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8 Years of Sunshine (September Newsletter)

This month we celebrate 8 years! On September 16, 2008, we moved the first 40 children to Musana and boy, has it been an adventure since. Every September we find ourselves looking back on the years and how we have grown as an organization alongside those original 80...

Never Lose Hope (August Newsletter)

Damali was the youngest child to come to Musana in 2008. At five years old at the time, she became Musana’s treasure. The youngest of six children, she had a sass and flare about her that made her a favorite among the Musana kiddos. The older boys and girls tried to...

Building Partners and Entrepreneurs… (May Newsletter)

In the last few months, Musana started to offer skill development courses to community members. These intensive three-month classes provide training in tailoring, knitting, and embroidery, as well as catering and hospitality. The trainings create entrepreneurs with a...

Sharing Our Journey (April Newsletter)

Sharing Our Journey (April Newsletter)

From January to April, Musana hosted a group of students from the Master of Arts Program in International Development and Service (MAIDS) from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. Hosting the MAIDS program provided a unique opportunity for future development...

Celebrating Women (March Newsletter)

Celebrating Women  On March 8th, we paused to celebrate International Women's Day -  a day to recognize the achievement of women around the globe who continue to overcome barriers and reveal that women truly do hold the key to change. It is up to us to continue to...

The Next Generation of Leaders Calls for Quality (January Newsletter)

The Next Generation of Leaders Calls for Quality As this year begins, there is so much to look forward to.  In 2016, one thing we are focusing ALL of Musana’s efforts on is quality rather than quantity.  In 2008, Musana’s foundation was built upon providing a safe...

Fund the Vision (November Newsletter)

Fund the Vision (November Newsletter)

Fund the Vision this Holiday Season It has been another incredible year of sunshine in Iganga, Uganda! As many of you know, “musana” means sunshine in the local language and this year Musana’s bright light has impacted over 2,730 individuals PLUS their families...

Training Towards a Dependency Free Community (October Newsletter)

Training Towards a Dependency Free Community (October Newsletter)

Training Towards a Dependency Free Community! A few times a year in Iganga, Uganda, Musana’s leadership team hosts training sessions for the entire Musana staff and the guardians of our scholarship children to ensure that the Musana family understands and believes in...

Seven Years of Transformation (September Newsletter)

Seven Years of Transformation (September Newsletter)

Seven Years of Transformation September marked 7 years since Musana began and boy, was it a month full of reflection about where Musana started, how far it has come, and where it is going. BIG things are happening inside the umbrella of what Musana Community...

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