Onialeku Primary School is on the outskirts of Arua, West Nile, Uganda. It is the school that Fitzroy funded through Fields Of Life. I have blogged here about how vital education is in Uganda and how it is a matter of choice and dedication not assumed or obligatory as it is is here - story of Onialeku and the Ugandan Education CLICK here
It needs a Perimeter fence. It needs this to gain the government certificate for finding. This is the next step in our school’s development. There are security issues in Uganda and children have been known to be taken and even sacrificed to appease the witch doctor. To raise money for the fence there are a few things happening.
ONIALEKU FUND RAISERS
MICHAEL FITCH CYCLES THE GRAN FONDO
On the first weekend of June Michael Fitch and the UHY Hacker Young Fitch cycle team will take on the 110 mile (8000ft) Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia Mourne Cycle - EVENT INFO HERE. To donate to the Onialeku Perimeter Fence and other school equipment CLICK HERE
RICHARD GUTHRIE CYCLES THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY
Then... Richard Guthrie is cycling the Wild Atlantic Way Addax 2016 - INFO HERE. It is along the west coast of Ireland from Kindle to Derry. From June 17 - to June 24 he will ride his bike 2100km in 7 days. To donate CLICK HERE...
ONIALEKU CRAFT SALE - JUNE 19 @ 12.30 in FITZROY
Finally, on June 19th, at 12.30, after the morning service at Fitzroy there will be a SALE OF CRAFTS. These will not be just any old crafts but will be crafts made by Fitzroy peeps from African cloth purchased in Arua, West Nile, Uganda last August. You don't even have to come to Church. Drop in after the service at 12.30 and have a cuppa and buy a cushion or tea cozy or tablet cover or... all carefully crafted in Ugandan style!
It is a very exciting and inspirational thing to see Ugandan children enjoying an education. It is our desire in Fitzroy that they would have the best buildings, resources and teachers to maximise this privilege. Please make even the smallest contribution.