School for Orphans in Gulu–the Beginnings

FAMILY CARE UGANDA School for Orphans in Gulu–the Beginnings Robin Yamaguchi 31 January 2011 Opira Michael, the headmaster, has been doing a wonderful job in organizing and helping the teachers and 160 orphans for the last 2 years in Gulu. Here he is pictured...

Earlier work in Gulu–on the IDP camps

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Earlier work in Gulu–on the IDP camps Robin Yamaguchi 24 January 2011 Before getting land in Gulu, we sent literally tons of aid, in the form of clothing, shoes and food towards the care of many orphans–mostly from Kora Abili and Cwero...

Karamoja

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Karamoja Robin Yamaguchi 18 January 2011 Karamoja is a very special area in Uganda–unique in the high rate of desertification, and in their cultural elements like the very high bride price. Young potential brides–Dodoth Karimojong living...

The STEPS Character Building Curriculum

FAMILY CARE UGANDA The STEPS Character Building Curriculum Robin Yamaguchi 16 January 2011 A life-skillsĀ curriculum The STEPS program is a comprehensive character- and values-building curriculum covering 40 different study topics for ages 4 to 12. The program is made...

Mercy Home of Children

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Mercy Home of Children Robin Yamaguchi 14 January 2011 In the course of distributing donations to needy orphanages and small Community Based Organizations, we came across Mercy Home of Children. Soon after we began to realize their plight, the...