Donations Kisoboka Uganda, Inc.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Kisoboka Academy

The school year is coming to an end. The 7th grade children celebrated the end of year and the end of their primary education. This is a major milestone in their lives. Most of their parents and guardians only attended school through the 4th grade.

 Thank you to everyone that donated dresses and shirts. Their graduation party was wonderful. I received letters and pictures, thanking everyone for the gift. Last week the children had their final activity as a primary student, the dreaded PLE (Primary Leaving Exam). The students were transported and provided food and housing to take this government required exam. Now they wait for the results, at the end of January.

 There are 52 students in the 7th grade, they all dream of going to High School. Only 12 are actively sponsored! The transport, food and housing, was not identified early enough for me to fund raise, for all the children to take the exam. The teachers and staff of Kisoboka Academy, voluntarily  were not paid last month, so all the children could take their primary leaving exam.

 Please consider sponsoring a child for their education. It is the only way to break the cycle of poverty.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Sponsoring a child!

On third of Kisoboka Academy is sponsored. Whenever we go every child at the school receives a gift. BUT when you are buying for 463 the gifts are small. The children can easily see the difference when one of their classmates is receiving a back pack filled with gifts, a bike, or goat or receive letters with pictures. It is different and the children wonder why not me. Most newly sponsored children write to their sponsor. Thank you for loving me, thank you for choosing me out of all the children. I beg you please consider sponsoring a child. I promise you you will be changing their world. When they go missing someone will care enough to ask about them. Sponsorship helps to prevent and protect the children from human trafficking/ slavery. It is a significant problem in Bakka and every remote village. Children go missing and no one notices but the helpless mom or guardian. Every visit we are told of a child taken from the village. If they were sponsored we would know about this much faster.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Fall Mission Trip- Donations needed

We are going back to Uganda this Fall . What would we like to bring with us.
1. Backpacks They are on sale at Walgreen for $5.00 as many as possible
2. Dress attire and shoes for the entire 7th grade class (52 students) (sizes coming soon)
3. Aprons (8) for the beauty salon- Matching
4. Aprons (20) for Kisoboka Academy teaching staff- matching
5. Matching t shirts (20) for the teachers and staff
6. Small toys for the younger classes- dolls- trucks - activities
7. Pens, pencils and other school supplies
8. Medication
Childrens tylenol
Childrens vitamins
Allergy medication
9. Funds $10 per child for an event we are planning ~$4600

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Overwhelming Medical Need

Uganda captured my heart.  Specifically the village of Bakka.  The conditions in the village are unimaginable. The death and disease of babies and young children we witness, breaks my heart.  
living in mud huts sleeping on dirt floors with no electricity or running water. 

The medical care we provide is growing every visit.  It is beyond our existing budget and needs extra funding.  Even knowing this hard fact, there is no way I could turn anyone away
The amount of money needed to help is so little.  In one case $125  provide medication for spinal TB  enabling a young girl walk.   $20.00 provides the funds for a doctors appointment.

.  A 5 year old child with a flesh eating bacteria, 3 year old child suffering from a stroke, 80 year old women suffering from Congestive Heart failure.   A  mom suffering  with liver damage.  A young girl being treated by witch doctors for migraines, a mom carrying her 12 year old daughter because she can't walk.  
The bill this month for extra medical care is $1800.00, a donation of any amount would be a blessing.
love and blessings.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Kisoboka Academy Sponsorship Program

Our sponsorship program began in 2009 with 5 of the neediest students.
At Kisoboka Academy there are 380 students, 109 are actively sponsored.  Our goal is to connect every child at the school with a sponsor.
Sponsors - pay $25 per month or $300 per year

The child receives their school fees, which includes a daily meal.
The child and their family receives free medical care
The most important part of the program is the child receives the gift of HOPE, and the ability to DREAM of a future with POSSIBILITIES.
You receive their report card, letters, pictures and updates on how the child and their family are doing, and the JOY of knowing you are changing the life of a child half way across the world!
Please contact me if you are interested in sponsoring a child.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Kisoboka Nowleen Ad space

The Kisoboka Nowleen play book has space dedicated for local businesses to advertise,or.a great place to acknowledge the Actors for their hard work and dedication to making the play a success!
Half Page - 4 ½ h x 7 ½ w - $50
Quarter Page 4 ½ h x 3 ½ w- $25
Eighth Page 2 ½ h x 3 ½ w $15

If you are interested in placing an ad.
Mail checks to Kisoboka Uganda, Inc.
7 Clematis Road Lexington MA 02421
Please contact Sandy Gannon 
Ads may be mailed or emailed.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Kisoboka Nowleen - (It is Possible Nowleen)

The Chevalier Theatre in Medford is promoting the play
Kisoboka Nowleen
written by Sandy Gannon

Saturday April 2, 2016
 Matinee  @12:00 PM
Evening @ 7:00 PM

Be transported to Uganda to witness the beauty, and joy of a strong village community bonded together as they celebrate. Kisoboka (Lugandan for It is Possible) Nowleen is a glimpse into growing up in a remote village in Uganda as experienced through the portrayal of the life of Nowleen. Stunning authentic sets, accentuated by musicians on true Ugandan drums. An authentic experience not to be missed
Tickets on sale