The first children’s home is purchased at Makerere in Kampala, Uganda. It is funded by the proceeds of the first African Children’s Choir tour.
Relief aid projects start in Sudan, prompted by the plight of the “Lost Boys of the Sudan”. Educational and medical aid programs begin in war-torn Somalia.
The Fields of Life farm is established in Uganda. It provides food for the children’s homes, our schools and a source of additional income.
Grace High School, Bright Star Highschool in Sudan, and new Primary School in Uganda are established.
A Music for Life Centre, with both a Primary and High School, is established in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Choir performed with Josh Groban on American Idol’s special “Idol Gives Back”, and on American Idol’s Season 6 Finale. Recorded on Michael W. Smith’s Album. Worked with Steven Curtis Chapman on his Christmas Album.
Building begins on the new African Children’s Choir Primary School in Entebbe, Uganda. The first of three phases to be completed. Performed at the US National Theatrical Tour: Journey of Hope.
The Choir performs for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at Commonwealth Day in London, England.
Music for Life debuts the Young Africans tour in Los Angeles, California. Performed with Dirks Bentley, Amy Grant, Big Kenny and special guests at “Nashville for Africa” hosted by Connie Britton and the Cast of the hit TV show “Nashville”.
Ubuntu Africa tours Australia for the first time. African Children’s Choir performs in Hong Kong for the first time.
Ubuntu Africa returns to tour Australia. Music for Life releases “Just As I Am” album by the African Children’s Choir. African Children’s Choir featured in the Bernstein Mass.