Yoash Mayende is from Namutumba, Uganda, where he is a member of Abayudaya (the People of Judah), a group of seven communities in Eastern Uganda practicing and observing Judaism. Yoash founded the Tikkun Olam Nursery and Primary School in his home community and is currently raising money to build a well for his village.
By Yoash Mayende
This Determined Ugandan Jew is Building a Well for His Village— and did the Fundraising, too.
I’ve always had a love and a talent for making things work out. When I see a problem in my community or a chance to improve, it’s in my nature to find a way to fix it – and from a young age, I was able to put my ability into practice. My father passed…
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