Pilgrim is the Ugandan Christian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that our program works with. Its HQ are in Seattle, and field offices are located in Kampala and Soroti. Pilgrim supports Internally Displaced Persons in Uganda as a response to the country’s military and economic conflicts. Its other projects involve disaster relief, public health and education.
Pilgrim works specifically in the Teso sub-region of Uganda, which includes the districts of Amuria, Bukedea, Kaberamaido, Katakwi, Kumi, and Soroti, with Soroti district and Soroti town acting as the main hub for Pilgrim’s programming and offices.
Read more about their work here.
People at PilgrimEdit
Angella Amuron Head of the Pilgrim Soroti field office -- after David left Pilgrim she has been our main contact person on repairs and the status of the MFP.
David Ossiya Head of the Pilgrim Agriculture division from around Winter 2011 to Fall 2012. He was our main point-person for the MFP project now, after having taken over from Edward.
Edward Eleazar Was the Pilgrim officer who led the MFP Project with our program at its initiation. He is now filling a different position, but still offers advice and help when he can.
Julius Akol The mechanic/handyman at Soroti Municipal School who performs all major repairs at MFP sites.
Julius #2 The Pilgrim member who is usually one of the officers to visit the field sites.
James Administration officer at the Pilgrim - Soroti office.
Patrick Head of Pilgrim Uganda based in Kampala.