20 Year Anniversary!

Naomi Corera
September 13, 2020

Children Waiting Everywhere 20 year anniversary banner!!!

Bread and Soup 2020 cancelled, but please still support this Lent!

Naomi Corera
March 5, 2020

Update: March 10, 2020 Dear Friends, Greetings to all! I was looking forward to seeing you all again at the Lenten Suppers. The coronavirus epidemic has made me change plans and cancel my trip to the US for the Lenten Suppers . I know it is a good decision.  We depend on the funds from …continue reading »

Participate in Camino de Santiago pilgrimage fundraiser in support of CWE

Naomi Corera
July 26, 2019

Dear Friends, A fellow supporter of CWE will be going on a pilgrimage to walk 500 miles on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, and then on to the Finisterra!  If you would like to consider his invitation to make his 500 …continue reading »

Note of Thanks

Naomi Corera
April 16, 2019

Dear Friends and Partners, I am back in Adjumani, Uganda, tired after the busy time in Ann Arbor and the long trip back, but your generous gifts and kindness towards the children makes my heart full of joy and energizes me to continue to work and move forward for God’s children and people. THANK YOU!! …continue reading »

Thanksgiving Adopt a Classroom and Teacher

Naomi Corera
November 6, 2018

Hello friends, thinking of you as you get ready to be with family and friends. I would like to take this time to thank you and the generous good Lord who through you has provided so much for our families and children. Yes! Your help to us has been a bountiful harvest. We are so, …continue reading »

Save the date, Sep 29, 2018

Naomi Corera
August 6, 2018

Hello Friends and Benefactors, This year unlike the past our Annual Fundraiser has been brought forward to coincide with Blessed Mother Mary’s Birthday month. So “You’ve Got Talent” will be celebrated on Saturday, September 29, 6:00pm. Please mark your busy calendars for this special event. All proceeds will go to complete the “Our Lady Of …continue reading »

Greetings from Ann Arbor

Naomi Corera
March 6, 2018

Hello Friends, I am in AA for Mom’s first year anniversary and to bring Fr. Robert to Ann Arbor for a Mission Appeal. Just imagine my luxurious, warm shower this morning at my friend’s house. I felt guilty taking that long bath feeling so good with that water gushing down my back. The Blessings of …continue reading »

Meet with Fr. Robert on March 17!

Naomi Corera
February 14, 2018

Hello Friends, wishing you all a Holy Lenten Season. Here’s a great opportunity to fulfill our Lenten obligation of almsgiving. Come meet Fr. Robert on March 17 and “Go Green!” with a touch of Ireland. See you in March. Lenten Mission Appeal Saturday March 17, 2018 5:30p (after the 4:30p Mass) St. Thomas Parish Hall, …continue reading »

Dining hall, hooray!

Naomi Corera
January 8, 2018

Dear CWE Friends, Together we have done it! We praise and thank God! God bless you all with a fruitful New Year. Naomi

Back in December! “Come and see” the fruits of your gifts to our children

Naomi Corera
November 13, 2017

Dear friends, As you count your blessings, we thank you for sharing your blessings with us during this year. Come and see the fruits of your gifts to our children. Saturday, December 9, 5:30-7:30p, in the St. Thomas Parish Hall, followed by a Ugandan supper.

Dare to Dream Benefit Concert, July 29!

Naomi Corera
June 16, 2017

David Harburg is daring to dream by performing in a concert to raise $11,000 in order to restore a vocational school in Kyakatara, Uganda. July 29, 7:30p, at Towsley Auditorium on WCC’s campus. GREAT-GRANDSON OF “OVER THE RAINBOW” WRITER PERFORMING TO RAISE MONEY FOR UGANDA David is scheduled to perform with an engaging group of …continue reading »

Join us for Lent 2017 fundraising suppers!

Naomi Corera
March 8, 2017

This Lent, you can make a choice to live simply so others may simply live. What do you spend on a typical dinner out for your family? Would you consider sacrificing a restaurant meal for a simple soup meal so that other families in Africa can thrive? Come support Children Waiting Everywhere at our Lenten …continue reading »

Off to Uganda to meet the refugees!

Naomi Corera
February 21, 2017

Dear Friends, Greetings! My bags are packed with the rosaries and balloons for the children. All set to go tomorrow for Uganda to visit the Ajumani Settlement. My main purpose in going is not just to meet the dear children but also to know where and how your generous gifts will be spent. CWE is …continue reading »

A Christmas miracle!

Naomi Corera
December 22, 2016

Dear Friends, I want to share with you our Christmas Miracle. The Bishop of Arua, Uganda, urgently made an appeal if CWE could help to build a classroom for the children of the refugees coming from Congo and South Sudan to his diocese. He said the refugees numbered around 500,000, most of them children. So …continue reading »

Local student raises awareness and funds

Naomi Corera
December 10, 2016

Nate Ernst, a middle school student at Emerson, was deeply touched by the pictures and stories he heard after having hosted little Jonathan in his home. He wanted to do more for the children of Uganda. After receiving permission from the school, Nate held a sale of handmade Ugandan crafts to help children like him …continue reading »

Crafts sale Friday Nov 4 for families in Haiti

Naomi Corera
October 31, 2016

Dear friends, we are hosting a craft sale of handmade African goods in Lobby C of Dominos Farms. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the families of Haiti who were recently victims of Hurricane Matthew, through the help of the Missionaries of Charity (the order of sisters founded by St. Mother Theresa of Kalkutta). Please …continue reading »

UMHS and Jonathan win EMMY

Naomi Corera
June 21, 2016

We are so happy to announce that the YouTube documentary on Jonathan was first nominated for 3 EMMY awards and now it has won the Michigan EMMY award! If you missed it, you can watch the video here. The University of Michigan Health System and our dear Jonathan were selected the winners of the health …continue reading »

AMAZING support at 2016 Bread & Soup lenten dinners!

Naomi Corera
March 22, 2016

The funds collected from the three 2016 Bread and Soup suppers will be used for: Empowerment for one mother in Kenya: Ann, a mother of five, has been presented with a long-awaited cow. Tuition for two university students in Uganda: Bridget, a vocational school student in Fort Portal, Uganda, for her studies to be a …continue reading »

2016 Lenten Bread and Soup Suppers

Naomi Corera
February 13, 2016

All are invited to our Lenten bread and soup suppers, Friday March 4, 11, and 18, 5:30p, at St. Thomas Parish Hall. Come learn what it means to give less for yourself, so there is more for others. Questions? Contact Naomi at naomicwe@gmail.com. God bless you!

“Jonathan’s Story” featured on U-M Health System’s YouTube

Naomi Corera
December 7, 2015

“It all started with a balloon….” University of Michigan Health System has produced a series of four videos about our dear friend Jonathan, who recently traveled from Uganda to Ann Arbor for a life-changing surgery that would not have been possible without the generosity and skill of the incredible physicians at UMHS. We are so grateful for …continue reading »

You are invited! Are you ready to give up a gift and give a gift to a poor child?

Naomi Corera
December 5, 2015

Dear Friends, bring your family and join us as we aim to keep Christ in the seasons of Advent and Christmas. Amidst the deluge of commercialism bombarding us, let it not eclipse the true meaning of the Christ Child’s birth in a poor, lowly stable. Let us be the light who brings hope to poor families. Saturday, December 19th, …continue reading »

This Christmas, Give to Change Lives

Naomi Corera
November 30, 2015

As we prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ and the re-acceptance of Jesus into our hearts as the center of our lives, we have opportunities to be self-giving for our neighbors at home and abroad. This Christmas, consider giving towards or asking for specific ways to help the children who are …continue reading »

Jonathan’s last visit to Mott before returning home

Naomi Corera
November 11, 2015

Today Jonathan made one last visit to Mott Children’s Hospital. He exchanged phone numbers with the physician and gave one last hug of gratefulness for giving him hope and a new life. Jonathan, his mother, and Sister Josephine return to Uganda on Saturday. We have been so blessed by Jonathan, his joy, and the generosity …continue reading »

Jonathan returning home after successful surgery and recovery!

Naomi Corera
November 6, 2015

    Jonathan has enjoyed a tremendous stay at the Mott Children’s Hospital at UMHS. He is returning home now after the successful life-changing surgery to remove the huge tumor from his neck. Thank you all so much for your prayers and support for Jonathan!   If you recall, this is the spot where we …continue reading »

Jonathan continues to recover very well!

Naomi Corera
November 2, 2015

Jonathan is enjoying his time at UMHS and he is recovering well. Thank you all for your continued prayers!  

Peaceful recovery for Jonathan

Naomi Corera
October 31, 2015

Jonathan has been receiving the best of care at UMHS while he recovers from Thursday’s surgery to remove the tumor. Thanks be to God and to all of the wonderful people who are helping Jonathan!  

Fundraising for van for Sisters at Jonathan’s home

Naomi Corera
October 24, 2015

The Cheshire Home for Children with Disabilities, in Kampala, Uganda, is where I met our friend Jonathan, who is now in Michigan for surgery to remove the tumor on his neck. The Home for Children with Disabilities is run by the Good Samaritan Sisters. Earlier this year, I learned from the Good Samaritan Sisters that …continue reading »

Jonathan’s biopsy went well

Naomi Corera
October 22, 2015

Hello, dear friends! Our friend Jonathan has been receiving world-class care at UMHS, and we have great news to share. His biopsy went well and the the surgery for possible removal of the growth sometime next week! Please continue to keep him in your prayers. God Bless you all for your prayers.He never Fails us! …continue reading »

Announcing our “10/10” campaign!

Naomi Corera
October 14, 2015

Just $10 from a new friend of CWE will help us reach our goal of $50,000 by August 2016. Won’t you join us and invite your family, friends, and coworkers, too? In October, 2015, Children Waiting Everywhere will celebrate 15 years of ministry to God’s children in Uganda, Kenya, and Sri Lanka. We praise and …continue reading »

Jonathan’s first visit to UMHS

Naomi Corera
October 13, 2015

Today Jonathan visited the wonderful doctors at University of Michigan Hospital. Here are photos!

Jonathan visits fire station and goes apple picking

Naomi Corera
October 12, 2015

Little Jonathan is having a blast during his time in America, even before his surgery! Today Jonathan visited the Scio Township fire station and also went apple picking. Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 October 2015, there will be a sale of African crafts to benefit Jonathan at Dominos Lobby C by the bookstore, 8a-1p. Thank you all …continue reading »

Photos and Videos from 2015 Bread and Soup

Naomi Corera
March 2, 2015

Dear friends, this Lent while we are living simply so that others may simply live, I am excited to share about all that your kindness has been able to accomplish in the past year, as well as the vision for CWE looking ahead in 2015 and beyond. We have three more Bread and Soup suppers …continue reading »

Goals for upcoming Africa visit

Naomi Corera
February 3, 2015

Next week on the first Saturday of the month, I will be traveling to Kenya and Uganda. I am once again going for accountability for all the generous gifts that I received during the Christmas season. First I will stop in Ruai, Kenya, to see first hand the advancement of Peter’s new house. How exciting …continue reading »

Lent 2015: “Live Simply So Others May Simply Live”

Naomi Corera
January 27, 2015

Starting on Friday, February 27, and continuing for the following three Fridays, Children Waiting Everywhere is hosting a meager meal of bread and soup at 5:30p at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in the Parish Hall. The meal and presentation will end in time for everyone to attend Stations of the Cross at 7p. Free …continue reading »

Upcoming visits

Naomi Corera
September 4, 2014

Uganda In  November 2014  I hope to visit Uganda to see our new bore-hole well and computer lab in our John/Patrick secondary school. Kamwenge district has just received electricity, so we were happy to provide our high school students with this lab. Kenya I hope to go to Kenya after the trip to Uganda to …continue reading »