Uganda

Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in Uganda

 
Christmas in Uganda may not have snow, decked-out trees, and twinkling lights—but it’s still a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
 

Photos from Your Child's Camp in Uganda

For Children of the Nations–Uganda, camp is held in December. Here’s a special look at how your sponsored child spent their time at camp.

Thank You for an Amazing Field Trip in Uganda

Fifty Children of the Nations–Uganda students recently went on a three-day field trip (which they call a “study tour”) around their country. These students were in seventh grade (the last year of primary school), and this trip taught them about different career paths, natural science, and Ugandan history. The trip also helped prepare them for their big, national end-of-year exam.

Photos (and Videos) from Your Child’s Center Day in Uganda

Thank you for sending your sponsored child to camp! COTN–Uganda doesn’t hold its “summer” camps until December, during the school break. We will share photos and stories from those camps as soon as they are available.


But what your child does experience during the summer are COTN–Uganda's Center Days.

My Favorite Photo after 5 Years in Africa

 

This will probably go down as my all-time favorite picture of Uganda so far. Let me tell you why.

Behind the Scenes of a COTN School in Uganda

Here’s a special, sneak peek into how you are changing education in Uganda. (Also, keep reading to the end to see an adorable video of children having fun while learning.)

Wordless Wednesday: Dance Break!

COTN children and staff love to dance. Dancing has an important place in the culture of each COTN country. Below you will find photos of traditional dances and contemporary choreography; you'll see young women showing off their ability to balance pots on their heads and crowds dancing with chairs. Any time there's something to celebrate, there's a reason to dance.

4 Reasons Why a Mosquito Net is a Surprisingly Perfect Mother's Day Gift

A mosquito net may seem like a small, simple thing. But for children in need, it is a life-saving gift. And it's a gift that represents the qualities of a great mother:

She Taught Herself How to Read: Mercy's Story

 
“When Mercy grows up, she wants to be a Prime Minister.”
 
That’s what Mercy’s caregivers said when she first came to COTN–Uganda. She was just ten years old, but she was hardworking and had big dreams of helping others.
 
But until she came to COTN, Mercy didn’t have the opportunities to achieve these dreams. 
 

Uganda Is All Abuzz with Beekeeping

 
When Emmanuel started beekeeping, it was a personal hobby. He had no idea it was the first step on his career path. 
 
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