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US, UK volunteers tend to Sanyu Babies

By Vision Reporter

Added 16th June 2015 10:10 PM

Church of Uganda has urged Christians and members of the public to fund raise for the rehabilitation of Sanyu babies home

US, UK volunteers tend to Sanyu Babies

Church of Uganda has urged Christians and members of the public to fund raise for the rehabilitation of Sanyu babies home

By Enock Kakande

Church of Uganda has urged Christians and members of the public to fund raise for the rehabilitation of  Sanyu babies home.


Namirembe Diocese Bishop, Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira launched the fundraising drive Tuesday at the babies' home located at Namirembe Hill.


Volunteers from the United Kingdom Emile (left), Tina Namakula (right) and Jacinta Mutana (centre) taking care of babies at Sanyu Babies' Home in Kampala. Namirembe Diocese Bishop, Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira launched a fundraising drive of approximately sh450m for the rehabilitation of the home. Tuesday, June 16, 2015 . PHOTO/Enock Kakande

 Namirembe Diocese Bishop, Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira talking to United States volunteers; Jan Turkington (left) and Rose Maxwell taking care of babies at Sanyu babies Home in Kampala. This was during the launch of the fundraising drive for the rehabilitation of the home. Tuesday, June 16, 2015 . PHOTO/ Enock Kakande

Approximately sh450m is required to accomplish the rehabilitation of the facility housing about 48 children.

A  5km marathon slated for August 8 starting from Namirembe Cathedral is being organized.

Namirembe Diocese Bishop, Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira praying for baby Joseline Ninsiima at Sanyu babies Home in Kampala. Left is Barbara Mutagubya and baby caretaker, Florence Nalweyiso. This was during the launch of the fundraising drive for the rehabilitation of the home. Tuesday, June 16, 2015. PHOTO/Enock Kakande

Namirembe Diocese Bishop, Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and Barbara Mutagubya with a baby at Sanyu Babies' Home in Kampala,  during the launch of the fundraising drive for the rehabilitation of the home with approximately sh450m.  Tuesday, June 16, 2015. PHOTO/Enock Kakande

The launch coincided with the World’s commemoration of International Day of the African Child. 

During the launch Luwalira interacted with a group of US volunteers looking after the babies.

Sanyu Babies’ Home was established by Church of Uganda in 1929 is currently taking care of up to 48 parentless children out of 80 received every year.
 

US volunteers tend to babies at Sanyu Babies’ home

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