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Clean Water Saves Lives!

Aid Africa at work! Eighty percent of communicable diseases are water born. If we can give a community water that’s clean where the pigs and goats don’t pee and poo in it, we can cut worms and deadly diseases like … Continue reading

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Aid Africa Repairs Broken Borehole

We visited the village of Otege Oguru outside Gulu, Uganda to inspect a well Aid Africa repaired. It serves about 110 families plus a school of about 500 local students – a total of about 800 people. They won’t have … Continue reading

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Clean Water Saves Thousands of Lives

Locally accessible clean water is essential to the sanitation and healthy development of a village. Without it… Women and children spend hours retrieving water. Water-borne illnesses flourish and people’s existing medical conditions are exacerba… Continue reading

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Update from Uganda (July 2010)

My month with Aid Africa in Uganda has been filled with so many different emotions. As I have visited the villages around Gulu, I have been overwhelmed at the staggering need and distress of the people; and yet amazed at what we are accomplishing … Continue reading

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What’s Ken been up to?

Friends: I know, I didn’t even tell you I had gone. I kind of snuck out of the country in a hurry when I got permission from my doctors. But after spending the last month in Uganda, I’m back home with a number of things about to report Aid Africa…. Continue reading

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Well drilling in Uganda:

As you have heard, Peter and the AidAfrica clan repaired a bore hole in Owoo camp. What you didn’t hear was that the next day they repaired another one, and then another one. This last one was fixed for the lack of a bolt. The price of a one dolla… Continue reading

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A visit to Owoo

In July 2009 we went again to Monroc camp, now trading center. The people have returned to their villages from this camp and are glad on one level to be there because it is home and they are no longer being threatened by the rebels. However, they … Continue reading

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