April 2019


Hello everyone!

Greetings from Miryante community. We really love you all and our best way to share this love is by sending you updates on whatever we are doing here. Below are the updates:

On the 26th of April, our children studying at King Solomon Kyatega went on Easter break. Their performance for the term was good.


We managed to provide assistance for a 16 year old mother from the surrounding Miryante village by giving her clothes for her baby, soap, oil for the baby and milk for one month. We also reported the man that had exploited her to the authorities and the man is now on run. A big thanks to our donors, we couldn’t do all this without your support.


We received 100 mango seedlings from Kyegegwa Local government and we have already planted them. The children love the project and we are sure it will be managed well with the help of our agriculture officer Mr. Moses who is helping us on this project.


Donations: We are also grateful for the wonderful donation of blankets for the little nursery kids from Patty Griebel. The children really like using them during class.


We also received a donation of one knitting machine from from Hermann Allerstorfer who also volunteered with us from Austria! Our tailoring class is one of the biggest classes at the technical school with a big turn up and some of their knitting machines have broken down. We also bought another three machines to add on the donation of one such that our students don’t miss out in class.


EASTER celebrations:  

The children had fun during the festival. It was such a long holiday for all of us here and it was also celebrated in style. We woke up at 6:00am to decorate the church then at around 10: 00 am mass started. Mass went up to 1:00 pm. We prepared a great meal and drinks as you see in the pictures below. Thank you to the families who donated for our Easter meal!



We also started the construction of our new pit latrine which will contain four stances and four bathrooms. We want to thank Fr. David Baumgartner who donated towards this.

We shall send you more details in May report after the construction is done.


The District Technical Committee visited us on the 23rd of April. The team was comprised of Residential District Commissioner, District Head of Departments headed by the Chief Administrative officer and some other politicians. The team was so impressed with all the activities that Miryante Orphans home is running and they promised to help us. where necessary The Chairperson Local Council Five and Residential District Commissioner emphasized that particular departments at the district should look into providing some support to Miryante in this coming financial year.  They also thanked our donors that are supporting us for their generosity. Below are the pictures of the team.

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Thanks very much to everyone that is helping us meet Miryante’s basic need. We would be completely nothing and nowhere without you. Bless you all.

March 2019

                       MARCH NEWSLETTER 2019

Hello everyone!

Greetings from Miryante orphanage and school. We really love you all and we do appreciate all that you’re providing to us.   The children are all in good health and all of them are in school. We are glad to inform you that the kids are all very happy. We visit our children every month in their respective boarding schools which include: King Solomon Secondary School Kyatega, Kiganda High School, St. Thomas Hapuuyo, Butiti teacher’s college, and St. Peter Technical School to check on their progress. Their performance is really good and promising. Every time we visit them we take them snacks to make them feel at home and also school requirements as shown in the pictures below: 

On the 15th of March, we had a guardians meeting (any relative to our kids were invited to come around). The probation officer was also invited and our main aim of holding this meeting was to keep a good relationship between guardians, staff and children. This took place at Miryante Home in the main hall. Many issues were discussed concerning children’s property at home that was left by their deceased parents. The probation officer advised guardians to always visit their children at Miryante.  As shown in the pictures below:

A picture below showing the probation officer, staff of Miryante and some guardians

We celebrated Women’s day on 29th of March 2019 at Kabweza Primary School.  Miryante staff and children were also part of the celebrations. We sold some crafts as one way of marketing our Vocational school as shown in the pictures

Pictures showing people buying craft displayed by Miryante team at the celebrations.

On the 26th of this month we got donations from Laura’s friends in Kampala who donated shoes, dresses, trousers and play toys etc. As shown in Pictures below:


Every two weeks we visit the children under this programme to see if they are attending school and their wellbeing. We also do counseling and guidance. Isaac will be joining school next year.

Pictures showing social workers and counselors attending to the guardians and the children:  

Pictures showing children under the guardian programme at school.

Pictures showing one of guardian in Wekomiire Village standing near her roofed house and also receiving food.

We are really grateful to our donors for the support. Without this support all this couldn’t be done.

Thanks, Management.

February 2019

                                   FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER 2019

Hello everyone!

Greetings from Miryante orphanage and school. We really love you all and we do appreciate all that you provide to us. We shall begin with the great smiles from the children! All of our kids are happy and healthy at the home and they all started school on 4th of Feb 2019.

In February, we received a team from the American Embassy with the help of our Peace Corps Volunteer Alex Rausch. This team spent a whole week at Miryante teaching children about computer technology and life skills. The children and some of the staff members learned a lot of things from this program, including new games, watching movies, dancing styles according to different cultures, and lessons about typing. The activities done in this program are shown in the pictures below:

Under the guardianship program, every two weeks, social workers and counselors of Miryante visit different households to interact with the children and their guardians to check on their progress.

Whenever the children under the guardianship program and their guardians have some problems, our counselors go and talk to them.

Pictures are below showing one of the social workers interacting, giving clothes and food to the children under the program in Migongwe village:

Pictures showing children who received scholastic materials as they return to school for the first term.

In February Alex’s husband Mr.Pankaj Taneja visited us. He donated story books, sweets and soccer balls to the kids. He also threw a party in the evening with the children and staff members to celebrate their engagement.

On the 14th of February, it was the Kyegegwa World Aids Day celebration. Miryante children and staff participated in this day.  Pictures below show the Miryante team and other organizations marching to Kasule Primary School where the celebrations took place.

On the 11th of February, we managed to rescue a baby girl and we were able to work with police to find the mother. The baby was 9 months and we suspected the baby had been stolen from her mother. The baby stayed at Miryante for some days where she was being taken care off. We were able to donate some clothes and shoes, and later we handed her over to the mother with the help of police.

On weekends, our children do some handcrafts such as weaving baskets and table mats.

On 23rd the of Feb, we received some donations of books, pencils and pens from Laura’s friend, Sawan.

The  planting season has also began. Pictures below are showing our nursery beds which  have tomatoes, green paper, eggplants and kale seedlings ready to be transplanted.

We are also looking forward to expanding the banana plantation and planting more crops such as soybeans, cowpeas, maize, Irish potatoes and pumpkins to have enough foods for the children.

We are really so grateful for the support we want to say a very big thanks as management!

January 2019

January Newsletter 2019

Hello everyone!

Greetings from Miryante Orphans Home and School. We really love you all and we do appreciate all that you provide to us. All the children are very okay and well prepared for the new school term. All are eager to join other classes starting in the New Year. Below are the updates of pictures of our children getting ready for the new school term:

Schools opened on 25th of January 2019, all of our children are in school. Below are Pictures showing children receiving their scholastic materials before heading to school.


Pictures showing the scholastic materials that are given to the children before going to School


Last year we had some of our children from the home who completed Carpentry courses. Below are two of our graduates, Peter and Moses, with their tool boxes:




Under the Guardianship/Foster Program: we always visit each household before the children go back to school.  We monitoring their progress, provide counseling and guidance, and give them scholastic materials, bedding, and clothes. We also conduct educative programs such as agriculture and animal husbandry. Different households with orphans have benefited from this program. Below are the pictures:

Below is another Picture showing one of the guardians of household number one selling tomatoes and onions during a market in Migongwe trading center. Miryante has helped her to start a garden to support the children she is fostering.

During this January holiday, the children had different programs to keep them busy. The major one was learning how to be friendly to the horses and to learn the horses’ language. We have done this by going on different hikes and giving the horses baths. This is done with the help of madam Laura and Aman as shown below.


Pictures showing horses taking a bath after the hike

Manapack rice food!

We have already received 60 boxes of manapack rice for the first quarter. This food has been of great help towards the children’s diet. The biggest number of children we get at the home come when they are malnourished. Manna Pack rice has been the best food ever for the children’s diet. Below are the 60 boxes we received for the first quota in 2019. Thanks to Anna Lisa that has always thought about us at Miryante Orphans Home.                              


Our Peace Corps volunteer, Alex, organized special Bible and nature classes for our children this January. These classes have been taking place Tuesday and Monday of every week. The children are taught how to sing songs and play games about nature and animals. Below are pictures showing children in the nature class and Bible classes.


Our cows are doing very well and so far four baby calves have been born. This means more milk for the children. Also, at last our rabbits gave birth to 11 little ones as shown below.

We are really grateful for all the support as we start the 2019 year. Thanks very much!


Miryante Management



December 2018

DECEMBER   NEWSLETTER 2018                                                                                               


Hello everyone!

Greetings from Miryante Orphans Home!  We are really grateful for the support given to us here.  Everyone is fine and very happy about the Christmas season. The children couldn’t wait to go out for shopping, carnival, and the trip to Murchison Falls National Park. A huge thank you to Inno-pak for sponsoring the Christmas trips and everyone who gave to make Christmas special for the children. The excitement was too much. We also gave the children the task of being on their best behavior to be able to enjoy the above Christmas privileges.

Academically, the children performed well, and all were promoted in their respective classes. They all officially broke off for break on the 30th of November 2018.

For Christmas shopping, the kids were too excited. On the 15th of December they were helped by the caregivers to go to the market. The boys bought 2 trousers each, a belt, closed toe shoes, 4 pairs of underwear, 2 shirts, lunch and later a drink on their way back. All the girls bought two dresses, shoes, 4 knickers, and also a lunch for each and a drink on their way back from Mubende where they did the shopping.

Below are the pictures of the children shopping:

On Christmas day the children couldn’t wait to go to church all wearing their new clothes as shown below:

Below in church:

A huge thank you to the Baker Family for our Christmas Day lunch. Our lunch was this good: We had different types of foods such as Rice, plantains, Cassava, Irish, groundnuts sauce, fish, beef, pork and sodas as shown below:

As a treat of the younger children, we took them on a sponsored field trip to a canival in a nearby town. The carnival was so much fun. The little children had lunch before all the activities took place as seen below:


The older children were able to take a trip to Murchison Falls National Park in Masindi, which was also so much fun. We started our journey as early as 3am in the morning. We were accompanied by the director, Fr. Erineo, who blessed our journey in the morning before we set off. The children were able to see the water falls which was very exciting for everyone, and we had a camp fire before leaving the park with some of the guards. The children later spent a night in Masindi town where they had dinner as well as breakfast and lunch the following day. Below are the pictures:

At the beginning of December, we also received 3 horses from Laura’s family and friends as a gift to the children for her recent wedding. We are really blessed as one of the luckiest homes because in the whole region you cannot find horses. The kids ride these horses every day. Our children really enjoy having them around the orphanage. The horses are beautiful with the children. We greatly thank Laura, her husband Ambrish, and all her family and friends because we now have horses on the farm. They have even hired someone to help train the caregivers and children to help us learn the language of horses and how the children can work with them.

During this long holiday from school, we came up with a holiday program where children have been having sports and games with the caregivers and visitors, especially Laura’s friend, Aman Kumar, who stays with the children to help with the horses.  Pictures below are showing children playing football and netball:

We are also humbled that Aman, the horse trainer, made for the kids dinner over the holidays with the help of the care givers. He bought a goat from our farm for the children and rice for a dinner. December was a blessed month to our home as shown below:

We also managed to give awards the best four best dormitories and that was St. Joan (1st place), St. Gyavira (2nd place), St. Theresa (3rd place) and St. Thomas (4th place). They were given the award for having the best hygiene and the best dorm garden. As an award, we gave them a period of one month to come up with a project of their choice that to be managed by the children per dormitory that will be reported to you in January newsletter.

Our guardianship program (foster care) is really doing well and our target is to construct 5 houses for our children staying with guardians under this program. Before they we really sleeping badly, as you can see in the ‘before and after’ photo below. So far we have finished 4 houses out of 5. The children and the guardians are really happy.

Community service

Our Children in the building class and carpentry class, with the help of the caregivers, Aman and Boaz, the horse trainers, decided to start a community service project to help people living around Miryante. The children in Miryante who are studying carpentry and building were able to renovate the house for a very old lady in our neighborhood whose house had collapsed and had left her sleeping outside. We are glad that now we have the skills to help to make our community a better place.

A very big thanks to everyone who has contributed towards Miryante Orphans’ Home’s well being to make this the best December ever. We love you all!


Miryante Management

November 2018

                              NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Greetings from Miryante! All the children are of good health. Our candidates of all levels started exams from 6th to 16th of this month. There were 3 children in Senior level four, and 13 children in Primary level seven,  and 8 children taking exit exams at the technical school.  They are already enjoying holidays and planting flowers to make a natural fence which will beautify the home as part of their holiday work.

Below are 8 of our children from the orphanage doing their practical in UBTEB and DIT at Miryante Vocational School in order to finish their courses and other students are preparing for their end of year exams.

Below is Maria one of our own children preparing herself to start Tailoring practical class next year. This is the course of her choice and she can’t wait to join next year.

Debate club: We are so grateful for our social workers, our Peace Corps Volunteer Alex, our social workers and children that do take a lead in the debating class. This has helped a lot to our children to improve on their English due to the practice they make every Saturday in debate club. They also compete with the neighboring schools including the Miryante Technical school.

The picture below showing the debate committee.


Health club; This club was formed by Sunday Clovice, one of our kids in the orphanage, and was guided by the staff of Miryante to help the club to form a mission and vision.  The staff members have also been supportive towards this club and have contributed much in improving and maintaining the general cleanliness of the orphanage.

We are also grateful for our Peace Corps volunteer Alex who has been inviting other volunteers to educate the kids more about the meaning of health club and also to sensitize the children about diseases like malaria, typhoid, and cholera to create awareness in the community of Miryante.


Construction of houses for children under guardianship program has begun. Margret, one of the guardians of four children who we found at the site is filled with joy about the construction.  It was really very hard to convince her to take up these children and stay with them. At first she disappeared and left the four children in the house but after serious counseling  she took up the responsibility and she is now very happy with the support she is getting from Miryante. These include food, scholastics materials, clothes, medical care; this is provided monthly and visited weekly. Now, with the construction of the home, she is also being provided shelter.  Below is pictured the construction site and donations to the children she is caring for.

Agriculture: This month we are harvesting beans and vegetables (sukuma wiki). We are happy with the support from our Peace Corps volunteer, especially under the vegetable program to support the diet of the children. We are now harvesting vegetables in plenty.

Our animals: are adding in numbers as shown below.

We are really grateful and humbled by everyone’s contributions towards Miryante orphanage and school. God Bless you greatly!

Miryante Management






October 2018


Hello everyone!

Greetings from Miryante community. We really love you and our best way to share this love is by updating you on how we are doing. Below are the updates:


This month was the month for parent teacher conferences. We managed to visit our children within this month in their different schools to see their education progress and clear the school dues for remedial lessons to improve on their performance in class as we prepare the candidates for final exams.

We also managed to attend the visitation day at King Solomon College- Kyatega and St. Tomas Junior School and all our children were happy and doing well in School.

This was on the 7th of this month of October. The children were very happy and they all look healthy and the childerns’  performance  is good . Below are the pics:


Guardianship Program

In this month ,we carried out baseline surveys of new households that   will be added to the guardianship program at the end of this year. This means that we are trying to find relatives or well wishers in the community so that some of the children in the Miryante Orphans Home can transfer to lives with families and receive in-kind support. We want to transition to a foster-care model as much as possible. This survey covered six households from four sub counties i.e.; Mpara, Kakabara, Hapuuyo and Kihuura.   We found that two households were not fit for the program because the guardians were too old and couldn’t manage to support the grandchildren and in another home the guardian had issues with substance abuse.

The Objectives of the baseline survey was to find out the information about the potential guardians of these children, to know about the hygiene and sanitation of the households, to find out the financial status of the guardians and to find out the character of the guardians both negative and positive.

Orphan property

This month we managed to save land for three of our children from Hapoyu sub-county. This has been a big problem where an elder brother  wanted to sell off the land without considering the sister under our care. We had to get in touch with chairperson LCI and the police so that brother was stopped from selling the land.

We have also advised households to register their property with the LCI chairperson in order to get land titles and proper documents as shown in the pictures below. This is part of the advocacy work we do for our orphans to protect their rights.

Children under guardianship program in their agricultural gardens


One household which had not caught up with agriculture activities is now doing well. Currently all our households under the guardianship program are doing well.

Next month our Peace Corps volunteer, Alex Rauch, is going to join the program to teach guardians about perma-gardening.

Children under guardianship program in their agricultural gardens:

We also managed to save land for one of our families under the guardianship program. We already have the title as shown below:


Children under guardianship program in their new school uniforms.


This month Cathy and Terry Dresbach visited us all the way from the United States. These are Laura’s family friends. We were grateful as a community for the wonderful love that the family shared with us.

We received so many gifts from the Dresbach family to our children. These included: field cones, pencils, colors, sharpens , rulers , magnets, writings  boards , playing cards ,ropes  among others 

Some of the gifts brought by Cathy and Terry Dresbach when they visited Miryante Orphanage

Cathy and Terry Dresbach playing with the Children of Miryante during their visit at Miryante Orphanage

Cathy and Terry Dresbach dancing with the Children of Miryante during their visit at Miryante Orphanage


Cathy and Terry Dresbach playing with the Children of Miryante during their visit at Miryante Orphanage



The gardens are doing well especially during this rainy season. We planted beans, carrots, pumpkins, eggplants. Our volunteers are doing a great job. Alex our Peace Corps Volunteer planted crops with children. Some children planted maize in their small gardens which is growing. We are harvesting some crops including bananas, sweet potatoes and cassava.


Gardens at the home


The goats gave birth this month.

We managed to complete the renovation of the house for the herdsmen.

Our rabbits:

The irrigation system is now working already to supply water in the dry season and they are building a fence for the tap. Seedlings are also being transplanted in the main vegetable garden as shown in the pictures below


Technical school: We are so grateful for Root Cause Uganda for the solar panel donation given to our school. We can now type and print documents at Miryante Vocational School because of the strong solar panel installed.


God bless each of you all abundantly!

Miryante Management


Fiona Kasiime

Kasiime Fiona’s Obituary

We recently lost one of our children Kasiime Fiona Amooti. Kasiime Fiona Amooti was born in April 15, 1999. She was born in Ibonde village in Kabarole District. Her mother died when she was two and a half years (2yrs 6months) and the mother did not tell them about her father. She started staying with her maternal aunt who was married in Moyo District.

When she was in senior two her aunt was no longer able to take care of her and she was forced her to join Miryante Orphanage. When Fiona passed away She was in senior Five at King Solomon College-Kyatega. Fiona was interested in football.

She came to Miryante on May 14, 2015. She loved to debate and she was in the Miryante debating club. She wanted to become a Nurse in the future but unfortunately her dream did not come true.

In November 2017, Fiona suffered from skin rush which started from her ears and later spread all over the body. She was treated from Miryante clinic which referred her to Kyegegwa Health Center IV and her all tests showed negative results which confused the doctors who referred her to Mubende Health Unit and they also found out that her conditions were beyond their understanding which forced them to refer her to Buhinga Referral Regional Hospital in Fortal Portal where she was admitted for some time.

While in Buhinga Referral Regional Hospital, Fiona started complaining of stomach pain and started vomiting blood which scared the doctors and they made for her a referral to Mulago Hospital in Kampala. While at Mulago, Makerere Research Students discovered that Fiona had a weak immune system which could not fight bacteria from reaching her body. This resulted into the bacteria to fight with other foreign bodies that resulted into skin rush. She started getting medication and her condition improved. Because the aunt was staying in Moyo District she went with her because she needed serious attention. While in Moyo District there was a great improvement.

Early September this year Fiona’s conditioned worsened, she was taken to Moyo Hospital where she spent two weeks and unfortunately on 18th September 2018 we lost her life.

Unfortunately Fiona was born alone in her mothers’ womb and she was only survived with her aunts and her grandmother.

Fiona was well-loved and we miss her terribly, but we know that she is with God. Please join us in prayer for friends and the family who are missing her.

All expenses for her treatment were catered for by Miryante Orphans Home

Picture showing Kasiime Fiona

A Picture showing   Kasiime’s burial RIP.

Please keep us in your prayers during this difficult time.

Miryante Orphans Home


September 2018

September Newsletter 2018



Under this program, we have manna packed rice which is food containing all nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and all minerals. It has helped our children in the orphanage to receive a proper and balanced diet when they are sick.

Manna pack rice has become a complete meal which is taken by the malnourished children during lunch or supper and the children prefer Manna Pack to other types of foods. At first some children were not enjoying it but now they all eat it.

It has improved on the children’s health because most of the children no longer fall sick and they are energetic.

According to our nurse Twinomugisa Judith’s monthly report,  there has been a great improvement on the children’s health thanks to the manna packs according to her examination. It shows that the signs of looking weak, bony, dry skin and hair and occasional sickness have disappeared. According to MUAC (Measurement of Upper Arm Circumference) measurements, all our children are in green (they are growing healthy).

Pictures showing the nurse measuring children with MUAC measurement



School open on 17th of Sept 2018, all of our children are in school as shown below.



Under this program we have five households which the organization started within this year.

The table below shows the Names of guardians, Address and Number of children per household

Kabahuma Margret Wekomiire 3
Kaahwa Margret Igunda 1
Tusiime Margret Migongwe 4
Katusabe Jaresi Musomba 1
Turihabwe Lydia Kikyendo 1

The above households total up to ten children of which six are girls and four boys

When we visit these households our main aim is to check the sanitation and hygiene, performance of the children in school, health and their wellbeing and to know how the guardians have managed to cope up with the continuing program.


Agriculture: There is a great improvement in agricultural activities  because all the  households have engaged themselves  in planting food  crops like cassava, beans, banana , Irish potatoes , sweet potatoes , groundnuts, maize, pumpkins among  others, in order to supplement on what the organization is providing and also to improve on the balanced diet of their children.

Some children have also developed skills of agriculture i.e. Akello Barbra in Igunda village planted Irish potatoes, maize and beans and also Kansime Irene in Wekomiire village rare hens with her siblings

Sanitation and hygiene: Basing on observation sanitation and hygiene has totally improved.

Health: According to our observation, we found out that Isaac had started walking and had reduced weight basing on his physical appearance. This reduced the burden on the side of the mother because she used to carry him all the time but now his able to move by himself.

Education: children were supplied with scholastic materials and have reported back to school for third term part from Isaac is still at home but we are trying to get him a school near their home where he can be walking every morning this will start with next term. Pictures showing the guardians of the children under guardianship program.


Pictures showing the children under the guardianship programme

Pictures showing Akello Barbra in her garden

Pictures showing Irene Kansiime and her mother feeding their hens

Pictures showing social workers interacting with children

Pictures showing children receiving their scholastic materials and food 



Perma garden:

This is an agricultural activity majorly specialized on planting vegetables such as kale, green pepper, egg-plant, tomatoes and onions which are still in nursery bed for this season. It is also called kitchen gardens, which help to maintain vegetables /greens in the home from season to season. There are small gardens owned by each dormitory which can be manageable. During the dry season, the gardens have to be sprayed with water.

It has reduced on expenses of buying vegetables for the children.

Children enjoy the greens and they are healthy.

This program in Miryante was brought in by Madam Alex Rausch the Peace Corps Volunteer.

Pictures of showing perma gardens and Nursery beds.

Pictures showing   children and their caretakers making a composed pit for manure that will be put in the Perma garden at increase on the fertility of the soil


Last month we received a number of donations from different groups.

Below are pictures of children holding boxes of milk 476PCS and corn flakes 122PCS. We are able to feed 120 children for two days and for corn flakes we are still feeding the children for another week.  We would like to say thank you to the Patel family, Laura’s friends and Loe Traders East Africa LTD for this wonderful donation.

Another donation was from Dr. Gloria Kimuli  Serwagi, a lecturer from Makerere university who donated two big boxes of star magic soap, shoes and clothes for the kids. We are really grateful for the love shared with us.

We are also grateful for the the drip irrigation that was donated by Fr. David Baumgartner and a top up from St. Peter’s Church. This is to help us with the vegetable garden such that we are able to run throughout the season. Alex Rausch our volunteer, Kato the caregiver have played a big role in the supervision of this project and also the planting of the vegetable garden.


We are so grateful for the donation of solar panels and the battery for the school administration. We can now print and photocopy at the technical school and this will help us save some money that we have been spending on fuel for the generator.


Guidance and Counseling

Report  from the counselor indicates  that children’s’ behavior  has greatly improved because  she no longer handles cases concerning bad behaviors like stealing from the neighbors, escaping from the  dormitories /home , abusing care takers and their fellow children, fight among themselves , amongst other characters, etc.

It also indicates that the children are able to interact /seek help from the counselor through sharing their problems they are facing and she gives them immediate help/ support all the time.

Further still shows that the personal hygiene of the children has greatly improved

There has been also a great improvement in academics of the children because the counselor has been in a position to share with the children and guide them on what to do for better grades.

Thank you for all of your support!!

August Newsletter 2018


August has been a blessed month to us at Miryante Village. We received more visitors, some were Laura’s’ sisters, cousins and friends from the United States, India, Japan and Australia.  We are really grateful as a community for the wonderful love that people do share with us.

We received so many gifts from the donors last month for the children and these included shoes, clothes, art supplies, balls and sandals.

On 17th /08/2018 our children broke off for holidays. At least most of them got good grades and were promising as they study hard to sit for final exams to be promoted to another level.

Our holiday program is going on well. The children have managed to form different clubs like a debating club which is working out well, games and sports, compound clearing, grazing, digging and Bible study class. This is all done according to the time table. Below are some of the pictures for our children while breaking off from school:

Below are pictures of our children at the orphanage and some under the guardianship playing and sharing love with sponsors.

We are also grateful for the wonderful donationof biscuts, juice and clothes from Mr. Patel’s family.

We cannot stop to say thank you to father David from the United States who visited our orphanage last year and donated a bio-gas plant to the orphanage. The project is doing very well. The system can handle boiling porridge, boiling beans and also boiling water for maize meal but we mingle from the stone. This has helped us a lot. We no longer send our children to go look for fire wood especially during a rainy season like this one.

Our gardens have expanded. During the first term holiday, our children planted sweet potatoes by the help of the our agriculture asistant, social workers and the caregivers. This was to help us improve their diet. Its during this holiday that we started harvesting as shown below.

Last term was very tight with so many activities and these included inter house compititions and the winning house was given a goat. The school later closed on 17th /08/2018

The management team remained behind after the students had left and the other teaching staff to plan for the coming term that also has so many activites  like sitting exams such as for DIT and UBTEB for the first time here at the technical school. Below is the technical school management being helped by Fr. George William to plan for the coming term and they later posed the picture with Mr. Graham Townsend who had visited Miryante Village from New Zealand.

We are forever grateful to everyone who is supporting us in any way. We are praying for you- thank you so much for all the help and love you have given us!