Often we receive open donations that don’t have a particular purpose so we decided to create a project folder for these kind contributions. We will use these donations depending on the acute needs that we see and where the money is needed most. This can be for one of the construction projects, for medicine, food or also for the shipment of commodity items to Uganda. Moreover we would like to use a small amount of these contributions for some of the minor cost we incur during our project work, for example petrol costs or food for the Sonrise employees when they accompany us on trips etc. That way we assure that project donations are used 100 % for desired projects. For this project the amount of donations collected by Peace’s Hope e.V. has reached 294.86 Euro Already invested as an association locally: 9,598.46 Euro If you want to contribute to thisWeiterlesen / Continue reading
Last Sunday and the following Monday, a large part of the donated commodity items received was already packed into the donation cases. A total of 13 full suitcases came out. Many thanks to the many donors and also to the helpers who were there sorting, packing and weighing. This year, thanks to the large team on site, we can take numerous donated commodity items. These include, among other things: Toothbrushes, pencils, school supplies, clothes, shoes, underwear, books and toiletries. We have received many donated commodity items! On Sunday all donations were viewed and sorted. A lot of clothing was collected for all three houses. At the end of the day all shelves were well used! On Monday the suitcases were filled. Some airlines offer their passengers to take two 20kg bags with them, the second of which will be used for donations. At the end theWeiterlesen / Continue reading
During our last team trip we met James, whom the children from Sonrise Children’s Home lovingly called Mzee James (Grandpa James). We reported about him in our diary when we visited him with the children on Christmas Eve. James was so ill that he lost the fight against death today. We mourn very much for this kind person whom we would have liked to visit again on our next team trip. We are grateful that we could at least prepare his last Christmas as a special one with some presents. Rest in peace Mzee James. We will miss you.
Finally the Christmas Gift project 2018 has started. If you would also like to give a Christmas present to a child in one of the three Sonrise Ministries houses, a child of the caregivers, the caregivers themselves or the families in Masese this year, then click on the following link and you will be forwarded directly to the project page. There are some new features compared to last year. So we have set up a “big pot” for those who don’t want to decide for a certain child. All further information about the project and the changes can be found under the following link: Christmas presents
Agnes (6 years) Amina (4 years) Andrew (7 years) Anisha (10 years) Bethany (9 years) (Big) Gift (9 years) (Big) Peace (6 years) Bonan (6 years) Bryan (7 years) Caleb (4 years) Catherine (13 years) David (6 years) Doreen (9 yars) Eddie (10 years) Eli (5 years) Eric (11 years) Esther (9 years) Gerold (10 years) Godwin (12 years) Grace Patience (7 years) Henry (4 1/2 years) Ian (12 years) Isima (9 years) Jolie (8 years) Joseph (11 years) Julius (4 years) Junior (11 years) Kevin (7 years) Kirabo (8 years) Laura (4 1/2 years) (Little) Esther (4 years) (Little) Gift (6 years) Luke (8 years) Matthew (7 years) Melissa (5 years) Mercy (9 years) Michael (9 years) Miko (11 years) Millie (14 years) Mugisha (10 years) Musa (8 years) Nathan (8 years) Nicholette (5 years) Patience (5 years) Patrick (6 years) Paul (10 years) Peace B. (6 years) Percy (13 years) Phillip (7 years) Praise Ezra (5 years) Randy (10 years) Rasta (7 years) Rebecca (8 years) Richard (4 years) Sam (6 years)Weiterlesen / Continue reading
Bethany (2 years) Betty (4 years) Brian (1 year) Daniel (2 1/2 years) Elvin (3 years) Haggai (1 year) Jennifer (1 1/2 years) John Mark (4 years) Joshua (3 years) Kathryn (1 year) Kato (2 1/2 years) Lydia (5 months) Maliki (3 years) Matthew (3 1/2 years) Melvin (2 years) Mercy A. (3 years) Mercy (3 years) Moses (3 years) Musa (1 1/2 years) Najib (1 1/2 years) Prince Arthur (2 1/2 years) Robert (2 1/2 years) Ruth (10 months) Ryan (3 years) Tendo (4 1/2 years) Tracey (2 years) Tumwebaze (2 years) Vianny (2 1/2 years) Zion (3 years)
We would like to give the children and caregivers at Sonrise Ministries and the families in Masese – a slum area in Jinja – individual presents to brighten up their Christmas. With 20 Euro for a certain child or a freely selectable amount for the “big pot” we can buy educational toys, clothes, hygiene articles and food locally and thus prepare an unforgettable Christmas for everyone. We have changed the project a little bit. Of course you can continue to choose a child directly. The amount per child is still 20 Euro. However, the “big pot” is new. You may pay any amount into this pot, if you do not want to decide for a specific child. At the end of the project we then divide this amount between the children without direct donors, the caregivers of Sonrise Ministries and the families of Masese. At the end of the pageWeiterlesen / Continue reading
Great things happened in May. We received two big donations for the construction projects we support in Uganda. In agreement with the sponsors, one donation will be used to expand the new residential building in Wakikoola for the girls of Mirembe Cottage. In this way, we are also helping to ensure that the building can be completed before the girls are expected to move into their new home in August. There they will then live nearby to their new school, which already opened in February. Up to 60 girls can be accommodated in this house. This will allow Mirembe to provide twice as many girls with a safe home away from the streets as before. The second donation will be used to build another school for the Sonrise Children’s Home in Kamuli. The school system in Uganda consists of three different schools. Nursery School for children aged 3 to 6, Primary School forWeiterlesen / Continue reading
Finally, all eight parcels we sent in March arrived in Uganda. The joy was huge. We would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making this possible. Thanks to everyone who donated so many beautiful things! Thanks to everyone who financed the shipping with donations! And of course thanks to all the wonderful helpers! Here are some photos of unpacking the packages and the great joy the donations created. You may even discover some of what you have donated in the pictures.
From 13 December 2017 to 10 January 2018 we will be back in Uganda. At this point, we would like to report to you on a daily basis what we have done and how we have used your donations. Have fun reading. 10.01.2018 In the middle of the night we drive to the airport. At 5 a.m. our first flight to Istanbul starts before continuing to Düsseldorf. We hope that our luggage will not end up in Istanbul this time. Since we have a four-hour stopover, we’ll sit down in a café. We can hardly believe when suddenly a friend of Bea, Mati and Helder shows up there and he will even travel back with us. In the plane we meet another friend. Coincidences happens 😀 Arrived in Düsseldorf the fear begins, whether the suitcases are there this time. It takes a long time until the first suitcase isWeiterlesen / Continue reading