Pulling together for Kenya

Let me introduce you to the concept of Harambee–the Kenyan tradition of all pulling together for a common cause. The first Prime Minister of Kenya adopted Harambee as the official motto of Kenya to encourage the community to work together for local projects. The African spirit is one of community,

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Paid Charity Leave

Want to take a year off work and get paid to work for Umoja Orphanage Kenya? Then check out the Vodafone Foundation Paid Charity Leave competition. By entering, you could be in the running for 12 months paid leave from your job. Vodaphone Foundation will pay $85

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Umoja Writing Competition

Are you a creative writer? Are you passionate about African causes such as hunger and poverty? Have you always wanted to share your African travel tips? Then we have a competition that would be perfect for you.   A future Umoja volunteer, Donna Munroe, has created the Umoja

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A very charitable Christmas

Supporters of Umoja are very generous all year long, but  are especially giving at this time of year. It is so lovely to see people appreciating what they have in their lives at Christmas time and doing what they can to help others who aren’t so lucky. Matthew

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Tupperware Promotion

The popularity of Tupperware  has not wavered since it was introduced to Australia in 1961, with nine out of ten Australian homes owning at least one piece of this famous plastic. And for a limited time, you can purchase even more products while helping Umoja at the same time. A very

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Spirit of Christmas

Christmas means a lot of different things to different people. But tinsel and rum balls aside, I think you will find that the true spirit of Christmas is giving. A Christmas tradition that I share with my mother is going and purchasing gifts to put under the

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Creative ways to Raise the Roof

We are consistently surprised (and thrilled) by the creative fundraising efforts of others to support our orphanage project. As we have mentioned previously, The World’s Biggest Dinner Party idea was suggested to us by a very innovative Rotarian, Wayne Limbrick.  If you read our newsletter, then you

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Be our guest

If you wanted an excuse to bring out the fancy plates or try out some new recipes then this is it. Be a part of a Guinness World Record for the World’s Biggest Dinner Party – Multiple Locations. Umoja is asking you to hold a dinner party on

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Saturday 20th July was a fantastic night out to celebrate our annual gala charity dinner. This year’s theme was Casino Royale and we went all out to create a night to remember. We would like to thank everyone who came along to make it a full house

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Rotary: Service Above Self

Umoja Orphanage Kenya is proud to have the support of Rotarians far and wide. What is Rotary? Rotary is a worldwide service organisation of business and professional men and women. Rotary clubs are open to people of all cultures and ethnicities and are not affiliated with any

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Umoja Orphanage Kenya is a Project of the Sunrise Rotary Club Bundaberg 
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