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Marketing assistant

We have a new internship for a Marketing Assistant to support our Microfinance program; to apply, or for more information, please see our current vacancies

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    YOFAFO Stars Shine in National Exams

    AS students around the world drag home squashed sandwiches and roll their eyes at being nagged to do their homework, Mayiku Hamuzah turns on a kerosene lantern and squints at the pages of his books.Straight away, you know, this is no ordinary teenager.

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  • Just two of the children who will benefit from your donations to our Global Giving campaign.

    The support from former volunteers, supporters, friends, and friends of friends during our Global Giving campaign in September was overwhelming and we are incredibly grateful. This project was about more than just building a classroom block. It was about

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    Global Giving targets reached!

    We have now exceeded our minimum targets of $4000 from 50 donors for our Global Giving Campaign, and have earned a permanent spot with this major fundraising gateway. This means we will be able to post new projects, and accept online donations for them.

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    Sponsor a child

    We support many children who would otherwise not receive an education. If you would like to sponsor a child, and change both their life and yours, please visit our sponsorship page for more information.

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    Global Giving Campaign

    The Global Giving Campaign has begun! We now have 30 days to raise $5000 from at least 50 donors. Please support us! If we reach our donors and monetary targets by September 30, we will graduate to full recognition by Global Giving, and be able to launch

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    New clinic project December 2012

    GVN are organizing another 'Uganda Tour' to support the Yofafo project in December. Volunteers participating in the Global Volunteer's Uganda Tour will help to build a health clinic at the Hope for Africa Children's Village, one of our school projects

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    New web site launch

    We are preparing to launch our new web site. We have been working for a while on this. All feedback welcome to We have a few new features we are excited about.

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    Seeking a marketing/fundraising officer

    We are currently opening expressions of interest for dedicated and innovative individuals to take our Micro-finance Project to the next level. See our current vacancies page (volunteering menu) for more information.

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    Students get new football jerseys

    Thank you Sussex Soccer Association! they very generously gave our Kitoola students new football jerseys. The smiles and the sign say it all.

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    Education and Training Program

    This program provides direct sponsorship to Orphaned and Needy Children by giving them School Fees and Scholarstic materials, School Uniforms and Medical Care, as well as a good atmosphere for mentoring them to become responsible citizens that will impact

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New heifers arrived!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our heifer project. Thanks to your wonderful generosity, two women are now small business owners, each with a fine heifer and a newly erected animal shelter. Thanks again to Global Giving for assisting with our project.

We have now closed this project and are in planning for our next Global Giving campaign. Stay tuned!

Ammado: payment gateway

We are excited that we can now also offer a way to make once-off contributions through our new donations partner, Ammado. this is the preferred way to send contributions that are not related to a specific project. Check them out!

Support us financially

If you would like to make a donation to any of our programs, there are a number of ways to do this:

  • Direct Bank Transfer
  • Global Giving Site
  • Ammado Site
  • Click here for our donations page

    Skype a volunteer (new!)

    Simply let us know using the 'Contact Us' form and we will arrange for you to talk live with one of our past volunteers about their experience.

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