Japanese Charity Plans Aids Home
March 19, 2003
Posted to the web March 20, 2003
Sheila C. Kulubya
Ashinaga, a Japanese charity
organisation, plans to build a modern home for AIDS orphans in
The home, to be named Rainbow House,
will be built at Nansana on the outskirts of Kampala.
Orphans will receive professional counse
ling, emotional as well as material support at the home.
Ashinaga's Director of Public Relations, Okazaki Yukichi, said
construction begins in a couple of months. The house will be
complete in November.
"Uganda has the highest number of
AIDS orphans in Africa, we want to raise awareness about the
plight of these children and help them live normal
lives," Mr Okazaki said at the weekend at Botanical
Gardens during a party and day out for more 300 orphans.
Ashinaga is currently supporting 375 orphans.