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KRMP Phase II Results

KRMP Phase II Results

It is with great pleasure that we announce the completion of the Katakwi Rotary Malaria Project (KRMP) Phase II endline survey, and with it the operational research phase of this incredible project! This project has been a remarkable collaboration between the National...

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Construction of COVID Triage Center

Construction of COVID Triage Center

Thank you to all of our supporters for making the construction of the COVID Triage Center at Beacon of Hope College possible! Construction workers have been working long hours in order to prepare the campus for the arrival of medical staff, volunteers, and patients...

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Fundraising Goal Reached for COVID Triage Center

Fundraising Goal Reached for COVID Triage Center

We have received many generous gifts from supporters like you, the Pilgrim Staff, and the Pilgrim Board, and are excited to share that we have raised our goal of $40,000 for the COVID Triage Center at Beacon of Hope! The COVID Triage Center is in the process of being...

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COVID Violence in Africa

COVID Violence in Africa

SOWETO, South Africa—Sello Kgoale watched his neighbors shuttling back and forth with looted liquor, refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. There were no police at a nearby mall, they told him, so the 46-year-old father of three joined the thousands-strong mob...

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GoFundMe for COVID Triage Center

GoFundMe for COVID Triage Center

(This GoFundMe campaign has been completed) COVID-19 is spreading rapidly throughout Africa. The BBC says “Uganda is of particular concern, recording a 131% week-on-week rise in cases, with isolation centres and intensive care units under strain." Fewer than 2% of the...

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Second Covid Wave in Uganda

Second Covid Wave in Uganda

On Sunday the President of Uganda announced that all schools will be closed for the next 42 days, and that only local travel will be allowed as they have started to see a significant second wave of COVID-19. Just like the first wave, Uganda is acting firmly to keep...

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World Malaria Day 2021

World Malaria Day 2021

On April 25, we celebrated World Malaria Day! World Malaria Day is when we mark successes in the fight against malaria, highlight the responsibility we all have to end malaria within a generation and urge leaders to step up the fight and get us closer to a...

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National Exams

National Exams

National exam dates are quickly approaching for the candidate students at Beacon of Hope School! Our Senior 4 students start their exams on February 26th, and our Senior 6 students start their exams on April 9th. Both teachers and students have been working hard to...

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KRMP Update

KRMP Update

As COVID-19 sweeps through Uganda, our Village Health Teams (VHTs) have had to adapt to new safety guidelines. Finishing out Phase II of the KRMP malaria study, the VHTs are actively serving children who are suffering with malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea. But now,...

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Beacon of Hope Update

Beacon of Hope Update

For many students in the U.S., the pandemic has forced them to engage in online learning for the rest of this school year, and possibly the next. But how is the pandemic affecting our students at Beacon of Hope, many who do not have access to a computer or Wifi,...

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Project Ranger Partnership

Project Ranger Partnership

Earlier this month, Pilgrim Africa entered an amazing partnership with Project Ranger, a consortium of conservation organizations headed by the Great Plains Foundation, in an effort to protect the endangered wild mountain gorillas in Uganda. COVID-19 has threatened...

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Together as brothers and sisters

Together as brothers and sisters

With relationships across tribes, races, countries and continents, Pilgrim Africa stands in solidarity with the fight against the evil of racial injustice, in all of its forms and wherever it is found.  The centuries of systemic racism in America are the antithesis of...

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Uganda in the era of COVID-19

Uganda in the era of COVID-19

With only 58 cases reported so far, the entire nation of Uganda is on lockdown. Transport in any vehicle that is not government-sanctioned (including private cars and motorcycles) is forbidden, and several women in labor lost their lives in the last few weeks because...

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Letter from the Sponsorship Officer

Letter from the Sponsorship Officer

Moses, who's been the Sponsorship Officer since Pilgrim's inception in 2001, knows all too intimately the joys and pains of informing children whether or not they get sponsored to attend school. There are countless children like Racheal here, children who hope and...

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