American Idol, David Archuleta, accompanied by three other members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, recently spoke to 125 youth and young single adults at a fireside in Addis Ababa.
David Archuleta of American Idol fame, accompanied by three other members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, recently spoke to 125 youth and young single adults at a fireside in Addis Ababa.
Knowing that children throughout the world love toys, a toy workshop sprang into action earlier this year when for his Eagle project, Lewis Gardner decided to make wooden toy cars for children in African orphanages.
With the help of his family, friends, and Renee Casperson’s second grade class at Academy Park Elementary in West Valley City, 100 wooden toy cars were completed. Tiny Tim’s Toy Factory in Utah cut out shapes of sedans, vans, race cars, and VW Beatles. The second grade class sanded them and then Lewis, along with family and friends, applied the varnish. Wheels were then attached to create the final product.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has in partnership with the Ministry of health donated 350 wheel chairs to the National Wheel Chair Committee of Uganda.
“Together We Can Make a Difference” was the theme of the Wheelchair Basic Training and Distribution held in Kampala, Uganda and the goal was to provide a way for the immobile to become mobile again.
Jinja Residents Benefit from Eye Care Project
“Save Sight Promote Education” was a recent initiative sponsored in Jinja District to help children with optical health problems. Three eye care camps were organized where consultation and treatment were given to over 800 people.
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