News: Uganda

Uganda Is All Abuzz with Beekeeping Uganda
Emmanuel
Apr 9, 2018 -
 
When Emmanuel started beekeeping, it was a personal hobby. He had no idea it was the first step on his career path. 
 
From Illiterate Student to School Teacher: Janet's Story Uganda
Young Janet
Mar 8, 2018 -

When twelve-year-old Janet first came to COTN–Uganda’s Children’s Home, she was finally able to attend school regularly. But twelve years old is pretty late to start an educational career. COTN staff described Janet as a “well-behaved, active, and friendly, young girl.” But they also noted: “She is easily distracted and needs someone to encourage her in school studies.”

Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in Uganda Uganda
Celebrating with singing
Jan 25, 2018 -
 
Thanks to you, COTN children across the globe have been able to have Christmas parties this year. Today, we are excited to share photos from Christmas celebrations at COTN–Uganda.
The Healing Power of Compassion Uganda
Jan 16, 2018 -
 
Sick children can carry deep emotional pain with their illnesses: feelings of shame, uselessness, and loneliness. It takes a special kind of person to help heal both emotional and physical pain.
Updates: Car Accident in Uganda Uganda
Dec 28, 2017 -

On December 27 in Lira, Uganda, there was a car accident involving a COTN child named Lydia and the family of Pastor Johnson Enamu from Truth Evangelistic Fountain Church, a COTN partner.

Lydia survived but suffered head injuries and was unconscious for three hours.

Sadly, the rest of the people in the car were killed. Please pray with us for Pastor Johnson's family, Lydia, and everyone who has been affected by this tragedy in Uganda. 

 

***Please see below for the latest updates as they unfold***

Photos from Your Child's Camp in Uganda Uganda
Pool fun
Dec 28, 2017 -

In Uganda, “summer” camp doesn’t happen until December, when the children's school year ends. From December 6 through 9, COTN-Uganda children went to camp to have fun and get closer to God.

Wordless Wednesday: Adorable Photos of Children with Animals Uganda
Baby cow
Oct 25, 2017 -

Who doesn’t love cute animal photos? We sure do!


And at COTN, animals like goats, cows, pigs, rabbits, and chickens aren’t just photographic opportunities. They’re also an important part of keeping our children strong and healthy and teaching them skills that will allow them to care for themselves and be a blessing to others.

Thank You for the Field Trip of a Lifetime! Uganda
Soroti Flying School
Oct 18, 2017 -

Fifty COTN–Uganda students recently went on a three-day field trip (called a “study tour”). These students were in P7 (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, end-of-year exam.

“I Think This Girl is Going to Change the Future of Uganda”: Monica’s Story Uganda
Young Monica
Oct 15, 2017 -

Kristen Marks, COTN’s Uganda liaison, says, “You know those people who you’re just really impressed by, and the more you get to know them and the more you see them in action, the more impressed you are by them? Monica is one of those people for me, but the thing about Monica is she’s a 16-year-old girl.”

How Well Do You Know Uganda? (Fun Quiz) Uganda
An image of the Ugandan flag
Sep 26, 2017 -
 
1. What is the name of Uganda's capital city? 
a. Nairobi
b. Kigali
c. Dodoma
d. Kampala