October Update in Uganda

Following the rapid progress on the building front the project remains on target for completion before Christmas this year. Adrian spoke to the Sisters about requirements for the orphanage once the building is completed , it was agreed that the Trust would make additional funds available for the fixtures and fittings such as Curtains, Beds, Bed linen, mosquito nets, new clothes for the children ,new shoes for the children ,a new TV and satellite dish, a new computer to facilitate communication and to provide a learning experience for the children.

Other requirements will be addressed on an ad hoc basis as the project nears completion.

We would like to repeat our thanks to Mr Kalanda and his team at Kwewayo Contractors for the rapid and efficient progress they continue to make.

Kyasira Home of Hope

Kyasira Home of Hope

Kyasira Home of Hope is a Ugandan orphanage located off the Entebbe Road between Kampala and Entebbe. It caters for destitute street children with about 45 living there at present. All welfare, and most health and education in Uganda is provided by religious and faith groups on a charitable basis. Kyasira Home of Hope is run by 4 Religious Sisters from the Order of the Good Samaritan, whose mission is to care for the most needy. They refer to the children as their ‘sons’ and ‘daughters’ and provide a loving environment for them.

You can read all about the project here –  http://www.abctrust.co.uk/projects/uganda

A Busy Year At the ABCtrust

The ABCtrust has been very busy this year continuing to support our first project in Uganda, the Kyasira Home of Hope orphanage.

Since the opening in February 2013, Adrian returned to Africa to ensure that orphanage has the continued support and infrastructure in place to protect and educate the children.

A new external kitchen was built to assist with the growing number of children attending the orphanage.

We hope that Kyasira Home of Hope will become almost self sufficient. Funds were made available to purchase livestock such as chicken and cows.

New sheds were built to contain the animals. The children and Sisters are rapidly becoming excellent farmers!

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As well as the cow shed, the chickens were given a new home.

We are all extremely proud of the Sisters and especially the children who are happy, healthy, and being taught new skills both in the school and outside of the orphanage.

Finally, a quick hello from the children…

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