Women And Children Christmas In Uganda

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Christmas With Wando:  Widows And Orphans

This year the women and children of Wando Int. came together for one big holiday celebration.

Wando International’s primary mission is to serve vulnerable women and children living in desperate conditions.  We do this through ongoing programs in Uganda such as the Women’s Bead Partnership Program and the Babies’ Home for abandoned children.

We couldn’t think of a better way to spend Christmas than to have the entire Wando family spending it together at the home!

Nearly all 60 women from the bead program came and spent Christmas with the mamas, aunties, and children at the home.
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Celebration time at the home!

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Traditional Ugandan meal course.

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The Wando staff serving up goodness to our ladies.

Staff members at the organization offices in Njeru worked hard to provide a humongous feast for all the women and children to eat.  The kids got to play with one another as the mothers, grandmothers, and daughters spent time in fellowship.

The group of talented jewelry artisans had even prepared a traditional Acholi dance for the event!

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Beaders, aunties, and children all together for Christmas at the home.

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Three of our Bead Partners who handcraft beautiful jewelry.

 

 

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Special performance by our bead partners.

The time that was spent together with these amazing women will be cherished forever.  We were blessed this Christmas to be with our beautiful Ugandan family.

Children who we love.  Women who we support and encourage.

 

To learn more about the any of the women in our Beading Program or children at our home,

Please visit:  http://wandointernational.org/advocate

and check out their personal stories!  You can even sign up to Become an Advocate for free!

 

 

By | 2017-05-11T15:13:34+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Africa, Community Outreach, Orphanage, Sponsorsed Children, UGanda|Comments Off on Women And Children Christmas In Uganda

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