Austin Founder Lions Club

Volunteer Work in Africa - Fred Jenga

  • 19 Sep 2019
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • TSBVI, 1100 W 45th Street, Building 603, Austin TX 78756


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Volunteer Work in Africa

September 19, 2019


Lion Fred Jenga
Introduced by Lion Mac Ragsdale

Fred Jenga is a Catholic priest from Uganda in Eastern Africa. He is a doctoral student at the University of Texas Austin and he is an active member of the Austin Founder’s Lions Club. Prior to coming to the United States for graduate studies in Communication, Fred worked in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda at different times as a pastor, director of a Catholic media agency, assistant regional superior of the Holy Cross Fathers in East Africa, and a board member of different institutions. Fred has a strong media presence in Uganda is a polyglot who speaks five African languages (Lusoga, Luganda, Rutooro, Kiswahili, Kinyarwanda) and English.

He is a noted community organizer who:

  • Founded: Bugembe HIV/AIDS Ministry, a Community Based Organization (CBO) that offers Psycho-social support, and anti-retroviral treatment to people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. 
  • Founded: Bugembe Youth Ministry, a Community Based Organization (CBO) that trains young people in life skills through music, dance, drama, and sports. 
  • Co-Founded: The Lazarus Community Jinja, a Community Based Organization (CBO) that supports grandmothers who are raising orphans whose parents died of HIV/AIDS. 
  • Founded: Atanansi Community Based Organization (CBO) in Luuka District that empowers rural women and youth with skills that can help them improve their income.  Founded: Atanansi Grade School in Luuka District to support children from poor, rural families access a strong grade school education. Website: 
He will speak about nonprofit work in Africa particularly Atanansi Grade School in rural Uganda that serves a poor, subsistence, farming community.

Featured Lunch Meal $12:

Beef Enchilada

Pinto Beans

Spanish Rice

Banana Pudding

Optional Lunch Meal $12:
Chef Salad

Meals provided by Manny Sifuentes, manager at Cafe del Rio, a business staffed by the Texas Commission for the Blind.
Please register by 5 p.m. on Tuesday

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