OPEN HEART ORPHANAGE MINISTRY (O.P.H.O.M.)

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16 ORPHANED NEEDY KIDS

We bring to your attention a need to stand for 16 orphaned needy kids in our ministry, these kids are part of the children we help by educating them. But these 16 were homeless and very destitute thus why we decided to give them a chance to live by renting a house where they stay.

The challenge is about their daily feeding after their sponsor died three months ago we have to provide them with breakfast, lunch and supper which costs $25 per day.

We need seven partners who can afford $25 or more to provide $175 on weekly, it is our prayer that you will consider become one of those partners who can stand for these kids who are now under such great suffering. If you feel God is leading you to stand with us through providing feeding for the remaining four days every week you can subscribe here: SUBSCRIBE or send one time every week DONATE

Still we have bank transfers if you can use them to transfer from your bank directly to the orphanage account in Uganda Mityana and you can use money gram or western union, if you have any question regarding how you can help send an email on: openheartnpv@gmail.com Or call us on: +256712338731, +256794338731

We ask your prayers for our entire ministry and these kids specifically in this area of feeding, protection and wisdom

Thank you for taking your valuable time to learn about this situation below are the photos of these kids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


   SAVE FLORENCE NAMPIJJA   

                                      

 

Florence Nampijja whom you see in the photo above she is 7years old. She was born with a congenital absent anal opening and she was operated one time for an outlet on her belly. She had to be returned to the hospital for fixing gut to the anal orifice.

She is in great pain right now yet her poor mother cannot afford the high fees of such operation and intensive care after this operation which usually takes between two to three months. Here is the video of her as her mother explains: http://youtu.be/feQY5d78ELE 

The total cost for the operation and all medicines is $15,000 (Fifteen thousands United States dollars)

We ask you to consider standing with us for saving the life of this young child. Any amount is highly welcome

CLICK HERE to donate.

$3,480 RAISED

$11,520 REMAINING

$15,000 GOAL

 
BUT IF WE GET MORE $6,520 TODAY TOMORROW SHE CAN BE OPERATED AND BEGIN THE MEDICINES AS WE WAIT FOR THE REMAINING $5,000 IN TWENTY OR MORE DAYS, DURING THESE DAYS SHE WILL BE UNDER INTENSIVE CARE UNIT FOR ONE AND A HALF MONTH OR MORE AFTER OPERATION

Below are the medical reports and final medical report:

 

                                         




                                              



                                              



                                               



                                             

From left Our medical volunteer Milly Lubowa, Second Pastor Kabogoza paul, third Florence and her mother and lastly our director Pastor Hassan Mubiru.



 HOUSE FUNDRAISING

    

     

The house you see in the photos above it is the one we had been renting for 17 kids since one year ago, which is on sell now at $25,000.  This house has three rooms and a certain piece of land 43x50 ft of which can be build another three rooms for kids who can go no where, thus means all the rooms that fits on this piece of land can accommodate 40 kids. This house is located in Mityana town where the kids are kept up to now.

You can watch a video about this fundraising here: HOUSE FUNDRAISING VIDEO

If God moves your heart to give please do give, you can use this link to send any amount donation. DONATE we appreciate any size donation

                                              

SAVE A POOR FAMILY


Rasty Nakalema 50 years with her three grand kids from left Sula Matovu 5 years next Shifah Namukasa 7 years and lastly Med Muzafalu 3 years after her grand mother on right
FULL STORY FOLLOWS;

THE HISTORY OF THIS FAMILY: 

Rasty Nakalema, age 50, lost her daughter in 2010.  In response to the death of her daughter, Rasty takes care of her three grandchildren: Shifah Namukasa (age 7), Sula Matovu (age 5), and Med Muzafalu (age 3).  After the mother of her grandchildren past away, one of the children’s father left the kids in the house.  Nobody knew where the children’s father/caretaker went after that.

These three were living in Kasese, 200 miles from an orphanage funded by Open Heart Orphanage Ministry in Mityana. 6 months later after the death of their mother , Rasty (their before-mentioned grandmother), found them in the house in Kasese with no one taking care of them.  These children were helpless up until that point.  Rasty called the police to inform them of her grandchildren’s plight and took them to Mityana where she is currently residing.

GETTING TO KNOW RASTY:  Rasty was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and high blood pressure in December 2011, leaving Shifah (the oldest grandchild) to take care of her siblings while Rasty was sick in the hospital.

Young Shifah.  Sometime in early January of this year, young Shifah was cooking tea on the stove for her brothers and herself.  Somehow she ended up burning her arm and was immediately taken to a government hospital, leaving her two brothers to fend for each other.

 


The Current Situation.  Rasty has been released from the hospital after getting better and Shifah was released after the burn on her arm was taken care of by the doctors.  Rasty has been advised to stop cultivating the farmland she lives on because it could worsen her condition to the point of death.  She has no job at this time and her grandchildren cannot go to school due to the financial strain Rasty is now facing.  The family lives in a rented home, are behind on bills, and are in need of support.  



                                  
You can provide this family with food for one month at $300
you can provide school fees for the three kids one month at $90
You can pay for their house rent one month at $100

We call for all people who can help to join us saving this family you can send help by clicking here or contact us click here for contacts






                                                                                                    HELP BUILD A WELL FOR THE VILLAGE OF 500 HOMES

 
            THIS IS THE WELL SERVING 500 HOMES                               RESINDENTS LINING UP FOR WATER

The results of this global worming challenge facing our nation today has come in the time when all the governmental constructed water supply system, which was expected to cover all the residents in Mityana town council is facing water flow problems due to inadequate maintenance and service demands.

This is a result of poverty among the consumers in the area: as connection on the main supply was free of charge, families were expected to pay monthly bills on each gallon of water consumed. This though was not realized due to lack of adequate monthly incomes.

Families women and children are fetching water now from 4 to ten miles. The gallon of 20 liters which was at 100 Shillings for those would afford it, today it is on 500/ shillings remember Ugandans live on less than 1/ Us dollar per day and every member of a family would use one gallon of 20 liters and one USA dollar is equal to 2,000/ UGX.

WATER CRISIS IN MITYANA TOWN COUNCIL 

Mityana residents has been obtaining water from two primary sources: fetched water from eight springs collected for free, and from vendors who typically charge 100 shillings per 20-liter gallon, these vendors they are the ones fetch from the government supply system which is currently faulty . In addition, a majority of the households collect some amount of rainwater which is no more because of the dry season.

Mityana dependence on water vendors is evident and of concern.  During the dry season, over 40% of Mityana residents purchase almost all their water from vendors. Which is no longer functioning and when function they charge 500 shillings while thus number falls to 24% during the rainy season, households are spending between an average of

  There remains only two springs which are used by the community including the venders. 

Due to this influx children and mothers spend a lot more hours on fetching water instead of doing other productive work which would benefit the family, recently there has been fights as vendors avoid lining up, the worsted has happened on young girls who have been raped on the way back home after delaying on the line. There’s a possibility that these girls contracted HIV. 

This situation on water has caused us to put aside everything and begin working out appropriate ways to provide a reliable water source for these advantaged families. Right now we are partnering up with (BUSO) foundation an NGO specialized in surface and under ground water technologies, to provide us with possible options to solve this problem.

We call on you our partners to step in to help this project and help spread the word to others.