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Tamasha dances in China!

One of CYH's very own, Tamasha, the oldest boy in the home at the age of 20, and widely known to be one of the best B-Boys (hip hop dancers) in all of Uganda, has just returned from a 6-week dance tour in China with a dance company that sponsored him.  We are very proud
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CYH opens medical care program

CYH is proud to announce that we have opened a medical care program, with sick bay and medical care facilities located in-house at CYH.  We have hired nurse Winnie, pictured here, to run the program.  Please join us in welcoming Winnie to CYH!  This new program will allow us to better meet any medical care
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Grant awarded to CYH!

I am pleased to announce that CYH has received a $10,000 USD grant from AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a private organization based in the U.S. that support efforts around the world to fight the HIV epidemic.  Children living on the streets are a vulnerable population, including for infectious diseases such as HIV. We successfully proposed to
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great way to end my stay with the boys

On the last day of my trip, and before heading to the airport, the boys made some chippati (like Indian Naan bread, or soft tortillas), along with some guacamole that I introduced them too :) afterwards, some of the boys, along with Edward, escorted me to the airport.  Couldn't think of a better way to
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Kampala Serena– CYH boys are in the house!

Later in my trip last month, and with approval from the management of Serena Kampala Hotel, we were able to treat all the boys to an afternoon of swimming at the hotel’s luxurious pool. For street boys who are typically thought of as being at the bottom of society, it meant a lot to the
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Food for the soul! Spending time with the boys and CYH staff

I was in Kampala a couple of weeks ago, and had the opportunity to spend some real quality with the boys and staff. It was like “food for my soul” as I got to see how the boys really care for each other like brothers, and how the relationship between the staff and boys is
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2017 brings exciting new beginnings!

CYH has started 2017 in style! On December 29, the organization successfully completed it’s registration and received government approval to operate as a home for children. And as of January 1, we entered into a lease with a new, larger residence compound that you can view in the pics attached. We had to leave our
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CYH Blog Kickoff!! (at last) :)

Hello CYH supporters! Glad to finally have this blog up and running. We are hoping this will serve as a way for us to keep you abreast of our progress in helping children living on the streets of Kampala to rebuild their lives, and find hope and support for a future in which they can
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