OMUSHANA NEWS

Making Friends!

Making Friends! Omushana Admin |

When our Trustee Gill visited Uganda this spring her bags were packed not only with donations and equipment, but also with letters. Pupils at Newnham Junior School in London had written over 100 letters to the children in Uganda! The letters were given to pupils at Murushasha Community, Ruhija Orphans & Needy, Nyakeina Parent's and Rushaga Community Schools. And the pupils responded .... Gill arrived back in UK with over 100 letters written back to the Newnham pupils....


Come and Ceilidh!

Come and Ceilidh! Omushana Admin |

Please join us on Saturday May 5th for lots of fun, dancing, music, food all while raising money for Omushana projects. Bring your own drink and some spare cash as there will be raffle and opportunities to buy the wonderful Ugandan crafts. To buy a ticket simply click on any "donate" button on this website and send 10 pounds per ticket (5 for kids) and include a message with your contact details and we will reserve your place. Or tickets are also on sale through Pengwern Books in Shrewsbury or call Maz (number above on poster)....


Omushana's ADVENT CHALLENGE

Omushana's ADVENT CHALLENGE Omushana Admin |

Thanks to some wonderful donors we achieved our goal of purchasing 25 Reading Books over the 25 days of December leading up to Christmas. Thanks to Rene, Fiona, Jessica, Mary, Caty, Emmy, Kim and Julia all these books are now off to Uganda to help our "Fun with Books" project. We've focussed on really fabulous children's books. most with an African theme. More pictures to follow when they reach the children all around Bwindi Forest....


Omushana 2017 Quiz results

Omushana 2017 Quiz results Omushana Admin |

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Omushana through our 2017 Quizzes. Congratulations to all who returned their completed quiz sheets. Everyone who got full marks was awarded a prize - well done to J Williams, S Smith and C O'Connor. The answers are below....


Celebrations as 14 visitors reach Murushasha

Celebrations as 14 visitors reach Murushasha Omushana Admin |

During August FOURTEEN visitors came with us to Murushasha Community Nursery and Primary School! This year Omushana has been assisting Murushasha to purchase adjacent land so that the school can expand as well as helping with agricultural projects to enhance sustainability and provision of basic materials and equipment as well as books and blackboards. Murushasha School also received one of our 2017 water tanks. So the August visit was a great chance to celebrate and everyone enjoyed the dancing....


2017 Omushana Quiz Sheets now available

2017 Omushana Quiz Sheets now available Omushana Admin |

Every year, Omushana produces a quiz for supporters to try over the festive period with friends and family. This year we have not one, but TWO, quizzes for you to take part in! Cryptic clues on the topics of ANIMALS or COUNTRIES. Each sheet costs £1 and we can send them by email or post. To get hold of your quiz (or quizzes) please send donations via the website with a message to let us know which quiz sheet you want and how you would like it sent. Or contact us on info@omushana.org ....