In the period from 2002 to
2016 Friends of Teso dispatched thirteen
containers of donated goods to Teso in Central
Uganda. All arrived safely.
This amazing effort by all
concerned made an invaluable contribution to
sustaining the most disadvantaged in Teso during
a very troubled period.
Early shipments were
focussed on supporting the population of nearly
two million internally displaced persons that had
resulted from internal conflicts and natural
disasters. These numbers decreased over time,
however, as people returned to rebuild their
Latterly, the focus was very
much more on assisting with the rebuilding the
regions infrastructure and aiding in the
development of self-supporting communities.
When two representatives of
Friends of Teso (Uganda) visited Soroti and Kumi
in November 2015, they reassessed with our
partners in Uganda the best way to offer future
As a result, Friends of Teso
(Uganda) will no longer send shipments of donated
goods, but, instead, raise funds to directly
support local development projects in the Teso
We will be closely
monitoring the success of these enterprises and
look forward to providing regular bulletins on
The original pages on this
site will remain as a record of what has been
This page contains
information about our curent projects and events.
Update on Projects (November
The poultry project at Ekou
Atom is flourishing and further funding has been
sent to provide secure fencing. A well has been
funded and will probably be sited in Kumi.
Negotiations are in progress with the intention
of funding an internet café on Soroti.
Transportation of Goods
It was possible to send several
boxes of girls sanitary protection on the Mustard
Seed Uganda container in September and these have
In October Pat Morris and Geoff
Carpenter collected several boxes of the sanitary
products for girls from Poole and delivered them
to Hackney. Elizabeth (nee Akutwi) had offered to
take them with her when she visited her home in
Friends of Teso continue to raise
money for specific projects.
A concert will be held on 2nd November 2018, and
a coffee morning on 8th November 2018.
For current information please
contact Pat Morris.
Please return to this
page for further details of these projects, other
projects and events being organised by Friends of
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