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Standing by Herself for the First Time!

  • Take one small 7 year old girl from a village in Northern Uganda  who has never walked  (Apiyo),
  • Add 2 compassionate volunteers distributing food during the lockdown caused by the pandemic (Gabriel and Martin), and
  • Blend with many generous supporters from the U.S. (YOU!).

What do you get?

A changed life!

Happiness! Hope! Love!

Watch the 1 minute 23 second video of Apiyo's transformation story.

Apiyo standing for the first time while her mom, Florence, watches!

Practicing against the wall.

Learning to use the standing frame.

Back at home practicing with the standing frame.

Happiness Abounds! Martin, Apiyo, and Gabriel after a successful journey.

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