Good news from our farm at the Children’s Home construction! In the last few days some of our pigs gave birth to healthy and beautiful baby-pigs!!! With the new borns, we reached a total of 41 pigs. So exciting!!!
Capital city: Kampala System of government: Republic Area: 241,551 km² Population: 34.9 millions The aim of Sonrise Ministries in Uganda is to provide a safe home for orphaned and abused children in which they can grow up physically, psychologically and emotionally cared for. The organisation consists of five different departments. On the one hand there are the following three different homes. First the Sonrise Baby’s Home currently taking care for 32 babies at the age of 0 to 4 years. Second the Sonrise Children’s Home currently taking care for 64 children from the age of 4 and third the Mirembe Cottage of Street Girls with currently 32 girls aged 4 to 20. On the other hand there is also the Sonrise Children’s Choir consisting of children from all three homes, children from the local community as well as the Sonrise parish itself. Reasons for being in an orphanage are as diverse as theWeiterlesen / Continue reading
Another big step towards independence for the three homes is the establishment of a farm. For example, cows daily supply fresh milk for the children, chicken eggs, beef cows meat etc.. The cultivation of vegetables and fruit also helps to increase independence. And everything that arises as overproduction can be sold additionally. In order to be able to adequately supply the constantly growing number of home residents, there is a need for the following animal species, seeds, stables etc., which are listed below. The prices quoted for animals are based on recent purchases: Farm animals: Dairy cows at the price of 498 Euro each, beef cows at the price of 555 Euro each, goats at the price of 38 Euro each, male goats at the price of 75 Euro each, chickens at the price of 3.50 Euro each, turkeys at the price of 25 Euro each, male turkeys at the price of 38Weiterlesen / Continue reading