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Jackson Kaguri, Founder and CEO, Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project (NAOP)
September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Jackson Kaguri, Founder and CEO, Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project (NAOP) is from 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium. Over 1.1 million children in Uganda have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. Kaguri founded The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in 2001 in response to the devastating effects of AIDS in his hometown of Nyakagyezi, Uganda. The organization provides free education and other support to children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. Throughout the years, he has been involved extensively in international community efforts as a human rights advocate, fundraiser and inspirational speaker. Kaguri has been named a Heifer International Hero, recognized in Time magazine’s ‘Power of One’ Series and spoken to the United Nations about his work. He was named a CNN Hero in 2012. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Amy Sarch at firstname.lastname@example.org.