Meet Choir 50

Meet Choir 50

May 15th, 2019

As the children and chaperones of Choir 50 make their final preparations before tour, we’d like to introduce you to some of the talented boys and girls who will be bringing joy across North America this summer!

Sarah

9 year-old Sarah lives with her paternal aunt and five siblings in Mityana, Uganda, whilst her father works as a taxi driver and her mother as a farmer. Her favourite part of being in the Choir is doing devotions where they sing and learn about God.

Sarah one day hopes to become a Nurse so she can treat sick people. She is looking forward to meeting new people on tour, making new friends and leaning about different cultures.

Favourite Subject: English Language
Favourite Book: Peter And Jane
Favourite Colour: Red

Jordan

Jordan is also 9-years-old and lives with his mother and sibling in Kabale, Uganda. With his mother unemployed, the Choir has come as a life-changing opportunity for Jordan. He is most looking forward to his first flight as he would like to become a Pilot.

When asked what he most enjoys about being part of the Choir, Jordan expresses his gratitude for having his own bed and three meals a day.

Favourite Animal/Pet: Cow
Favourite Game: Football
Favourite Activity:  Playing football and singing in the Choir

Shield

7-year-old Shield lives in the rural area of Kabale, Uganda with her mother, father and two siblings. Shield likes to help her mother with washing dishes and fetching water from the well whilst her father works as a taxi driver.

Shield is looking forward to seeing different countries when on tour and to experience new things. Her favourite thing about being in the Choir is having her education paid for, as she hopes to one day become a Nurse so she can look after her family and other sick people.

Favourite Book: Story of Baby Jesus
Favourite Colour: White
Favourite Food: Rice and Meat

Blessing

8-year-old Blessing also comes from Kabale, where he lives with his three siblings and his mother who sells fruit to try and make a living.

Blessing is looking forward to making new friends and visiting different places – he would like to be a Pilot. Blessing loves the devotions and the reading culture that the Choir has instilled in him and is grateful that the school has a better learning environment with enough textbooks for him to study and excel.

Favourite Animal/Pet: Monkeys
Favourite Game: Playing with toys
Favourite Activity: Reading and playing

Jemimah

7-year-old Jemimah lives in Luwero, Uganda with her parents and three siblings. She dreams of becoming a Teacher so she can teach the future Doctors, Teachers, Pilots and many more.

Being in the Choir has helped Jemimah learn many new things – it makes her happy! She enjoys the prayer sessions at Choir training, enjoys the view by the school (the first time she’s ever seen a lake) and loves reading.

Favourite Subject: English Language/ Literacy
Favourite Book: Child’s Tiger
Favourite Colour: White

Joshua

Joshua is 9-years-old and lives with his maternal aunt whilst his mother works as a Farmer and father as a Pastor further in the village of Kabale. He is one five children in his family. He helps his aunt by fetching fire wood and water.

Joshua hopes to become a Doctor one day is grateful for the ‘good teachers and chaperones’ who guide the children to fulfil their dreams. The thing that intrigues Joshua the most about tour is seeing bigger roads and buildings.

Favourite Animal/Pet: Cow
Favourite Game: Football
Favourite Activity: Playing football and Reading. He also enjoys singing and dancing

Patricia

Patricia comes from the Bulenga area of Uganda where she lives with her mother and two brothers. Her mother sells snacks to try to make a living for the four of them.

Patricia dreams of becoming a professional dancer and choreographer, coaching traditional dance. She is so happy to have joined the Choir as not only does she get to dance, she also has friends to play with. When on tour, Patricia is most excited to see different animals such as horses and dogs (and maybe even camels, if there are any).

Favourite Animal: Horses
Favourite Game: Chair Dance
Favourite Activity: Musical activities- Learning how to sing and dance.

Simon Peter

8 year-old Simon Peter is one of four children living in Luwero, Uganda. He is a keen drummer who one day wants to become a Pilot.

Simon Peter is most looking forward to seeing a plane and meeting people of different professions when he starts tour.

Favourite Activity: Playing games, singing and dancing and drumming
Favourite Subject: Mathematics
Favourite Book: Little Tigers

Sandra Miracle

8-year-old Sandra lives with her family in Western Uganda. Her father makes a living washing cars whilst her mother is a chef at a small restaurant.

Sandra is thankful for the three-meals-a-day she receives at Choir training and is excited to tour so she can visit zoos, form new friendships and learn how to speak English fluently.

When she grows-up, Sandra would like to be an Engineer, working on airplanes.

Favourite Game: Football and Volleyball
Favourite Animal/Pet: Buffalos
Favourite Activity: Playing games and helping out with chores

Joseph

Joseph is eight-years-old, his mother trades in foodstuffs to care for him and his brother in the Kampala district of Uganda.

One day, Joseph would like to become an Accountant and he is grateful for the teachers and learning environment provided by the Choir.

On tour, Joseph is very much looking forward to learning how to swim.

Favourite Subject: Mathematics
Favourite Book: Peter and Jane
Favourite Colour: Red

Linnet

Linnet is one of four children, her parents sell goods to make a living for them all in the Kabale district of Uganda.

Linnet enjoys being part of the Choir because of the care they receive at the African Children’s Choir Primary School. She loves studying and hopes to become a Teacher.

On tour she is excited to see animals, such as cats and dogs, and is looking forward to making international friendships.

Favourite Subject: Mathematics
Favourite Book: We Have Fun
Favourite Colour: White

James

James is nine and lives with his single mother who sells vegetables so she can care for her five children in the Kampala district of Uganda.

James wants to become a Pilot and he is excited to see big airports and airplanes on tour. He loves being part of the Choir as he enjoys learning how to sing and dance.

Favourite Animal/Pet: Cow
Favourite Game: Likes to play Football
Favourite Activity: Playing football and eating. He also enjoys skipping rope

Blessing

Nine-year-old Blessing lives with her mother, father and four siblings in the Kabale District of Uganda. There, her mother and father work long hours to try to provide for their children, selling pots and assisting in a shop.

Blessing is looking forward to performing to people on tour, she loves to sing! She is hoping that tour will allow her to learn how to speak English fluently.

With dreams of becoming a Nurse, Blessing is really enjoying her time at the Choir academy, and is most grateful to have a bed of her very own.

Favourite Animal/Pet: Goats
Favourite Game: Football/ Soccer
Favourite Activity: Reading books. Doing housework and making friends

Jacob

As one of six children, Jacob’s parents work hard helping fix cars and tending a shop so they can care for them the best they can.

Jacob’s dream for the future is to become a Cardiologist. He is looking forward to discovering new cultures and visiting new cities. He feels that joining the Choir has allowed him to make a new, loving family.

Favourite Subject: Science
Favourite Book: The Story Bible
Favourite Colour: Blue

Allan

Eight- year-old Allan is one of three children living with his parents in Mityana, Uganda. He would like to become a Mathematics Teacher.

Allan loves his new Choir family and has really enjoyed his stay at the Choir Training Facility as it has “better facilities like the beds and study environment”. Looking towards tour, Allan is excited to learn how to swim and to visit parks where he can play.

Favourite Subject: Mathematics
Favourite Book: Peter and Jane
Favourite Colour: White

Anisha

Anisha lives with her family in the area of Kabale, Uganda. She dreams of becoming a Doctor.

At the Choir Training Academy, Anisha has enjoyed the care and education that has been provided to her for free and is looking forward to visiting parks and meeting new people when on tour.

Favourite Animal/Pet: Cow
Favourite Game: Football
Favourite Activity: Playing games and making friends

Evanis

Evanis is the eldest, at ten-years-old. He’s mother and father struggle to find work so he lives with his uncle in Kampala. He is one of five children.

Evanos is really excited to experience his first flight – as he would like to become a Pilot. He is so grateful for the Choir for providing him with a free education.

Favourite Food: Spaghetti and Meat
Favourite Animal/Pet: Turkey
Favourite Game: Football

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