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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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  • KAUDHA VIVIAN

    Kaudha Vivian was born in Uganda on November 28, 2000.  Her family is Born Again Christian and they stay in the village of Bugembe, located in the Jinja district.  She is a partial orphan, having lost her father to an unknown cause in 2013.  Her mother Betty works as a small shopkeeper to provide for their children on her own.  There are 7 people sharing their home, and Vivian helps out her momma with washing dishes and clothes by hand.  She is in the Senior 1 Class at St. Florence Secondary School this year.  Vivian tells us that her favorite subject is CRE (Christian Religious Education) and she hopes to become a lawyer someday.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing netball and participating in traditional music and dance.

    Vivian lost her sponsor in August 2016, and is anxiously waiting for a new one.

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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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  • 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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  • ARINGO SALUME

    Aringo Salume was born on June 9, 2003.  Her family is Protestant and they stay in the town of Lira, located in the Lira district of rural northern Uganda.  One of her parents is working as a teacher, but they struggle to provide for their 10 children.  Salume helps out at home with washing dishes and sweeping their compound.  She is in the Primary 5 Class at Rehaboth Primary School ~ Lira campus, which is run by AOET.  Salume tells us that her favorite subject is science and she hopes to become an accountant one day.  In her spare time, she enjoys singing and reading the Bible.

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

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  • YOKORAMU KIZZA

    Yokoramu Kizza was born in Uganda on October 1, 1998. His family is Christian and they stay in the village of Naminya, located in the Buikwe district. He is a partial orphan, having lost his mother during childbirth. His father is living, but he is cared for by a foster dad, who works as a teacher. There are 7 people sharing their home, and Kizza helps out with cooking, fetching water and washing dishes. He is in the Senior 3 Class at Rehaboth High School, which is run by AOET. His favorite subject is math, and he’s interested in pursuing accounting. In his spare time, Kizza enjoys playing sports with his friends after school, especially football (soccer).

    Kizza lost his sponsor in August 2016, and is anxiously waiting for a new one.

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  • NAMUSOBYA PATIENCE

    Namusobya Patience was born in Uganda on July 13, 2003.  Her family is Protestant and they stay in Bweyogerere, located in the Wakiso district.  She is cared for by her mother Eve, who works at a small business.  There are 4 people sharing their home, including 3 girls, and Patience helps her mother with cooking and mopping the floors.  She is in the Senior 1 Class this year at Rehaboth High School, which is run by AOET.  Patience’s favorite subject is commerce, and she’s interested in becoming an accountant one day.  In her spare time, she loves reading the newspaper and playing games with friends.

    Patience applied for sponsorship in June 2016, 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.