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Friday, 12 December 2014

Christmas News from Uganda

Dear Supporters

Lots of good things are happening in our Uganda and Rwanda Schools which will be educating about 1000 children at the start of 2015.

Good Shepherd sent news about Derrick and Sr Theresa's words say it all;

I am happy to inform you that we ended our Third term successfully very well by awarding a certificate to our student Kyomuhendo after finishing his three year course in tailoring, knitting, carpentry and joinery.  Hope you still remember this young man who has speech and hearing impairment but can do very well practical skills, as our Motto is Disability does not mean inability we seeing the fruits now.

Attachments is Derick  finalising his deck bed.

Thank you very much and other members of HUGS for all the support you have rendered to these vulnerable children, to make them what they are and useful Citizen in the society.  I have a story to tell you which the Dad of DericK told me, as Derick is his first born child, after knowing that this child is deaf and dumb, he was scared to death and decided not to marry and have another child because of this tragedy.  He knew that Derick is useless in life, but he started getting a bit of hope when he had the Sister helped by HUGS are opening  a school of special needs, he just came to try, but now is a very happy man to see what Derick is doing

The first classroom at the Asili Girls School should be open in January 2015 and there is great progress on the sanitary block. More news later about this.

A money earning scheme has been started at our Rwanda School with the aim of creating a revenue income to help with children diet and nutrition.
We bought two motorcycles which are leased to young men to use as taxis.

We hope we can get more news from St Zoes soon.

And if you would like to use this Christmas Best Wishes card to send to your friends just click on the image the the rest should be easy!

And of course Dr Grace Nannyondo qualified as a doctor sponsored by HUGS and is now working in Maternal Health in a big Obstetrics Hospital near Kampala.

None of this would have been possible without your help


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