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Charity

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...


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...



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...



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...


Fundraiser | Lend a Hand Uganda – USA | A Night at the Nile”, this January 27th, 2015

NEW YORK, NY – Lend a Hand Uganda-USA, the national charitable organization committed to facilitating, empowering sustainable change for orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda, has announced their inaugural fundraisi...



Kristina Hughes | Introducing Project Loo | Do You Want To Become a Change Agent?

Dear Editor, I am an avid reader of Ugandan Diaspora News, and believe that we have to encourage each other away from home.  We also have to try and make a difference to the place that molded us and formed part of our roots, t...



American samaritan comes to aid of Koome island, Hospital Built for the Remote Myende Landing in Uganda

Residents of the remote Miyende landing site on Koome island are a forgotten people. Koome is made up of 16 smaller islands and is located in Lake Victoria. The dirt roads which are impassable snake through thick forests and th...


Ngamba Island’s Conservation Partnership Month ~ Raise a voice for Environment and Chimpanzee Conservation

Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust ~ In order to increase partnerships and raise a voice for environment and chimpanzee conservation to the public in Uganda, we are organising a “Conservation Partnersh...



South Sudan’s child soldiers ~ A step backwards

IRINEWS, AFRICA, By Kenneth Odiwuor ~ NAIROBI, 25 August 2014 (IRIN) – The government of South Sudan signed an Action Plan with the UN in 2012 to end the use of child soldiers but there is evidence the ongoing conflict is...


A Random Email – An invitation to Teach and Tour in Uganda That Changed Dr. Joanne Clemente’s Life

A Random Email — Almost 5 years ago, a random email came across Dr. Joanne Clemente’s desk and it started her on a humanitarian journey that has continued into the present. It was an invitation to Teach and Tour in Uga...



UT San Diego – MAKING A DIFFERENCE – Uganda called, she answered

During her first humanitarian trip to Africa in 2005, Vivian Glyck met a man who told her about a small Ugandan clinic that was fighting for the lives of its people and losing ground every day. It was a desperate story from a l...



Denis Okema ~ A Ugandan refugee finds his family

By Sue Ann Rybak, Chestnut Hill Local, Philadelphia, PA, USA ~ It’s easy get lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday. Recently, a story about one man and his struggle to survive, his unbreakable spirit of hope and an im...


Bakali Mukasa Founder Face of Hope International and a PhD Student At Walden University Wins Scholars of Change Award

Meet an inspirational social activist, Bakali Mukasa the Founder and President of Face of Hope International USA, winner of the Prestigious 2013 Scholars of Change Award, and a PhD. Student of Health Services – Public Health ...



One by One Nyaka fundraiser, Thank You ~ By Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

By Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, http://www.nyakaschool.org | Your presence at the One by One Nyaka fundraiser at Ronny and Janis Simon’s home made such a remarkable impact on our students’ and grannies’ lives ~ thank you! ...



Announcing The Mobile Van Clinic Initiative – A Collaboration of Ggwanga Mujje Boston and the Baganda in the Diaspora.

Dear Fellow Community Members, Greetings from the City of Boston, home of the Boston Red Sox. Sports aside, this letter is about a more serious matter that affects each and every one of us in many ways. There is no Ugandan I kn...


Seattle | JASIRI 2013 Gala Raises $342,000 Dollars Towards the Vision of a Malaria Free Uganda

Dear friends of Pilgrim Africa, Together with Rotarian Malaria Partners, we wish to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to Dr. Alan Magill of the Gates Foundation; the Hon. John Robert Ekongot of Katakwi; and the 440 gue...



A Trip to Uganda with the NFL’s Mathias Kiwanuka – Filmed By Casey Neistat

Mathias Kiwanuka’s recent trip to Uganda with filmmaker Casey Neistat – I traveled to Uganda with Mathias Kiwanuka, defensive end for the NY Giants and all around great guy. His family has deep roots in Uganda and he st...


Donate | The PanAfrican Acupuncture Project – Kisoro District Hospital, Dec 2013

Kisoro District Hospital, July 2013 After arriving in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, we began the long 12-hour drive to Kisoro. This took us through many towns, past Lake Mburo National Park, through Mbarara town, and finally ...



World Pulse | Ruth Bahika – Providing a New Home For Girls In Uganda

US-born Ugandan Ruth Bahika packed over 20 years of life in the USA in boxes and moved back home to Kabale, Uganda permanently. Her goal was to provide ‘a new home for girls’. There were several details to attend to...



Face of Hope International USA Holds A Global Day of Service Fundraiser Walk For Ugandan Children In Medford, MA.

On Saturday 5th October 2013 a US based charity with roots in Uganda – Face of Hope International held its first ever Global Day of Service Fundraiser Walk at the Medford Square in Massachusetts sponsored by Walden Univer...


Clinton Foundation News | President Clinton And Chelsea To Visit Projects In Africa, July 31st – August 8th

On July 31- August 8, President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will travel to Africa to visit Clinton Foundation projects in Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Rwanda, and South Africa. This trip, and the projects...






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