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 […]
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 […]
Almost all of the children that come to the YES Uganda program typically only eat one meal a day. This leaves them not only hungry and tired while trying to learn at school, but stunted in growth and very weak nutritionally. They are more prone to sickness, especially malaria which is rampant at this time. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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