HARRIET WATULO TALUGENDE - FOUNDER AND ADMINISTRATOR OF GOD'S HANDS DAYCARE NURSERY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL - MUSITA VILLAGE, JINJA, UGANDA
Harriet Talugende: "Praise God, my name is Harriet Talugende, the school administrator of God's Hands Daycare Nursery and Primary School. God's Hands Daycare Nursery and Primary School is located in Musita Village, is a community school, and it is the only hope for children in Musita Village to attain education. We praise God for the increased number of supported orphans. This has greatly changed their lives, and the other children are benefiting too; like, they are having two meals per day. The school is registered by the Minister of Education. Our goal is to have all of the children at school, and have all of our seven standard class rooms built. We now have three standard class rooms. We appeal for your support towards our school's monthly budget. This can be done through DOSII website, and that is Daughters of Sarah. May God bless you; thank you."
URGENT NEEDS**APRIL - MAY 2020 - -New Office/Classroom Building Roofed in 2019, Has smoothed concrete floors as of January 2020. Needs windows, doors and electrical (to keep school open!)- Support for orphan children - Monthly Food Budget Members - School Supplies - Monthly Electric Bill - Firewood to cook the food - Please adopt a teacher - Uganda has a new NSSF law with stipulations the school must adhere to in order to remain open!
Your US dollar gift of just $25.00 each month will help feed these children two essential meals a day, breakfast and lunch. We need at lleast 28 more pledgers to meet the monthly food budget. Please commit to $25.00 a month for 12 months. Together we can do this!!! Thank you in advance and may GOD RICHLY BLESS YOU!
THE CHILDREN ARE FED PORRIDGE AT BREAKFAST AND LUNCH OF BEANS AND POSHO MONDAY- FRIDAY EVERY WEEK OF THE MONTH!! There was a 30% increase in the cost of posho and beans last year, and an 8% increase this year.
The school roster shows over 120 children this year. There are 86 orphaned children and the rest are needy (that means they can't aford to buy food, and cetainly cannot pay school fees). At home they might have one meal of boiled sweet potatoes to eat in two days.
GHDNPS has 12 teachers, who are paid the minimum teacher pay each month, plus 10% additional is also paid by the school into Uganda NSSF. (This is a new requirement according to the new Uganda Education Law. The school must pay this each month to remain accredited and stay open).
REMEMBER: 100% of any money donated to GHDNPS goes to the school. DOSII pays all Pay Pal donation fees and new Uganda Social Media Tax (starting in the month of July, 2018) on all Donations. We do not charge the school any fees of any kind.
Praise God, the People Here in Musita Village Love and Protect Our School Now!
WE NEED TO INSTALL WINDOWS AND DOORS TO SECURE THE BUILDING - ELECTRICAL WIRING WILL ENABLE THE TEACHING OF THE COMPUTER CLASS ON OUR TWO SCHOOL COMPUTERS (Required by Kampala Mimnstry of Education to keep the school open).
JANUARY 2019 *** NEW OFFICE/CLASSROOM BUILDING PROJECT**WE ARE EXPANDING AT GHDNPS - God's Hands Daycare Nursery Primary School in Baitambogwe Sub-County Musita Village, Jinja, Kampala Uganda. We have started a new building with 1,200 sq. ft. of space to utilize.
It will house the School Office with a Secure Records File Room, Computer Training Room, Three Class Rooms and a Meeting/General Purpose Room. Become a part of transforming these students lives, bringing change to the entire village.
The flexibility of this building will allow adding immediate upcoming class levels without building separate buildings.
This holds down cost, while planning the schools future growth and expansion beyond the next three years.
We invite you to give here on this website on our Donate page. 100% PASS THROUGH, no delays. All fees are paid by Daughters of Sarah International, Inc. 501 (c)(3) tax receipts available.
If you have any questions, please go to the contact page, or send a message on Facebook Messenger to Hattie Thompson.
THREE PRIMARY CLASSROOMS BUILDING BEFORE RENOVATIONS - MAY 24, 2019 DURING SCHOOL BREAK
Heartfelt thanks and gratitutde to the children's sponsors and the guardians of the orphan and needy children in Musita Village for their contributions of sand, gravel, and discounted labor costs. The sponsors bought cement and paint and paid for the labor. Everyone worked together under the guidance of Harriet Talugende, the school administrator, who spent her school break time heading up this project. "Thank you, Harriet."
THREE PRIMARY CLASSROOMS BUILDING AFTER RENOVATIONS - MAY 24, 2019 DURING SCHOOL BREAK
The cracks in the structure have been repaired and the whole front of the structure is strengthened and reinforced.
The floors, which had been dirt, are now cement to protect the children's feet from becoming infected with Jigggers Disease.
(Note: The artwork is a gift from a young man from Kampala, an artist and painter, visiting his grandfather in Musita Village.)
The people living in this village are loving the school.
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Thank you for the love!
February 16, 2018 - The roof is covered, so "Thank you, Dear Lord, please send the rain this Sunday evening, to end the drought in Musita Village, Jina Uganda and all of Uganda and Africa."
Thank you everyone, who has dug from the bottom of their pocket and given from the bottom of their hearts!
May the Lord fill your vessels to overflowing!!!
February 14, 2018 - Here goes the ROOF!
The floor was finished in January and the roof should be covered with the metal sheets by the end of this Saturday, February 17, because we are praying for rain to start on Sunday evening the 18th to end the drought in Uganda! PRAISE GOD!! He sent an angel with a big heart, who He knew would obey Him, and because she did, the class room, which was started 9/13/2017 will be dried in.
Doors and windows will be added.
We will be all set for the Lord to fulfill the weather forcaster's prediciton for the rain to come Sunday, February 18, 2018. BIG CELEBRATION!!! THANK YOU LORD GOD ALMIGHTY AND Thank you obedient child of God!!
January 17, 2018 - Going Forward - dirt and stones have been hauled in to start the floor. With the money donated on Jan 14, 2018, we were able to build the floor in the class room and shade porch!
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to those responsible for building this class room and keeping this secondary school open for a life line for the children in Musita Village. Biggest thanks to God Almighty "Great I AM" for giving these children at GHDNPS a bright future.
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January 5, 2018 - **Above Photo of completed (shade) porch covering framed in and now we are ready for the floors and roofs in class room and porch area. It is now time to dig deep into your pockets from the bottom of your heart, please give what you can and ask those you know, who might want to help. We can do it - one step at a time with God's Great Help!
December 15, 2017 Update - We did it, above beam level - Praise God and thank you to all who are faithfully making a personal financial sacrifice and donating to the class room building fund.
Update - 10/9/17 - "Look what God has done in four weeks due to the support and unconditional love of our supporters", Harriet Talugende, School Director says, "Thank you to all of our supporters and God bless you and your families"! She says, "Praise God"!!!!!! Please don't stop giving now!
Update - 9/13/17 - The Bricks Are Here For The School!
This is enough bricks to complete the 5th class room.
We need you to partner with us and donate toward paying for these bricks. Once the brick are paid for, we still need to buy the boards for the walls, pour a concrete floor, make a window and a door, install a metal roof and buy desks and furnishings for the inside.
This is the class room for the older children, and we only have until the end of December, 2017 to get it finished and comply with the Uganda State regulations, so they will have no reason to shut the school down.
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