Friday, August 22, 2014


This summer was a huge success for our education program! With the help of several stateside volunteers, Fount of Mercy hosted two literacy trainings. We were thrilled to have over 22 teachers and parents participating in our phonics training. More trainings to come this Fall.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dignified Births

Fount of Mercy is working towards helping Ugandan mothers have safer, more dignified births. This article outlines why.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Taxes: Check!

990 submitted! Woohoo! (Nonprofit annual taxes) Riveting news, I know, but such a relief to have them done. Back to the exciting work. Have a lovely weekend everyone.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Village Bank

We have a new village bank in Bukaya, Uganda! The village bank has 30 participants- both men and women. The group meets once a week and is quickly becoming a tight knit community who cares for each other. We are so eager to watch this group grow.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Breaking the Cycle

This month our community health program associate has been visiting past HIV/AIDS workshop attendees to survey their students. The hope is that teachers have been passing along the life saving information they learned in our workshops to their students. We want to break the cycle of misinformation and believe well informed teachers are vital to this cause.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Our vocational development program had a great month. We taught 3 business class, started a new advanced business class, and now have a second successful village bank moving forward.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

One Year Anniversary

Recently we celebrated our one year anniversary of employing 12 Ugandans in our scarf making workshop. So far we have made over 4300 scarves for the GO Exchange and are currently working on an exciting line for the Fall.