Ugandan holiday crafts on sale

Those looking for an extra special holiday gift this year might want to take in the Ugandan Christmas Craft Sale.

Those looking for an extra special holiday gift this year might want to take in the Ugandan Christmas Craft Sale.

A fundraiser for Abetavu Children’s Home in Uganda, the sale takes place Nov. 19 from 1-5 p.m. at 3201 Country Club Dr.

Items for sale include Christmas ornaments, cards, bracelets, necklaces, earrings sandals, purses, shawls, headbands, wooden cars, dolls and salad tongs made by local Ugandan women’s groups.

Run by Canadian Carli Travers, Abetavu provides the street children and orphans of Uganda with a safe and loving home, health care and an education.

Proceeds from the sale go toward the construction of a health clinic, school, soccer pitch and eight satellite homes.

For more information on Abetavu, please visit

For more information on the craft sale, please call 250-758-4746.

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