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The Rotary Club of Traverse Bay Sunrise, Michigan, USA, was chartered in 1999 and has about 60 members. The club’s signature project is Backpacks for Kids
. More than 6,500 backpacks have been distributed to local students.
Lawrence Branco Sekalegga, founder and executive director of the Bitone Center for Disadvantaged Children, graduated from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, with a degree in music, dance, and drama.
3. In June, the Bitone children performed in front of Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza during his three-day visit to Uganda.
According to UNICEF, there are an estimated 2.2 million orphans in Uganda. Nearly 65 percent of the nation’s youth fall under the category of "orphans and other vulnerable children." Half of the country’s orphans have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS.