Jajja_s Kids website
  Addressing the Needs of 
Ugandan Street Children 
and Their Community

Happy Fall!
In This Newsletter:
  • Ronnie is Here
  • Join Us on Oct. 20th
  • Queen of Katwe - the Movie
  • Uganda 2017
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Ronnie is Here!

Following a 50 hour journey from Uganda that was supposed to take 24 hours, Ronnie Sseruyange arrived safely in the U.S. to begin his three week visit.   With his usual positive spirit, Ronnie--our program director in Uganda-- said "it was a good experience".  

During his time here, Ronnie will visit schools, churches and community organizations to thank them for supporting Jajja's Kids and to share stories and photos of our children's home and community outreach programs.
Ronnie and Jajja's Kids' Good Friend Carrie Larson at 
First United Methodist Church of East Greenbush
Join Us on October 20th!
Get Your Tickets Soon!

Help celebrate and support the growth of Jajja's Kids! 
Enjoy great food and ambiance at Revolution Hall!
Meet Ronnie Sseruyange and learn about
our home for nineteen former street children and 
active community outreach program!

Help us pay tribute to two special people in our community: 
Elena Mosley, Director of Operation Unite NY, Hudson

Susan Fowler, 2nd Grade Teacher, Delaware Community School, Albany

75 per person ($50 Tax Deductible)
Register and Pay by October 12
Pay online at  JajjasKids.org

To enjoy the party together with friends, reserve your party table by contacting Joanna at (518) 370-0158.

You can also help support Jajja's Kids with an ad in our Event Program: 
$100 for a quarter page ad, $250 for a half page and $500 for a full page. 
Contact us for more details.

Hope to See You There!
Other Upcoming Events 

October 18:     25% off at Boscov's
Do you shop at Boscov's?  
Do you like saving money while helping others?  

Then take advantage of Boscov's "Friends Helping Friends":  
i f you buy a Shopping Pass for $5 from Jajja's Kids, either before the 18th or at the store on the day of the sale, you will get 25% off on all purchases from 9 am to 11 pm that day, and donate  $5 to Jajja's Kids at the same time.  

Look for us at Boscov's or contact us before October 18th.

Queen of Katwe - the movie

A movie recently came out called Queen of Katwe.  It is the true story of a young Ugandan girl who becomes a chess grand master while growing up in Katwe, a slum in the heart of Uganda's capital city Kampala.  Ronnie worked with children in Katwe for many years, and Diane visited there several times. We highly recommend seeing this film to get an insight the challenges faced by thousands of young children living in Uganda.
Uganda 2017

Are you curious about life in Africa? Want to experience daily life with Ronnie and the kids?   Interested in a life-changing experience? 

Tentative dates for our February 2017 volunteer trip to Uganda are Feb. 7 to 23. 

          Please contact  JajjasKidsUganda@gmail.co m  if you are interested!   

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