Uganda.

On 30 March 2003, three licensed acupuncturists from the United States began an intensive, two-week acupuncture training program in Kampala, Uganda. The trainings were conducted at the KISWA Health Centre, a clinic that focuses...


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April 11th 2015 | Women of Purpose International (WOPI) Breakfast Meet – 161 North St, Newton MA 02460

Women of Purpose International (WOPI) is thrilled to extend this invite to all friends, well wishers, and supporters to please join us for the WOPI Breakfast on Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. The event will...



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Dont Miss | Cooper & I am G-Way The Easter Concert Series 5th April, Kampala Serena Hotel.

The G Way are among the few Gospel Groups that have survived the test of time and have continually delivered great music for their ever-growing fans. Their Big God single and many others have been major hits in Kampala and Ugan...


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CBN News | Ugandan Orphans Sing Their Way to New Life

NORFOLK, Va. — The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda has a mission to help the estimated 50 million orphans across Africa. Members of the choir believe that singing is just part of their purpose. CBN News caught u...



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Charity | Captain Frank Musisi – Local soldier fights HIV/AIDS battle in Uganda

NEW ORLEANS —Ten years ago, Army Reserve Capt. Frank Musisi went home to Uganda, to the village where he grew up. He was still at the beginning of a career that began when he came to America to go to school. What he saw on hi...



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From Homeless Orphan in Uganda to Forbes 30 under 30: The story of Chris Ategeka and Rides For Lives

Ugandan Diaspora Inspiration, Ugandans making a Difference ~ By Barbara Quick | Yahoo Small Business ~ Meeting Christopher Ategeka in the high-rise business incubator where his three start-ups are headquartered in San Francisco...


The James Ashton Interview: The executive director of Oxfam International, was in Davos last week campaigning to close the huge gap between the world’s haves and have-nots

Winnie Byanyima interview | ‘We don’t think charity is the way to resolve global inequality’ says Oxfam International boss

When Winnie Byanyima arrived in Britain, a frightened 17 year-old fleeing Idi Amin’s brutal regime, she was immediately arrested. The $300 pressed into her hand by her mother as they parted ways in Kenya – after crossing th...






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