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SYNERGY UGANDA, IGANGA, Uganda

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Address: P.O.BOX 521 IGANGA
IGANGA, 256  
Uganda
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 10
Number of People Being Served: 5000
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Mission Statement


To equip and empower families to lead improved lives in poverty reduced communities

Description


Synergy Uganda is an indigenous community based organization with its offices at Igamba in the Iganga municipality. We started operating in 2006 with a goal of reaching out to the poor communities through social, community programs that can enhance people?s lives. Our areas of operation are currently in Iganga district. We formed as a result of many HIV Orphaned children in Busoga Sub-region. Synergy Uganda stands for integrity, stewardship, love, compassion, excellence and dignity. Our core strategy is to do holistic child development though sponsorship and donations. Synergy Uganda will always demonstrate excellence in a vast ministry of children and families in poverty. We are helping the neediest children and families, we can reach a cross East Africa particularly Uganda. In Uganda children below 18 years constitute about 57.4% of the general country population (30.7million people) and they are the most vulnerable, extremely/ severely exploited, isolated, abused and exploited. This has affected their growth and development patterns; caused stunted growth, low class retention / comprehension levels. It has been discovered that child vulnerability is caused by domestic violence, very low incomes, house hold food insecurity, high school drop-out, negative cultural practices, poor parenting skills, HIV/AIDS, High malaria prevalence, accidents that claim the lives of parents on the roads, and high fertility rate of Ugandan women producing at a ratio of 1:7. Our desire as an organization/ministry is to provide a Spiritually, Emotionally, Physically/Health and Educational atmosphere where children can worship and fellowship, socialize; learn primary health care and at least a skill that can help them in their adulthood. We are targeting 500.000 children from the remote parts of Uganda. About 70% of these rural children do not have access to good education, health care, and emotionally stable families that show them love. These children need food, clothing, bedding, protection, a place to study, and the ability to treat any illnesses. Illiteracy is high because of the biting poverty, and high school dropout. It is our mission to mobilize resources nationally and internationally to help these highly vulnerable children in Uganda in need. We recognize that there are a number of channels to address poverty, but we believe that there is a unique and strategic manner in which to address it. Poverty takes hold and persists and circumstances in which there is lack of opportunity, which crushes hope and leaves children and the youth with a feeling of powerless. This can be as a result of inadequate social services, low income or social discrimination, oppression or limiting behavior rooted in cultures. We therefore believe that, the creation of opportunity is the beginning of hope and the empowering of people to eventually overcome the poor state they live in.

Synergy Uganda is an indigenous community based organization with its offices at Igamba in the Iganga municipality. We started operating in 2006 with a goal of reaching out to the poor communities through social, community programs that can enhance people?s lives. Our areas of operation are currently in Iganga district. We formed as a result of many HIV Orphaned children in Busoga Sub-region. Synergy Uganda stands for integrity, stewardship, love, compassion, excellence and dignity. Our core strategy is to do holistic child development though sponsorship and donations. Synergy Uganda will always demonstrate excellence in a vast ministry of children and families in poverty. We are helping the neediest children and families, we can reach a cross East Africa particularly Uganda. In Uganda children below 18 years constitute about 57.4% of the general country population (30.7million people) and they are the most vulnerable, extremely/ severely exploited, isolated, abused and exploited. This has affected their growth and development patterns; caused stunted growth, low class retention / comprehension levels. It has been discovered that child vulnerability is caused by domestic violence, very low incomes, house hold food insecurity, high school drop-out, negative cultural practices, poor parenting skills, HIV/AIDS, High malaria prevalence, accidents that claim the lives of parents on the roads, and high fertility rate of Ugandan women producing at a ratio of 1:7. Our desire as an organization/ministry is to provide a Spiritually, Emotionally, Physically/Health and Educational atmosphere where children can worship and fellowship, socialize; learn primary health care and at least a skill that can help them in their adulthood. We are targeting 500.000 children from the remote parts of Uganda. About 70% of these rural children do not have access to good education, health care, and emotionally stable families that show them love. These children need food, clothing, bedding, protection, a place to study, and the ability to treat any illnesses. Illiteracy is high because of the biting poverty, and high school dropout. It is our mission to mobilize resources nationally and internationally to help these highly vulnerable children in Uganda in need. We recognize that there are a number of channels to address poverty, but we believe that there is a unique and strategic manner in which to address it. Poverty takes hold and persists and circumstances in which there is lack of opportunity, which crushes hope and leaves children and the youth with a feeling of powerless. This can be as a result of inadequate social services, low income or social discrimination, oppression or limiting behavior rooted in cultures. We therefore believe that, the creation of opportunity is the beginning of hope and the empowering of people to eventually overcome the poor state they live in.

Mission Statement: To equip and empower families to lead improved lives in poverty reduced communities

Organizational Statement of Faith


SYNERGY UGANDA. Statement of Faith We believe that the sole basis of my beliefs is the Bible, God's infallible written Word, the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments. I believe that it was uniquely, verbally and fully inspired by the Holy Spirit and that it was written without error (inerrant) in the original manuscripts. It is the supreme and final authority in all matters faith and salvation on which it speaks. We accept those areas of doctrinal teaching on which, historically, there has been general agreement among all true Christians. One God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit Our Lord Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, His virgin birth, His sinless human life, His divine miracles, His vicarious and atoning death, His bodily resurrection, His ascension, His mediatorial work, and His Personal return in power and glory and therefore believe that: 1. There is one true God, eternally existing in three persons -- Father, Son, and Holy Spirit -- each of whom possesses equally all the attributes of Deity and the characteristics of personality. 2. Jesus Christ is God, the living Word, who became flesh through His miraculous conception by the Holy Spirit and His virgin birth. Hence, He is perfect Deity and true humanity united in one person forever. 3. He lived a sinless life and voluntarily atoned for the sins of men by dying on the cross as their substitute, thus satisfying divine justice and accomplishing salvation for all who trust in Him alone. 4. He rose from the dead in the same body, though glorified, in which He lived and died. 5. He ascended bodily into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God the Father, where He, the only mediator between God and man, continually makes intercession for His own. 6. Man was originally created in the image of God. He sinned by disobeying God; thus, he was alienated from his Creator. That historic fall brought all mankind under divine condemnation. 7. Man's nature is corrupted, and he is thus totally unable to please God. Every man is in need of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit. 8. The salvation of man is wholly a work of God's free grace and is not the work, in whole or in part, of human works or goodness or religious ceremony. God imputes His righteousness to those who put their faith in Christ alone for their salvation, and thereby justified them in His sight. 9. It is the privilege of all who are born again of the Spirit to be assured of their salvation from the very moment in which they trust Christ as their Savior. This assurance is not based upon any kind of human merit, but is produced by the witness of the Holy Spirit, who confirms in the believer the testimony of God in His written word. 10. The Holy Spirit has come into the world to reveal and glorify Christ and to apply the saving work of Christ to men. He convicts and draws sinners to Christ, imparts new life to them, continually indwells them from the moment of spiritual birth and seals them until the day of redemption. His fullness, power and control are appropriated in the believer's life by faith. 11. Every believer is called to live so in the power of the indwelling Spirit that he will not fulfill the lust of the flesh but will bear fruit to the glory of God. 12. Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, His Body, which is composed of all men, living and dead, who have been joined to Him through saving faith. 13. God admonishes His people to assemble together regularly for worship, for participation in ordinances, for edification through the Scriptures and for mutual encouragement. 14. At physical death the believer enters immediately into eternal, conscious fellowship with the Lord and awaits the resurrection of his body to everlasting glory and blessing. 15. At physical death the unbeliever enters immediately into eternal, conscious separation from the Lord and awaits the resurrection of his body to everlasting judgment and condemnation. 16. Jesus Christ will come again to the earth -- personally, visibly and bodily -- to consummate history and the eternal plan of God. 17. The Lord Jesus Christ commanded all believers to proclaim the Gospel throughout the world and to disciple men of every nation. The fulfillment of that Great Commission requires that all worldly and personal ambitions be subordinated to a total commitment to "Him who loved us and gave Himself for us." May God Bless you.


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