This year we have been married for two years and Chris turns 30. Instead of the usual elaborate presents and parties, we have decided to do our little part in life. So we are heading to Kampala, Uganda to volunteer for a month.
We are doing our volunteering work through International VolunteerHQ
which is a very amazing organisation, click the link to visit their site. Their program fees are some of the lowest out there and is all aimed at injecting all funds back into the local communities where the volunteers are placed.
Della will be working in an Orphanage of over 70 children which is very short staffed and where most children have lost their parents to Aids/HIV or other devastating circumstances. There she will be helping with childcare, feeding, washing and teaching (and hopes to fit in a little singing)
Chris will be working in Construction and Renovation where he will be assigned the tasks of helping build much needed structures and shelters. In downtime he will also be spending time with the locals and playing sports with the children in the orphanage.
The flights and insurance
are quiet expensive and for us both we are looking at around $15,000 for all costs. We have set a fundraising goal of $5,000
in the hope that there will be $3,000 of money to purchase desperately needed items such as food, supplies and materials for the local orphanages and schools. We will do this by way of donation to the area or by purchasing what is required.
We would love your help and on the way we will keep you updated with pictures and videos and show you exactly how much you will help our, even if just for a short while, to the beautiful people of this Country.
Any donation big or small will go a long way.
All our love and thanks in advance,
Della & Chris Whearty