A new school term begins with many new applicants

The first term of 2012 starts on the coming Monday, the 30th of January. We have interviewed close to one hundred children and adults and still have to further investigate 30 families to determine the extent of their situations. After that process, we need to meet and make a decision concerning who we can assist […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Hello friends and family, This is just one of many families who had a full Christmas dinner because of so many caring people who have sent funds to assist the program. This family consists of a grandmother and her 23 orphaned grandchildren. They all lost their parents to AIDS. The grandmother had 13 children herself […]

YES Uganda Program Videos

We would like to thank Rinna Lamalo and Monique Martin-Parent from Mount Royal University’s School of Nursing for putting together these videos for YES Uganda. We hope you enjoy them and share them with others to spread the word about the important work YES Uganda is doing. This video highlights the program as told by […]

Rose’s Story

We want to try and highlight some of the stories of children and youth that are part of YES Uganda. This month’s profile story is about Rose Kyakyo. Rose is 15 years old and desperately wants to do something with her life. She has a 14 year old sister still in primary school while she […]

New photos from recent adoptions

Carol wanted to share this photo of Bagum with his new siblings! As well, these are photos of Dorcas making the transition from the hot climate of Uganda into some cooler temperatures and even snow!   Carol says “these kids now have a chance for an unimagined life after coming from the severe poverty of […]

My experience with YES Uganda

Hello friends of YES Uganda. My name is Andrea Bridge and I wanted to share a bit about my experiences in Uganda and working with the YES programs. I am a paediatric nurse, and have been also doing some global health research as part of my role in an academic institution in Canada. I have […]

Wonderful updates on recent adoptions!

Dear friends, It is with great joy that we announce the adoption of two children from Fort Portal into loving homes in the USA. Dorcas Linda was recently adopted by a family – see their blog for their story and photos here: http://brittonadoptionjourney.blogspot.com As well, Baguma – a baby that Carol rescued and took to the Toro Babies […]