Uganda
Contact Information
Office Contact:

Brother Mark Kiwummulo - Assistant Office Manager

Office Address:

P.O. Box 22653 Green Leaves Building Suite 1- Ground Floor Plot 28- Chorley Crescent- Luzira Kampala UGANDA

Business: 256-392-597245
Email: uganda@vgroffice.org 


Country Demographics

Capital:
Kampala

Population:
31,367,972

Languages:
English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic

Religion:
Roman Catholic 41.9%, Protestant 42% (Anglican 35.9%, Pentecostal 4.6%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.5%), Muslim 12.1%, other 3.1%, none 0.9%

Life Expectancy:
52.34 years

GDP per-capita:
$900

Of Interest:
The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country on the East of the African plateau, averaging about 1100 meters (3,250 ft) above sea level, and this slopes very steadily downwards to the Sudanese Plain to the North. Uganda lies almost completely within the Nile basin. Cricket is the most popular sport in Uganda.

Location:
Eastern Africa, west of Kenya

Office History

Till November 2004, activities of the Library were in the hands of Brother Okello William, now in the United Kingdom, and the late Peter Ochola respectively. Coordination was all centralized at Nairobi by Brother Barnabas Kariuki.

In 2002, representatives of Voice Of God Recordings in Jeffersonville, Indiana, came to review the library activity covering the whole country and recommended a setting up of new libraries countrywide.

Consequently and in total Uganda now has 43 established libraries. In November 2004 VGR representatives came to Uganda to set up an office, recruit a manager, and review the overall VGR library focus. Brother Bolahs was recommended for position of office manager for the Kampala office and charged with the responsibility of:

•    Coordinating and supervising distribution of VGR material

•    Representing VGR in Uganda

•    Being liaison person between field libraries and Jeffersonville

•    Writing monthly reports to Jeffersonville

•    And any other assignment as given by Jeffersonville.

 To date, an office has already been set up and equipped as follows:

•    Two laptop computers

•    3 Desktop computers

•    Internet connection

•    Telephone connection

•    One full time office manager

•    One full time office assistant

Special Information

The office currently serves approximately 600 churches throughout Uganda. The office mission and vision is to get the Message to every needy hand and in line with the aims and objectives of Voice Of God Recordings in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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