Young ones make a difference

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Today is the day when the world is recognizing and honoring the greatest successes on the tip of humanity development, in the main spheres of our contemporary civilization. These successes are believed to be what is increasing our understanding of the world around us, and what will take humanity to a better future. They are the once who today will receive their Nobel Prize 2014. Among the prize categories celebrating exciting achievements in science and literature there is one which is rather a symbolic one, and as such it gives the meaningful background to all the rest of awards. It subtly shows why we should be celebrating achievements in our science and culture in the first place. Namely, it is the Nobel Peace Prize. Alfred Nobel himself has once noted…
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Hjälp oss få 30% extra på alla donationer via GlobalGiving.org idag!

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Idag har GlobalGiving.org en bonusdag för alla projekt, vilket innebär att mottagande organization får 30% match från GlobalGiving.org på de donationer man tar emot idag. Om du ger 100 kr via GlobalGiving idag så betyder det att JLOF får 30 kr extra utan att du som ger behöver göra något extra. Klicka här för att se vårt projekt på GlobalGiving och för att ge ditt bidrag. Med start nu kl 15:00 (svensk tid) och så långt bonuspengarna räcker, dock längst till kl 05:55 imorgon svensk tid, delar GlobalGiving ut dessa bonusar till de mottagande organsiationerna. Totalt har de USD 75,000 att dela ut. Såhär sager GlobalGiving om bonusarna: We're kicking the fourth quarter off with a bang! Join us on October 15th for GlobalGiving's last Bonus Day of the year.…
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Tack!

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Tack! Vi vill tacka alla för det generösa stödet till insamlingsmiddagen som hölls den 25 maj 2013. Ert stöd motiverar oss att fortsätta att arbeta hårt för att göra en skillnad i livet för många barn och deras familjer. Intäkterna från insamlingen kommer att gå oavkortat till att fortsätta stödja JLOF Academic stipendium programmet vid ärkebiskop Janani Luwum Memorial College. Återigen JLOF vill tacka Dig för ditt mycket generösa stöd i att nå våra insamlingsmål. Med tacksamhet, JLOF Styrelse Thank you! We would like to thank everyone for the generous support for the fundraising dinner held on 25 May 2013. Your support motivates us to continue to work hard to make a difference in the lives of many children and their families. The proceeds from the fundraising will be directly…
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Vad ska du göra den 25:e maj?

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Vi erbjuder dig en möjlighet att ha kul och göra en skillnad för barn i Uganda. Samla vänner och bekanta för en insamlingsmiddag med influenser och smaker från Afrika. Priset för middagen på 395 kronor motsvarar ett års studier för 3 barn i Uganda (exklusive uniform och övriga kostnader). Anmäl dig så snart som möjligt genom att klicka på knappen till vänster och betala 395 kronor per person till vårt bankgiro 854-9214. Kvällen kommer bjuda på afrikansk mat och kultur, samt professor Osarenkhoe som delar sina erfarenheter från Kitgum. Platsen är Sundbyberg Folketshus och middagen börjar kl 18:00. Lotterierna (ta med kontanter ;-) ) under kvällen är sponsrade med fina priser av bland annat: Taylor & Jones Sebastien Boudet Umerkajeff Kött till middagen sponsras av Kötthallen i Sundbyberg.
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Please save the date of 25 May 2013 to join us in a fundraising event for JLOF

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It is our pleasure to inform you that one of the first major initiatives in our goal to promote education was successfully implemented in Mucwini, Uganda on the 24 February 2013. During the occasion, 23 students selected for the JLOF Academic Scholarship programme were awarded with certificates of the scholarship. These student will have their tuition fees paid for 2013. If you would like to know more about our scholarship programme and our other projects,  please have a look at: http://www.jlof.net/jlof-academic-scholarship-programme/ Here are some photos from the event in Uganda in February: In our efforts to continue with this and other initiatives, JLOF is holding a fundraising dinner in Stockholm on the evening of 25 May. Please reserve 25th of May to join us.  Details of location and program will be provided at the beginning of…
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College fees in Uganda versus Big Mac

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Sometimes it's good to put costs in a context, like for example how many Big Mac's are needed to accomplish something. Did you for example know that the cost of going to college in Uganda is about 3 or 4 Big Mac in Wester countries? In the infographic below you will see that you could send a kid to college by just skipping 3 or 4 Big Macs per year. It's not at all much to us, but it's crucial to the kids in Uganda. make a difference by telling people about this fact and also telling them about JLOF. Since we only need about 17 USD per year to send a kid to college for a year, you don't have to donate that much (just about a Big Mac…
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JLOF Academic Scholarship programme

JLOF Academic Scholarship programme

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The first 23 students selected for the JLOF Academic Scholarship programme will get their tuition fees paid in the beginning of 2013. This is the real starting point for JLOF's activities and projects. On November 30th 2012 the headmaster of AJLCM announced the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with JLOF at a meeting with students, parents and school management. At the same time the names of the students picked for the scholarships where announced. 20 boys and girls where picked for the scholarship in the first round, and 3 positions have been reserved for endangered girls joining in February 2013. If you would like to know more about our scholarship programme and our other projects, please have a look at our programs page or read on this page if you would…
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