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|Seen here Pastor Lotie's wife
Stella Akondowi modeling her new outfit made in the UCT sewing
God be the glory.
Stella you have every reason to smile because
God is smiling down on us.
UCT thanks all who sewed into this ministry
enabling it to be established. 1 year scholarship
costs US $15 per month or 1/4 of the child sponsorship program.
Seen below Stella and Mirriam in the factory
with the UCT sewing machines - Praise God.
Last year a
new opportunity developed that enable UCT to purchase a property
in Mbeya. The 3 year old property is located within a walled
enclosure and covers 2,450sq ft ground space, it is large
enough to become the town church we have been praying about.
It will seat over 300 people African style.
to visit the UCT Africa website to learn more.
Seen here the new roof being erected
|On the grounds is another smaller
building that seconds as theWomen's
Empowerment Sewing Project Factory.It can facilitate
30 sewing machines, the project has already been established
with 6 sewing machines but there is a great need for expansion.
UCT will need to generate at least US $5,000
for the factory refurbishment and US $4,500 for the 30 Sewing
a letter of prayer from Tanzania
"First of all thanks very much, with
the project we as women are so glad to be part of the it,
we thanks the leadership of the UCT for the project which
will change our lives for the better on the other hand we
thank the Lord for giving you the vision of this project"
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another letter of thanks from one of the ladies already
in the program.
The Tanzania team plan to market the products through
the schools in Tanzania and Liberty PVT school has already agreed
to purchase school uniforms from the UCT -Tanzania Sewing Project
In the Caribbean UCT plans to promote the project
through the schools in our region where children will be able to
select styles and order outfits. These will be imported from Africa
and sold at our 'Africa Appeal' outlets in Barbados.
Senator Lynette Eastmond, Barbados' Minister of
Commerce, Consumer Affairs and Business Development, speaking on
September 2006 at a business seminar at United Nations (UN) House,
in association with the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation
(BIDC), is of the view that the "synergies to be derived
from Barbados' reconnection with Africa, have great potential for
culture, the economy, trade and investment".
Senator Eastmond commented that as part of the foreign
policy, "Barbados has set for itself a goal of reconnecting
with the African continent". She shared several ways in
which the current has achieved this goal.<
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