What to take for charitible purposes
Replies: 9 - Last Post: Aug 4, 2012 12:28 PM Last Post By: ryokan
Apr 17, 2012 4:47 PM
What to take for charitible purposesHello,
I will be travelling to Uganda from Australia with a virtually empty suitcase, so figured I may as well fill it up with something useful.
What is the general Ugandan population most in need of, that I can carry? We will be heading to Bwindi to see the Gorillas. I wondered about portable water filters, excercise books and pens for kids etc, but I understand that Uganda may be a bit better off in those areas than othr African countries, and the space and weight I have may be put to better use? If anyone has any advice I would be grateful.
Apr 17, 2012 10:55 PM
Apr 17, 2012 11:36 PM
Apr 17, 2012 11:40 PM
Apr 18, 2012 3:22 AM
4As others have mentioned you have to be careful to ensure that your well-meaning actions don't do more harm than good. Take a look at the website below - they aim to match projects with specific needs to people traveling to the area with space in their luggage. Sounds ideal for your purposes.
Apr 18, 2012 9:59 AM
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May 16, 2012 3:53 AM
Aug 4, 2012 12:28 PM
I answer in late, i'm french and support 2 orphans and a child street in Uganda basic needs for the kids are clothes,shoes, medical supplies, school materials.
with sports soccer boots,soccer balls, foot ball shirts boxing materials
I have a lot of theses things to send in Uganda, so if you know some european people who go in Uganda, i can send some to them if they have some place and weight in their luggages (post office is very expensive and not secure !)
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