At Children of Uganda, we understand that when you give, you connect. Here, we'll post the news that shows how we build connections for the long-term. We're delighted you're part of our family. Check out the latest stories and notes below.
“I learned at a very young age that when we reach out to those in need, the domino effect is a positive one and those black and white disks create a beautiful design. I believe that God brought the right people together on life’s stage to create this story of love and outreach that has many more chapters to be written. “
On May 12th, 2006 my friend Herb Levin and I went to a wonderful Philadelphia venue called The Annenberg Center to see a Tour of Light performance. During intermission, we went into the lobby and saw books containing photos and histories of Ugandan children in need of sponsors. We decided it would be a blessing for us and the child to take on this responsibility, so we began looking.… READ MORE
“Some people deserve to be called heroes and I believe you’re my hero now. Thank you so much for the opportunity you have given me to make my childhood dream come true.”
— From Elvis to his new university sponsors
Elvis and Baron joined COU’s program in 2003 not long after the passing of their father and their mother’s disappearance. They were only 6 years old.
Their mother abandoned them in the care of a distant uncle. He was only a teen himself and unemployed — unable to provide adequate food, shelter and care for the small boys. Living in a child-headed family, the situation became desperate until Elvis and Baron were taken under the wing of COU’s program.… READ MORE
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