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A Day in the Field: Nodding Syndrome Centre Research

By Emma Papin On the 18th of October, the HCU team, equipped with donations and support, drove out to  the Omoro district for their first visit to the Odek Centre for children suffering from Nodding Syndrome (NS). With the aim of learning more about the lives of the children, the condition of NS, the Centre, … Continue reading A Day in the Field: Nodding Syndrome Centre Research

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Construction Update: Walls, Roof, Doors!

We are so excited to share our progress with you! Thanks to donations to our Globalgiving crowdfunding campaign, our team in Gulu has almost finished construction and we are looking to officially open the first Hope Center for classes in April. Since we hit 2018, we've finished walls and roofing for the building. Finishing touches… Continue reading Construction Update: Walls, Roof, Doors!

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Construction Update: Ground Levelling & Foundation

Because of many generous contributions to our GlobalGiving crowdfunding initiative, we raised $15,403 to build Hope Center Uganda's first resource center. We have already begun construction, and by April 2017, HCU will be able to reach hundreds more children through education courses in a brand new facility! In late October, funds were disbursed to our Program Director, Kevin Okumu,… Continue reading Construction Update: Ground Levelling & Foundation

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Fundraising Update: WE DID IT! Let’s Keep Building Together!

We are so happy and proud to announce that thanks to over 70 generous donors, we have successfully surpassed our fundraising goal! This means HCU will be able to build our first-ever youth resource center, providing vocational training, public health, and arts classes to at least 400 additional youth every year in Gulu. Our target… Continue reading Fundraising Update: WE DID IT! Let’s Keep Building Together!