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AOET-USA is a Christ-centered organization that engages supporters to partner with AOET-Uganda, providing orphans and vulnerable children with a primary and secondary education, nutrition and medical care.

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  • NAKATO PROSSY

    Nakato Prossy was born in Uganda on February 3, 2005.  Her family is Anglican and they stay in the village of Iwololo, located in the Jinja district.  Her father is a builder and her mother is a peasant farmer, but they struggle to provide for their large family.  There are 10 people sharing their 3-room home, including 5 boys and 3 girls.  Prossy helps her parents with fetching water and firewood, cooking, babysitting, and washing dishes.  She is in the Primary 3 Class at Rise and Shine Academy.  Her favorite subject is English, and she loves jumping and skipping with her friends.  Prossy hopes to become a police officer when she grows up.

    Prossy applied for sponsorship in May 2015, and is anxiously waiting for a sponsor.

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  • NGOBI ERIYA

    Ngobi Eriya was born in Uganda in November 2011, but doesn’t know the exact date.  His family is Catholic and they stay in the village of Njeru, located in the Buikwe district.  He is a total orphan, having lost both of his parents to HIV/AIDS.  Eriya is cared for by his paternal grandma, who has asthma and is often sick.  She is a small scale farmer, but struggles to provide for her household of six people.  Eriya hopes to join the Nursery Baby Class at God’s Army Junior School when he gets sponsored.  He loves helping his grandma at home, drawing, singing and playing with his friends.  Eriya’s prayer request is that he can start going to school.

    Eriya applied for sponsorship in August 2016, and is anxiously waiting for a sponsor.

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  • WADAPA SULAIMAN

    Wadapa Sulaiman was born on December 27, 2005. His family stays in the capital city of Kampala, located in the Kampala district. He is a partial orphan, having lost his father to an unknown cause when he was young. His mother works as a street sweeper in the city, which doesn’t provide enough income for her children to school regularly. Sulaiman has one sister, and he helps his mother with fetching water for their family. He is in the Primary 2 Class this year at Naguru-Katale Primary School. Sulaiman loves literacy and enjoys playing football (soccer) with his friends. Although he is still deciding what he wants to be when he grows up, sponsorship will provide Sulaiman with the stability he needs to obtain a good education.

    Sulaiman applied for sponsorship in August 2015, and is anxiously waiting for a sponsor.

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  • MWESIGWA AMOS

    Mwesigwa Amos was born in Uganda on November 7, 2006.  His family is Anglican and they stay in Nakanyonyi, located in the Jinja district.  His father works as a guard at a primary school, and his mother tries to earn some money selling dishes at the local market.  There are 6 people sharing their home, including 3 boys and 1 girl, and his parents struggle to keep their children in school.  Amos helps out at home with mopping, washing dishes and fetching water.  He is in the Primary 5 Class at Nakanyonyi Primary School.  His favorite subject is social studies, and he aspires to become a doctor in the future.  In his spare time, Amos enjoys organizing things and playing football (soccer) with his friends.  His parents describe him as a very hard-working and flexible boy.

    Amos applied for sponsorship in May 2015, and is anxiously waiting for a sponsor.

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  • AYO MONICAH

    Ayo Monicah was born on August 29, 2008.  Her family is Catholic and they stay in the town of Lira, located in the Lira district of rural northern Uganda.  Both of her parents are living, but her father is HIV+ and is weak.  Monicah is cared for by her Auntie Juliet, who works as a teacher to provide for her household of four people.  Monicah helps out at home with washing dishes and fetching water from the borehole.  She is in the Primary 2 Class at Rehaboth Primary School ~ Lira campus, which is run by AOET.  Monicah tells us that her favorite subject is English and she hopes to become a nurse one day.  In her spare time, she enjoys coloring, dancing and making music.

    Monicah applied for sponsorship in May 2016, and is anxiously waiting for a sponsor.

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  • NABIRYE PHIONA

    Nabirye Phiona was born in Uganda on December 14, 2002.  Her family is Anglican and they stay in the village of Iwololo, located in the Jinja district.  Her father is a builder and her mother is a peasant farmer, but they struggle to provide for their large family.  There are 10 people sharing their 3-room home, including 5 boys and 3 girls.  Phiona helps her parents with fetching water and firewood, digging (gardening) and washing dishes.  She is in the Primary 7 Class at Rise and Shine Academy.  Her favorite subject is mathematics, and she aspires to become an accountant one day.  In her spare time, Phiona enjoys reading books, and playing netball and dodgeball with friends.

    Phiona applied for sponsorship in May 2015, and is anxiously waiting for a sponsor.

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    Educate

    A $38 monthly sponsorship provides a child with school fees, medical care, lunch, a school uniform, and the tools to improve

    their world.

  • empower

    Empower

    We believe that empowerment happens when people learn to provide for themselves. AOET communities focus on teaching skills and giving confidence for a happy life.

  • engage

    Engage

    We encourage all of our donors to personally engage with the children they sponsor. We suggest writing letters, sending pictures, or even traveling to the community!

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    Christ Centered

    We are a Christian organization compelled by the desire to help those in need, but are careful to respect community beliefs, no matter what.