In the period from 2002 to
2016 Friends of Teso dispatched thirteen
containers of donated goods to Teso in Central
Uganda. All arrived safely.
This amazing effort by all
concerned made an invaluable contribution to
sustaining the most disadvantaged in Teso during
a very troubled period.
Early shipments were
focussed on supporting the population of nearly
two million internally displaced persons that had
resulted from internal conflicts and natural
disasters. These numbers decreased over time,
however, as people returned to rebuild their
Latterly, the focus was very
much more on assisting with the rebuilding the
regions infrastructure and aiding in the
development of self-supporting communities.
When two representatives of
Friends of Teso (Uganda) visited Soroti and Kumi
in November 2015, they reassessed with our
partners in Uganda the best way to offer future
As a result, Friends of Teso
(Uganda) will no longer send shipments of donated
goods, but, instead, raise funds to directly
support local development projects in the Teso
We will be closely
monitoring the success of these enterprises and
look forward to providing regular bulletins on
The original pages on this
site will remain as a record of what has been
This page contains
information about our curent projects.
We have received business plans for
various projects, and initially we will be
*Two projects related to the rearing
*A project that manufactures womens
feminine hygiene products.
*A project related to clothing manufacture.
Please return to this
page for further details of these projects, other
projects and events being organised by Friends of
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