News from Uganda

Registration of the Adelante Africa Secondary School

In March we received the certificate showing that the Adelante Africa Secondary School is registered with the Ugandan Ministry of education. The school now has over 220 students and this year will be the first with a Senior 4 …

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Autumn 2018 News Video

The 2018 edition of the video newsreel is now available – we hope you enjoy it

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The Doctors visit again!

A team of Spanish doctors, co-ordinated by Dr Guillermo Serrano run a surgical camp along with Ugandan medical staff in Uganda. The first surgical camp was at Kasubi Hospital in Entebbe but since then the doctors have worked in …

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AQUASAFE Water Filters

Recently two CEOs, Peter Nyeko from Mandulis Energy and Kevin from Aqus Water visited the Adelante Africa projects and left water filters at the Children’s Home, St Joseph’s and the AA secondary school. Many people from around came to …

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Tugume’s Story

In September we put on a post about Tugume and our plans to send him for help to Kyaninga CDC, an NGO that specializes in child development. Thanks to the donations from Spain, ireland, England, Italy and Uganda itself …

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A job well done (and more to come)

A visit by Spanish doctors to Kakumiro resulted in the following figures …. 170 patients screened 51 patients operated on including an acute peritonitis. 25 patients on a waiting list for next year. 2 Ugandan doctors trained in Spanish …

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Our Oil Achieves Spanish Food Certification

One of the members of the board in Spain presented a sample of Bunura cooking oil produced at the Adelante Africa Oil Press to the Spanish Institute of Food Science Research for testing. Here is what she told us …

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Our First Electricians

Two of our sponsored students Twesige Alex and Alinaitwe Tadeo, who are studying to be electricians at St. Simon Peter Technical College in Hoima, came to Omwaana Tugende Children’s Home to lend a hand and install some emergency lighting. It …

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Vitamin A and Albendazole campaign

In November 2016, Adelante Africa carried out the Vitamin A and Albendazole campaign in the Birembo sub-county, with the collaboration of the Village Health Teams, local government health authorities and World Vision. During this campaign 2,526 children received vitamin …

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World Vision’s Dance & Theatre Competition

St Joseph’s has a great reputation in the area and school numbers are growing. There are well over 500 children and they excel in local competitions. In August they took part in and won a Dance and Theatre competion organised …

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Updates from the Children’s Home

The Omwaana Tugende Children’s Home is nearly full. Over the summer there were 64 children with every bed occupied. Since then eight children have been found new homes and a family of three others has being admitted. Two of …

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Animal Husbandry

The rearing of chickens and pigs and goats at the Children’s Home serves three purposes: It provides the children with protein, for example all the children at the Home have an egg every three days. The children are taught …

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Bunora Sunflower Oil

Update February 2018 We have started to produce our oil in larger containers – 20, 10, 5, 3 and 2-litre Jerrycans                   The Bunura Oil Press is now producing large quantities …

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Building the Adelante Africa Secondary School

Good news for the New Year: The building work of the first phase of the Adelante Africa Secondary School is nearly finished! There is just the completion of the face brick walls and the painting of some of the buildings …

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The arrival of the electrical transformer

The transformer provided by the Rural Electrification Agency of Uganda has now arrived in the village and is being hooked up the sunflower oil press. This new cottage industry will provide an alternative cash crop to maize for local farmers and …

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Meeting to promote sunflowers

In August a joint meeting organised by World Vision and Adelante Africa was attended by 95 leaders of co-operative farmer groups and of the local community. It was led by Ocen Geoffrey, Production Officer of World Vision and Mubiru …

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Hand Held Mechanical Plough

The agricultural revolution comes to Igayaza thanks to the generosity of Jose Luis López Sanchez , Vice-President of Adelante Africa, who saw these machines in Kampala last summer and decided to donate two to Adelante Africa.

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Water Tanks

Adelante Africa has started a project, with the support of Leaping frog publications U.K. to build homemade water tanks to harvest water from the roofs of homesteads. Each tank costs around 75 euros to build. People organise themselves into …

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Eat Greens campaign

As part of a District wide campaign to encourage a higher consumption of fruit and vegetables we are carrying out an Eat Greens campaign. People make co-operative groups. These groups apply for free vegetable seeds, some traditional and some …

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Photos from the Visit to Uganda last summer

Members of the governing body of Adelante Africa Spain have visited Uganda this summer.

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Official Opening of the Omwaana Tugende Children’s Home

In August there was an official opening ceremony of the Omwaana Tugende Children’s Home. Local officials as well as representatives of the Boards of Adelante Africa Spain and Uganda attended this. Most importantly, many members of the local community …

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Chicken Vaccination Programme

The aim of this project is for the children in the Omwaana Tugenda Children’s Home to eat at least 3 eggs a week. Almost all of the chickens belonging to local people die of the Newcastle virus. Only the most …

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Doctors from Ramon y Cajal Hospital in Madrid in Igayaza

Doctors from Ramon y Cajal Hospital in Madrid examining children from Igayaza in Kisubi Hospital Kampala. The children travelled up there with their parents. 5 underwent surgery. Thank you!

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Toys and Games

Ugandan parents and children use their imaginations to make toys and play games! Here are some photos and videos taken in April and May 2014.

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New office & signposts

There were so many people coming to the Children’s Home to ask about community loans or FAL classes or other Adelante Africa business that we have opened an office on Friday afternoons. It is in the Igayaza trading centre …

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New Children

Join Omwaana Tugunde There are now 31 children at OmwaanaEight new children arrived at the Children’s Home via the courts recently. Tugende, ranging from 3 years old to 13. Of these 15 are girls and 16 boys. Here are two photos of the …

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A Special Visit

A Special Visit to Omwaana Tugende & St. Joseph’s School Avril and Margaret heard about Adelante Africa through an article in Sur in English. They got in contact with us and donated two cows to the Omwaana Tugende Children’s Home. They …

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Prosper in March 2013 and 2014

PROSPER IN MARCH 2013 AND PROSPER IN MARCH 2014 Prosper Agaba is a 14 year old boy. He studies at St Joseph’s School and he has neurofibromatosis type 1. This had resulted in a large tumor over his right eye and …

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Nursery school

In September 2013 a nursery school was opened in the community hall inside Omwaana Tugende and classes are held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day. This takes in the youngest children of Omwaana Tugende and up to …

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