Fun in Australia!

What a great time Choir 72 is having in Australia! It’s now 6 weeks since we arrived and we have had a blast touring around QLD and seeing people’s lives touched and changed through the stories and music in our new production Oh, What Love. We have been hosted by wonderful churches and made lots of new friends. We want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has signed up for sponsorship at one of our concerts. We know the impact is has back home and we appreciate you!

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We love experiencing new things and visiting new places, especially Australia’s beautiful beaches. Some of the children got the opportunity to go horse riding with their host family. This was the first time in their life they had ever done anything like that and it was a beautiful experience! In Dayboro we escaped the hot weather by jumping into a swimming pool. It was some of the children’s first time swimming and you could see the joy in their faces.

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Last week our friends at Family Dental in Brisbane generously gave all the children a check-up. This is a gift they give Watoto every year and we are so thankful to them for looking after us!

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Thank you very much to everyone who has blessed us during our stay in QLD. We love you! This week we will be heading south and are looking forward to meeting all our friends in NSW!

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Watoto Worship Camp

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The What: Watoto Worship Camp

The Why: Many of our Watoto children have taken the initiative to teach themselves how to play musical instruments, and organise themselves into bands, choirs and dance groups. They have become skilled even without any professional guidance. The reason for the Watoto Worship Camp is to provide them with professional guidance in various creative streams including Song Writing, Production, and Music (leading and playing instruments). We know they have great potential and are grateful to those who have come to help shape that.

The Team: Watoto is honoured that this team of outstanding professionals have willingly given of their time and finances to come to Uganda and help. Hannah Hobbs, Markus Huber, Sean Curran, Joshua Silverberg, Zach Brose, Tim Gugudan, Josh Bronleewe, Andrew Young, Rebekah Bichsel, Brad Bichsel, Tara Hall Brose and Katie Bronleewe, we thank you.

Find out more about this particular camp at http://bradandrebekahmusic.com/wwc/.

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Watch out for future camps.

God bless you and we love you.

Watoto Golf Challenge

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Have you enjoyed the Watoto Children’s Choir? Well, here’s another fun way in which you can support our precious children.

Play or support a golfer in the 1st ever Watoto Golf Challenge this Father’s Day weekend, while transforming lives in Africa.


Get in the game – no matter what your skill level. Or if you’re unable to participate as a golfer, pledge to contribute towards a golfer.
The challenge will take place in various ways in 3 cities.

In Uganda: Play as many holes of golf during the 3-day Watoto Golf Challenge on Father’s Day weekend, 19-21 June 2015.
As a Golfer: Register for only UGX 20,000 in your district or at the Watoto offices. Every golfer must raise as much support for each hole they play. A minimum of 3 rounds of golf or 54 holes must be played over the duration of the challenge.
As a Supporter: Select a golfer to support. Donate to their cause per hole that they finish. Contribute either online or in person. More details at watoto.com/golfchallenge.

In Canada: Support long-term friend of Watoto, John Burns, pastor of Relate Church in Vancouver Canada in the challenge of his life. At 62, he will attempt to play 200 holes of golf, kicking off just before midnight (23.59pm) on Father’s Day, 21 June 2015 at Peace Portal Golf Course in Surrey, BC. Donate to his cause or come play alongside him on 22 June and you may catch a glimpse of him as he races against the sun to meet his target. Every contribution to support John, goes to Watoto. Donate to him online at watoto.com/golfchallenge today or contact Toll free 1.866.9WATOTO or canada@watoto.com!

In Tampa, USA: Register to play in the traditional golf outing onFriday, 19 June. If you can’t be in Tampa, sign up to donate towards those who are participating. Contact Aubrey Hudson at +1 813 948 4343 X1011 or eMail her at aubrey.hudson@watoto.com. We value every contribution.

When you join the Watoto Golf Challenge, you help make a difference in the lives of orphaned children and vulnerable women in Uganda.