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Ugandan orphans spell hope for children in poverty
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A choir of 10 children forms The Ugandan Orphans Choir. The choir will perform Sunday evening at Great Bends First Assembly of God Church. - photo by COURTESY PHOTO

The Ugandan Orphans Choir will perform at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the First Assembly of God Church, 601 Patton Road. This group of 10 children ranging from 11 to 14 years old will perform traditional African songs and dances while raising awareness of the power of child sponsorship.
All 10 children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s sponsorship program, and now they devote their energy to helping other children have access to sponsorship and education, sponsors said.
“These exuberant children delight audiences as they dance in colorful, traditional costumes accompanied by authentic African drums and other instruments. They sing African songs in their native language, which is Luganda, and have learned some songs in English as well.”
Former audience member Kurt Swanson raved, “Audiences just can’t seem to get enough of what these children have to share; from their natural musical talents to their raw expression of African culture. People are also amazed by the deep joy these children have despite the circumstances they came from.”
Each of the 10 children has a story to tell about how their lives have been changed through the power of education provided through Childcare Worldwide’s sponsorship program. The choir has performed in churches and schools nationwide, as well as such venues such as Disneyland,
The Ugandan Orphans Choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide and has been devoted to transforming lives of children for over 30 years in nine developing countries. Childcare Worldwide seeks to make learning and the hope of future employment possible for every child they serve. The ultimate goal of sponsorship and education is to break the cycle of poverty in children’s lives.
For more information about the organization or to view the tour schedule, visit its website at