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13 Jul 2017 description

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) today announced the signing of a new agreement with long-time partner the St. Nektarios Education Fund of Loveland, Colorado to expand their joint efforts to provide education and clean water to children in Uganda.

24 Jul 2014 description

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — The one-room, red-brick village school near the shores of Lake Victoria in Butembe, Uganda, fills quickly each morning as hundreds of children, barefoot and humbly dressed, file in and sit shoulder to shoulder on the packed earth floor to receive their lessons. One teacher provides instruction for 500 students from kindergarten to eighth grade in two shifts, with children waiting outside for their class to be called. There are no desks, chairs or books, only a solitary chalkboard at one end of the room used by the teacher to instruct them in reading and math.

30 Oct 2009 description

Katente, Uganda (IOCC) - Dawn breaks along the central plain of Uganda, about 60 kilometers north of the capitol Kampala. Far off the main road linking Kampala with the Lake Victoria commercial port of Jinja, children lie in wait near the trenched-ditches along dirt roads, waiting for white ants to climb out of their hills before the heat of the sun drives the insects underground again.

10 Sep 2009 description

By Zachary O'Dell/IOCC Ethiopia

Lapainat, Uganda, September 10, 2009 - In this small village in northern Uganda, children play among hundreds of scattered huts with thatched roofs, many of which are now abandoned and deteriorating. Lapainat is the site of a large camp for displaced persons who fled fighting in the region of Gulu between the Ugandan military and a guerilla group.