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Charity

Pennsylvania missionaries plan to return to Uganda a year after terrorist attack

SELINSGROVE — At the urging of a Messiah College student, three of the Selinsgrove-area residents injured in the July terrorist attack in Uganda will return to that African country next month. “I kept encouraging them ...


DENVER: University of Colorado Graduate finds purpose in Uganda

BOULDER – Walking back on the University of Colorado campus after being gone for three years was a culture shock that 23-year-old Andrea Pauline did not anticipate. The sight of Ray-Ban sunglasses and skinny jeans actuall...



Denver hospital repairs heart of Ugandan child

By Colleen O’Connor | Denver Post | After spending three weeks in Denver, 20-month-old Deborah Kisakye is returning to her home in Uganda with the gift of new life. “It’s a miracle,” her mother, Mariam ...



Rock Stars Lend Their Sound To Ugandan Women Of The Voice Project

By DAN MACSAI | Gulu | A network of rock stars fuels the Voice Project and benefits the women of Uganda. Can viral videos help save war-torn Africa? That’s the question driving the Voice Project, a New York-based not-for-...


Dr. Kristen DeStigter, a Local radiologist brings ultrasound to Uganda

Burlington, Vermont | WCAX News | A Vermont doctor is making a difference half a world away. Worldwide a woman dies every minute from complications associated with pregnancy and labor. Dr. Kristen DeStigter is a radiologist at ...



Invisible Children take message to Vernon students

VERNON – Roadies from the Invisible Children Organization hosted two assemblies at Vernon Township High School as part of their mission to heighten awareness of the tragedy of the children kidnapped in Uganda, and now the...



Ugandan girl’s joy – New bicycle from Hailsham charity

A TEENAGE GIRL from Uganda ‘shrieked with joy’ when she was given a new bike by a Hailsham charity. Tabitha Namataka aged 16, from Kabubbu in Uganda, was given the bicycle by The Quicken Trust with Southern Water. “It wil...


The Global Orphan Project Presents The Tour d’Uganda (TdU) Cycling Event

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Christian Newswire | The Global Orphan Project (GO Project) announces the Tour d’Uganda, 2012! Next January 7th through the 17th, twenty-one riders will bike more than 250 miles across the beautiful cou...



Edinburgh | Watoto | Ugandan orphans to perform in city

By LAURA CUMMINGS | Scotland | A GROUP of orphans from Uganda are set to perform a concert in the Capital after being sponsored for the trip by a new city church. More than 30 members of the Watoto Children’s Choir –...


PROS FOR AFRICA | Mission to Uganda and Rwanda

PROS FOR AFRICA (“PFA“) is an international, non-profit relief organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Through invaluable partnerships with professional athletes, business professionals and other organization...



Wayland man dedicates himself to Uganda’s future – one schoolhouse at a time

By Herb Woerpel | MLIVE | If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead, and a place to sleep, you are richer than 75 percent of this world. Living in Uganda, Ryan Kaminski experiences this reality...



Shea butter could be lifeline for Ugandan women

By Emily Wither | CNN | In northern Uganda, Sarah Omollo, like hundreds of other women, rises early each day to collect shea nuts. Omollo, who is now in her thirties, has been gathering the nuts since she was a young child, cru...


School hosts Invisible Children film screening with Ugandan speaker

PLAINSBORO — On April 11, Invisible Children, a media-based nonprofit dedicated to ending Africa’s longest-running war, will be screening “Tony” at West Windsor Plainsboro High School. Invisible Children exists to raise...



Spring break in Uganda: Memphis youth embark on mission to help refugees

By Richard K. Thomas, Special to My Life | Uganda, in East Africa, is a long way from inner-city Memphis, but this is where two Memphis City School students spent their spring break. On March 12 a mission team co-sponsored by A...



Uganda’s Child Soldier No More goes to Waiheke, New Zealand

By David Farrier | Waiheke Island resident Emily McDonald has been helping out in Uganda for years. At only 26 she’s already been there three times to help build houses and schools, and organised the rest of the island to he...


Charity ~ Jack Sauls is on a mission — to Uganda

By Steve Cahalan | Lacrosse Tribune | By day, Jack Sauls is an engineering manager for compressor design at Trane’s La Crosse manufacturing facilities. By night, the 62-year-old La Crosse man and several other area reside...



Helping To Build Uganda’s Future, One School At A Time

As an intern with the United Nations in the summer of 2004, George Srour was shocked to see primary school children in Uganda eager to learn, but attending classes under trees, or miles away from home. Back in the U.S., and one...


Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda returns to Glencoe Union Church

The Watoto Children’s Choir from Kampala, Uganda, will be singing and dancing at 7 p.m. March 8 at the Glencoe Union Church sanctuary, 263 Park Ave. in Glencoe. Following a year of traveling and performing throughout the ...



Pittsburgh | Harrison City church aid team traveling to Uganda

By Norwin Star | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | A team of 10 members from Community Church in Harrison City will travel to Uganda for a mission trip Feb. 24 to March 26. They will be traveling with a total of 33 mission workers fr...



Cedar Springs science teacher creates nonprofit to ease strife in Uganda

By Ron Cammel | The Grand Rapids Press ~ CEDAR SPRINGS | A Cedar Springs High School science teacher working in a modern lab spent time the past two summers interacting with children attending school in small rooms with crumbli...


Pen pal takes Pennridge alum on journey in support of African arts

By Erin DuBois ~ Associate Editor | Montgomery Media | The letter that changed Michael Kirkpatrick’s life came from out of the blue on an ordinary day. It had been airmailed from Malawi, even though Kirkpatrick did not know a...






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