Uganda

New Homes for Families

This past year, you helped make a tangible impact on the lives of two families in both Uganda and Kenya. These families were blessed with new and improved homes to call their own, helping each family improve their living conditions and provide for themselves on the land. Kato’s family has

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Empower a Child Camp

First-Ever Empower Camp “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us

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Graduation 2018

Empower a Child’s women empowerment program launched in 2014 in order to equip the women and mothers in the community with modern skills to help them be part of the change in transforming their community from poverty to possibility. Since the average family in Uganda has approximately eight children, the sponsorship program

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Empowering Women and Communities

It’s spring in the United States and our stateside arm of Women’s Empowerment is ready for our second busiest season! As the trees blossom and the days extend, open air markets and craft shows reflect the excitement of spring and the new merchandise from our Ugandan team. With successful sales and an

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Rejoicing in Hope

Imagine being at a spot where you feel completely hopeless. You were the 3rd born out of 10 children and were fortunate enough to make it to your second year of high school. You studied well and were excelling in all your classes, until one day, your family pulled you out

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Spark of Education

Victor Hugo, a French poet, once said, “To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” For many years, there has been a significant deficit in reading skills of village children in Zirobwe, Uganda. This is partly due to the lack of teacher

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Big Growth

Sylvia has eight children and both she and her husband are peasant farmers. In the village of Zirobwe, her situation means that despite how hard Sylvia and her husband work in their garden, there is never enough to feed her family and sell for income. Sylvia has been a part

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Bring a Bull

There is hardly anyone selling milk in the village of Zirobwe. Milk production and sales are low within the community because their breed of cow only produces a limited amount of milk. This supply is only enough for the family’s basic needs with no surplus that can be sold for

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Vaccine Fridge

New Addition: Empower Clinic gets a vaccine fridge! Approximately one year ago, Empower Community Health Centre officially opened its doors.  With all the medical equipment and furniture, donated by you, we began seeing patients on a daily basis, with a full-time nurse and a doctor who comes from Kampala, two days

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Beads that Empower

Early this year, Sylvia Nakazibwe was among 84 women who attended an interest meeting for a new women empowerment program Empower a Child was launching in the village of Zirobwe. This program aimed to economically empower women with life skills so that they can help support their families. After 6

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