The Real Uganda in 2016!

Happy New Year everybody! We’ve had a great Christmas break and I can’t believe we’re through January. Time has flown since our last update but I’m happy to report 2016 is off to a great start. We had 1 volunteer this month. Phi came from California and spent 2...

2015 Volunteer Year in Review

Wow, I can’t believe it! Christmas is coming and 2015 is at a close. Where did the year go? While it was slow, it was solid. Our ongoing sponsorships were kept up, and a couple of our partners had a steady flow of volunteers. I want to use this post to thank EVERYONE...

A Note of Thanks

On September 12, 2015, two great friends and supporters of The Real Uganda got married in Belgium. It was a classy affair for two very classy ladies. So classy, in fact, they decided to forego a wedding registry and asked their families and friends to instead make a...

German Fundraiser a Success

August 15th, 2015 marked the first annual “Kick it for Uganda” fundraiser event in Bonn, Germany. It was organized by Jens Hirschfeld, a former volunteer from 2015. He worked with our partner, Hopeline Organization, for 2 months. Kick it for Uganda was a...

Kain Foundation Visits The Real Uganda

These past few months have been exciting! TRU and partner Hopeline Organization have been busily preparing for a possible partnership with Kain Foundation of Australia. We were introduced by Colin, of GVN Foundation back in February. After a site visit in early March,...

2015 Top Rated Non-Profit

Volunteer. Donate. Review. We’re happy to report that The Real Uganda has been earned a spot on the 2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit List at GreatNonprofits.org!   GreatNonprofits.org is a website similar to TripAdvisor, for Nonprofit organizations. Former volunteers,...

Re-usable sanitary pads in rural Uganda

Each month thousands of school-aged girls in Uganda miss school simply because they cannot afford sanitary pads.  In an effort to help out, we held a re-usable sanitary pad making workshop for one of our women’s groups. The workshop was attended by young and...

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