Thankfully our team is safe after an unfortunate highway collision, but we need to fundraise to repair the damages to our car.
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!
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
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!
We’re overjoyed with pride and gratitude to announce that we have been awarded a BONUS DAY through the GlobalGiving Accelerator! Tomorrow, Sept. 19, from 9am-11:59pm EDT, every donation made to our project through this link will be matched by 20% from funding provided by corporate sponsors. If you haven’t donated yet, this is a great… Continue reading Fundraising Update: Race for Matching Funds Starts TOMORROW!
Hope Center Uganda has grown so much this year, adding new children to our literacy program, starting a women’s health/education program, Girl Power Gulu, and partnering with local artists to provide drawing, dance, and fashion classes to our kids. However, our programming development has to be matched by fundraising development, and we are excited… Continue reading Fundraising Update: $5k in 2 Weeks. Let’s Build a Youth Center!