Last month, we installed the clean water system you helped fund, and we now have sponsors for all 16 of the Kalehe Batwa kids. It feels great, but now our bank account is depleted... Operating on a shoestring budget is not easy! We didn't raise sponsorship fees this year (but we really need to), can you help us in this pinch by donating $20, $50 or $100 to our "Free Our Minds" Education Fund(That's from a line from Bob Marley's Redemption Song... "Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, only ourselves can free our minds").
We need to raise $6000 in a short time, and the funds will go towards:
* Expanding the Educational Soup Kitchen to twice weekly. This helps the younger kids who attend the local school get better nutrition plus supplemental education. These kids are not performing as well as the boarders, so I really want to help give them a boost.
* Supplementing our sponsorship program by allowing parents to visit their kids each term, having...