Africa

Ugandan Children Perform to Raise Awareness for Orphansi
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December 20, 2012
The members of Uganda's Watoto Children's Choir have suffered more than any child should have to -- the loss of parents from war or disease, the horror of being taken as child soldiers in Uganda's devastating civil conflict, abject poverty and the ravages of HIV / AIDS. The group,on a world tour and performing now in the United States, brings a message of hope and resilence in the face of sadness and despair. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the acclaimed children’s choir, ambassadors for the millions of orphaned children in Africa.

Ugandan Children Perform to Raise Awareness for Orphans

Published December 20, 2012

The members of Uganda's Watoto Children's Choir have suffered more than any child should have to -- the loss of parents from war or disease, the horror of being taken as child soldiers in Uganda's devastating civil conflict, abject poverty and the ravages of HIV / AIDS. The group,on a world tour and performing now in the United States, brings a message of hope and resilence in the face of sadness and despair. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the acclaimed children’s choir, ambassadors for the millions of orphaned children in Africa.


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