Category Archives: Poverty

One Million Trees Progress Report

  In October 2013 Hands of Action Uganda (HOA), received $500 as part of a $1,000 grant from The Pollination Project towards HOA’s Fruit Tree Planting Campaign of One Million Tree Programme, which aims at reducing poverty and provide environmental … Continue reading

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Orphans in Bukibokolo subcounty in Bududa District

By Nina Wegener of Hands of Action Uganda In the whole world there are 15 million children orphaned due to HIV/AIDS, which is similar to the total children population in Germany or United Kingdom. 12.1 million of these are African. … Continue reading

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Hands of Action Uganda is awarded One Million Trees grant

Trees were planted at Bukari Primary School in 2011. More fruit trees will be planted at four primary schools, helping to feed children.

Trees were planted at Bukari Primary School in 2011. With the grant, more fruit trees will be planted at
four primary schools, helping to feed local children.

 
Hands of Action Uganda is pleased to announce that The Pollination Project has awarded us a grant to plant fruit trees in our community!

“The first phase of the Fruit Tree Project will take place in four local primary schools, and will offer selected students indigenous environmental knowledge and practice, while supplying food and wood for the school. The Fruit Tree Project aims to address both the food and fuel shortages in the area by providing affordable nutritional fruits for children and woodlots for every family with a child in primary school.”

The project will support planting and monitoring of 1500 trees. The plantings will help to feed children, but also will be part of the school curriculum, teaching children about sustainable agriculture, environmental protection, and how to solve local social and economic challenges. Eventually, the project will be extended to five additional schools.

Hands of Action Uganda sincerely thanks The Pollination Project for their support!

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Can an Ordinary Child Survive Abuse Amidst Escalating Poverty?

  Children are a gift from God – fragile, delicate and, above all, a blessing to every African community. Failing to have a child, a family is deemed accursed. Such couples will give their all in search of a child … Continue reading

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A Welcome Song from the Tubana Bukibokolo Women

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Please sponsor this child!

  In mid-November,  a tearful teenager, Dorcus Nambozo, knocked on the door of the Global Outreach Uganda /Hands of Action Uganda offices. With her was her three-month-old son.    Aged just 17, Dorcus is in a desperate position. Once a promising student, … Continue reading

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Agriculture in East Africa

  Hands of Action Uganda’s priority is to invest in agriculture The rapidly deteriorating climate, growing population and rising food prices pose a threat to the global food production the world over. In December 2010, the Time Magazine headline read: … Continue reading

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Helping Hands send a sewing machine, books and training

    We are grateful for these gifts from our friends   Thank you, friends from around the world, who have helped us in so many ways!  Here are more stories about those who have reached out to donate needed … Continue reading

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Famine knows no border

Another Painful Famine and Poverty attacks Africa! There is hunger once again.   The worst famine in recent memory has gripped regions in Somalia, producing another painful humanitarian crisis in Africa.  According to the United Nations, tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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Food crisis in East Africa

    Where is the answer to food crisis in East Africa?   Uganda could be the next country hit by alarming malnutrition rates due to the drought which has sparked famine in southern Somalia and hunger in Kenya, Ethiopia … Continue reading

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