Monthly Archives: January 2011

School for Orphans in Gulu–the Beginnings

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. He is pictured above with Family Care’s Christo Jacobs in front of the temporary … Continue reading

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Earlier work in Gulu–on the IDP camps

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 IDP camps. Pictured above, Tina Kapp, giving lively action songs … Continue reading

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Karamoja

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 in the far north in Kotido. Since the area is … Continue reading

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The STEPS Character Building Curriculum

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 up of two one-year curricula: the Foundations of Faith and Character Building series. Each … Continue reading

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Mercy Home of Children

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 founder needed to leave the country. With 130 children to … Continue reading

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