Ndoto Project’s New Ambassador Program

Ndoto Project’s New Ambassador Program
These ladies are the core of our Namuwongo co-op: Peace, who makes jewelry; and Mary and Agnes, who are the lead seamstresses. They LOVE their Ndoto Collection tees, because they know they are part of a team. They know they are using their skills, and learning new skills, that will help them pull their families out of the slums and out of grinding poverty. That's what the Ndoto Project is all about: helping widows in poverty in Uganda to help themse...

Be Led By Your Dreams

We have First World dreams: a new car, heat and a/c, a college education, a good job with lots of upward potential, sports trophies for our kids. None of these dreams are wrong, they're just a lot different than those of people living in the Third World. In Uganda, dreams are a bit more basic: Enough food for at least one meal a day At least a few years of primary school education for the children Clean water Enough money to ge...

It’s Give Back Tuesday!

Meet Julius, in the pink pants. He lives with his grandfather (not shown). Julius is HIV+. When he gets sick, he has to walk to the hospital in Tororo. The hospital is at least 10 miles away. His family doesn't have the money for transport, and his grandfather is old. Hospice Tororo staff found him in the hospital and have added him to their roster so they can help him. We visited him in October, and the psycho-social staff gave him a photograph of ...

How Am I Helping?

The women of ROWAN (Rural Orphans and Widows AIDS Network) in Mawanga, Uganda, all are HIV positive. Some of these women come quite a distance by boda boda in order to learn a trade and earn a sustainable income in their very rural, poor district. Buying any of the pajama shorts (even at our current very discounted price) gives them a weekly salary and the ability to learn from our teacher/supervisor so that they can have a skill for life. The w...