Meet Jemimah

Jemimah Nasanga is a phenomenal singer, songwriter, producer, and worship leader, cherished by a broad fan base and fellow musicians around the world. The Uganda-born artist is well-known for the love and hope that flow through her music, endlessly inspiring those living across the continent of Africa. In 1984, Jemimah was selected to join the […]

Specioza

Specioza, whom we call Special, could have never imagined she would be living and working where she is now. Last September, she made one of the toughest decisions of her life. Located in Isingiro district of Southwestern Uganda, Nakivale Refugee Settlement is home to families and individuals who come from Uganda’s neighbouring countries such as […]

Cultivating a Spirit of Giving

We’re serious about achieving our mission of “helping Africa’s most vulnerable children today, so they can help Africa tomorrow.” From the time they join Music for Life as young children until long after they graduate, we present our students with ongoing opportunities to serve people and communities in need. Most recently, children studying at the […]

Choir 47 Begins N.A. Tour

Our 47th African Children’s Choir launched their North American tour just a few weeks ago, with 19 of the most adorable, passionate and talented children we’ve ever met. Kids like 8-year-old Joshua (“Big Josh”), 8-year-old Flavia, and 8-year-old Jeremiah are winding their way through the U.S. and Canada. Joshua, who wants to be a pastor […]

A New Dream for the Next Generation

Widespread poverty, devastating diseases, crumbling infrastructure, tribal tensions, crippling corruption, hunger…. So many of the issues we associate with poverty stem from the lack of one simple human right we often take for granted – a quality education. The kind of education that empowers graduates to compete for jobs that pay living wages. The kind […]

Music for Life Centres

Each week, Choir alumni who are now in university give back by volunteering at a local primary school where they run our Music for Life Centres. These programmes enable us to work with some of Uganda and Kenya’s neediest children through partnerships with a number of impoverished local primary schools. Recently, 8-year-old Joshua started attending […]

Meet David

Meet David. David is from Kenya and toured with Choirs 14, 15 and 16. After earning a university degree in education in 2011, David became a primary school teacher. The African Children’s Choir was so impressed with his passion and gift for teaching that we hired him to teach Science at our primary school in […]

Meet Flavia

When eight-year-old Flavia joined the African Children’s Choir Training Academy in October this year, she knew she would be learning to sing and dance. But she didn’t realise the full extent of the opportunity. Now, seven weeks into the programme, she has a new perspective on what it has to offer. “At the Training Academy, […]

The Power of Music

This post was written by Sandra, who toured with the 24th African Children’s Choir, as well as with the Base Choir in 2007. She most recently toured with Ubuntu in the spring of 2016. Sandra is 20 years old and just began her post-secondary education. She is pursuing a career in international relations. I was […]

Job Shadowing in Australia

Ubuntu toured Australia for three months this spring, performing 28 concerts and hosting 21 workshops. The group had the special honour of performing for the Department of Foreign Affairs staff, as well as dignitaries in Canberra and at the Collingwood President’s Club. In addition to their performances, members of Ubuntu had the privilege of interacting […]

Making a Difference

Greeted with smiling faces and warm hugs, we instantly felt the warmth and care of Uganda. We were welcomed by a group of young adults who once toured with the African Children’s Choir. As we drove in, the sign caught my eye; below the familiar logo was the statement: Making a Difference. Within a matter […]

Impact(ed) in Adjumani

We’re excited to share an update on what has been accomplished through the outreach programmes that you generously gave toward at Christmas. In early January, a team of five university students from Choir 16, 20 & 21 travelled to Adjumani, a Sudanese refugee camp in Northern Uganda. Accompanied by a mentor, Abraham from Choir 3, […]