Local NGO empowers over 800 orphans

Written by: 
Miria Niwomugisha


KAMPALA- A Makerere based Non-Governmental organization, Juna Amagara Ministries continues to empower over 800 orphans with scholastic materials including education and giving courage to several disadvantaged others who had lost hope

The organization’s director Mr Godfrey Dutki on Saturday 23 September at their Makerere hill Rd based offices reveled that the organisations will continue to take up and motivate a number of the proved to be orphan and deprived children. 

The NGO that launched its operations in Uganda 14 years ago, has since opened 5 branches across different regions in Mbarara, Kabale, Kagadi, Rubanda and Kampala.

Juna Amagara Ministries has according to the director given hope to thousands of children that we're in great need.

"We have since 2004 been supporting orphans and the disadvantaged to get formal education and currently we are sponsoring over 800 in all our branches,"Dutki said.

The organisations sponsors over 450 children are in primary, 300 in secondary, 60 at the university

Gloria Nakungu a beneficiary applauds the work of the organizations for paying her school fees since primary. 

She adds that though still in senior four, there is assurance that she will  at least complete her studies.

Brenda Atuhaire also an orphan but works with the organization and a graduate said she was taken up was taken up in 2005 when life had become hard after she had lost both parents in 2002.

NGO also intends to open more branches across the country, where they say they want to will reach out to many other needy children.