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In Partnership With: WAAKISA (Mercy)

Proposed Project Dates

21st October to 4th November 2017

About The Mission

WAAKISA (Mercy) is a Northern Ireland based Christian charity working with young pregnant girls in Uganda. Unfortunately some girls get pregnant as a result of rape or incest and can no longer live in their family home. LIFT has been working with Waakisa for the past ten years, building a pregnancy care centre which cares for these girls during and after their pregnancy. The girls live at the centre and learn practical parenting and vocational skills, until they are ready to settle down in a new life in the community.

 About The Work

Most of the buildings are now complete and functioning, our 2017 team have been asked to help build an additional building to the education block. As well as this there is always the need to carry out routine maintenance work in order to keep the existing buildings in good condition for many years to come.

Skills Required

Joiners, Bricklayers, Electricians, Painters and Handy Enthusiasts

Team Size

10 Volunteers Required

Donation

To make ths project viable we are asking for a donation of approx. £1,150.00

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