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£275
raised of £1,000 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £275 to Help the people of Mukono, Uganda during the Coronovirus pandemic lock down where many communities are struggling to access food.

    Funded on Saturday, 1st August 2020

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    Guildford Mukono Link In Mukono, most people live from hand to mouth – earning a precarious income through casual work. A strict lockdown in Uganda was imposed on 31 March. But there was no government relief package which has accompanied lockdowns in the West. Families in Mukono cannot afford to buy basics such as food and are isolating in what is often one small room.

    Since the lockdown, the Guildford Mukono Link has been receiving messages of distress. People with no food, cases of domestic violence and attempted suicide.

    A local committee has now been set up under the leadership of a former Head of UN Police. Food is being distributed to the most vulnerable families. But this is relying on voluntary donations. The Guildford Mukono Link has sent £3,000.

    The first £2000 of beans and posho are being distributed now. I know the situation in Mukono is very difficult with suicides, domestic violence, attacks on local politicians and real hunger. I had a message this morning where a family of 7 shared 5 very small fish for their only meal of the day.

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      Supporters

      9

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 7, 2020

      • Lucy Hicks

        Lucy Hicks

        Jun 3, 2020

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 31, 2020

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 29, 2020

      • Gordon Jackson

        Gordon Jackson

        May 14, 2020

        Find memories of our visit in 2017. Stay safe.

      • Lisa Parfitt

        Lisa Parfitt

        May 11, 2020

        £40.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 3, 2020

        A really important cause.

        £10.00

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