Umoja Gala Dinner – July 20

It is our pleasure to invite you to Umoja’s Charity Gala Dinner, an annual event to celebrate the hard work and generosity of our volunteers and supporters. This year’s theme has a touch of luck. Bring your poker face and get ready to join the high rollers

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Cents for Fence

You know all of those coins that weigh down your wallets, jingle in the bottom of your pockets, and float around your car? Your loose change could make a real change for orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya. The next stage of development for Umoja is to

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Umoja: How does it work?

HOW DOES UMOJA OPERATE? Umoja Orphanage Kenya is an Australian registered non-profit organisation that was founded by Cathy Booth in 2011 to provide an alternative to child abandonment in Kenya. Umoja Orphanage Kenya is the Australian fundraising arm of the charity that raises money for the facility

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Calling all Sponsors

It’s that time of year again when we are busy planning our annual gala dinner. Last year’s Vintage Hollywood Gala Dinner was a success and we hope to have even more support this year to help us raise the roof for orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya.

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Reflection – first volunteer tour January 2013

Cathy Booth Founder, Director & Team Leader’s Reflection January 2013 Volunteer Trip to Umoja Orphanage, Kenya Project   Volunteers Cathy Booth-Founder/Team Leader – East Bundaberg Rotary Club / teacher Queensland Australia Adele Hughes – Gladstone Midday Club, Queensland Australia Ian Ritchie – Mackay West Rotary Club, Queensland Australia

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How can your workplace help Umoja?

We recently received a lovely offer from a new Bundaberg business that would like to donate a percentage of their profits to Umoja on an ongoing basis. This is one of the many ways your business can support Umoja. Supporting Umoja Orphanage Kenya is an excellent way to achieve

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Easter Appeal

This time next week will be Good Friday, a religious holiday observed by many and a time to get together will family and friends. This Easter, the Umoja team ask you to take a moment with your loved ones to think of those who aren’t so lucky.

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Be inspired

Cathy Booth, the founder of Umoja Orphanage Kenya, devotes her spare time to spreading the word about the orphan crisis in Kenya and encouraging people to help break the cycle of poverty. Cathy and other Umoja team members who have travelled to Kenya are available for public

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Progress Update

We get a lot of enquiries here at Umoja about sponsoring children or volunteering at our orphanage. And while these offers are appreciated, unfortunately we are not yet at the stage where we have children in our care. This can be confusing because we post a lot

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Where are funds most needed?

At present, our greatest needs for stage 1 development are to secure and partition the land with a fencing project ($10 000) fund building and construction costs for our first children’s home ($75 000) purchase a vehicle ($25 000) clear the land and plant crops for sustainability

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