THE SECOND PHASE of Project
Hope will be music compilation CD’s containing music
tracks donated by local and regional musicians.
The first Project Hope compilation CD is set
for release in early 2014.
Proceeds from the sale of
Project Hope DVD's and CD's benefit children in crisis at
The WISH Centre in Barbados, street children and orphans in
Uganda as well as child soldiers in DR Congo.
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PROJECT HOPE PRODUCTS:
The Orphans Cry DVD is now for sale online at US $15 plus
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The Orphans Cry Wrist Bands
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to hear what local Barbadian artists are.saying about Project
Seen here at the music video shoot.
Seen here Anthony Carter, known as Mighty Gabby, he is a
Barbadian calypsonian and a Cultural Ambassador for the island
to view Project Hope introductory presentation at the Lloyd
Erskin Sanderford Conference Centre..
The proceeds of this venture Project Hope
will be divided between three worthy causes.
United Caribbean Trust
(UCT)has placed a deposit to purchase
an or phanage for sexually abused street children in
Jenny, the founder of
UCT, seen below, distributing gifts to some of the children
at Hope Child Care Centre.
The orphanage is located in 2 1/2 acres of land on the outskirts
of the capital Kampala.
It is in need of refurbishment but children are already living
there being supported by the community.
This is a great opportunity to make a real difference
in the life of a child.
Uganda is one country to benefit from Project Hope.
Uganda is said to have the highest number of orphans in the
A quarter of all homesteads haven orphan who lost both
parents to AIDS.
This little girl lives in the Orphanage
in Uganda that United Caribbean Trust (UCT) is attempting
to purchase to establish Hope Child
US Bureau for Labour Affairs indicates that about 5,000 children
in Uganda beg, wash cars, scavenge, work as commercial
sex workers and sell small items on the streets of Kampala.
The number of street children has been rising steadily for
the last five years.
An estimated half of Uganda's 1.8 million orphans
have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS.
A report by the World Vision revealed that 62% of children,
boys and girls, living in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
or Refugee camps in northern Uganda were victims of sexual
Many report that they are compelled to have sex
in exchange for basic needs.
There are currently 935,000 children living in Refugee camps in
Uganda, according to the World Vision statistics. The two-decade
long Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency has left tens of thousands
of people dead and over 1.4 million people homeless in northern
The LRA rebels have abducted thousands of children and have forced
them to fight against the Ugandan Army and the Acholi people. The
UN estimated some 25,000 children were kidnapped and enslaved by
the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels during their war with the
government, but a recent World Bank report put the number at 60,000.
United Caribbean Trust (UCT) has
been working in Uganda for over four years and our UCT representative,
seen here, Pastor Abraham is based in our Headquarters in Kampala.
seen here in the centre of the street children on one of the
rubbish dumps in Kampala, pastors the church that the Hope
African Children's Choir was birthed out of and has been instrumental
in helping to organize them in their efforts to bring awareness
to the plight of their brothers and sisters in DR Congo as
well as on the streets of Kampala, Uganda.
UCT and ABCD
(the African arm of UCT) are inviting artistes from Barbados
to participate in the making of a DVD and re-make of a song
by the HCC called “The Orphans” .
Seen here Bishop Pinos and Jenny Tryhane with some of
the children in the Hope
African Children's Choir.
"The Village" a Centre for Empowerment
of Refugee And Orphans (CERAO).
CERAO is a Congolese non-governmental organization, founded on March
30th 1996 in DR Congo to help and support children that are victims
CERAO is responsible for the running of a rehabilitation
camp for demobilized child soldiers in the outskirts of Beni
in DRC. This camp, often termed “The
Village”, has been established to receive approximately
50 boys but the situation has at times demanded twice that
UCT is believing that this DVD will also assist in establishing
Estate on the 46,000 acres of land that has recently been
donated to the Trust by the DR Congo government.
In developing tropical countries, Moringa trees have been
used to combat malnutrition, especially among infants and
sincere thanks to those that showed up at the Presentation
for Project Hope Saturday Sept 28th including Mighty Gabby,
John King, Jaicko Lawrence; Allison Norville Ford, Nayan,
Shirrah, Shane "Fresh" Holder, Kristan, Glen and
others that came and committed to support the making of
the Project Hope DVD.
to learn more.
What a long way we have come in just two
months, the official launch of Project Hope at Limegrove.
At the main table left to right: Alison Martin
and Jenny Tryhane the project administrators, KB of Hit
Island Studios who donating his studio for the recording
of the song "The Orphans Cry". Next to him is
Sirrah sitting next to
Gabby and Poonka.
visit the launch
to view the Project Hope booth.
United Caribbean Trust/Project Hope
At any branch of CIBC First Caribbean
Account # 1001122524
Swift Code FCIBBBBB
CHEQUES CAN BE POSTED TO:
United Caribbean Trust/Project Hope
P O Box 5123