Welcome to the home of KKSY Putti Community, the only Sephardi Jewish congregation in Uganda. KKSY number just a few hundred, they live peacefully side by side, with their Christian and Muslim neighbors. PVAO, a USA registered charity, helps to support the KKSY community, full name Kahal Kadosh She'erit Yisra'el. PVAO mainly focus on education and health care. Religious instruction is offered to KKSY thru Sephardi contacts in USA, UK and Europe. KKSY own a Torah scroll and make use of a nearby mikveh. Over the next few years, KKSY hope to become a successful, commercial farming community.
  • Support Putti Village! Putti Village Assistance Organization is a registered 501c3 with the United States Government. Make your tax-deductible donation online today!

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  • Read about the history of the Abayudaya – comprising a third of Putti Village is this unique Orthodox Jewish congregation in Eastern Uganda.

    History of the Abayudaya
  • Come visit Putti Village. Together we can build a brighter tomorrow. Our visitors leave charged and changed – learning what community life can be from our Ugandan brothers and sisters.

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PVAO Came To The Rescue!

The KKSY community were devastated when just before Shavout, their simple little synagogue collapsed following extremely strong winds and heavy rain. PVAO came to the rescue! Within a matter of days, funds were raised and people were brainstorming what to do. Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander, the PVAO Chairman, together with Joel Beattie one of the […]

A Hebrew Class at KKSY

During her recent very hectic week visiting the KKSY Community, Ekaterina Mitiaev from World Jewish Relief, took time off  in order to give some of KKSY members in class in Hebrew. Since Ekaterina spent considerable time living in Israel, she was ideally suited to hold this impromptu class, in which she taught students the basics of […]

Good News For Our U.K. Donors

Hot off the press…our new and exciting 2019/2020 KKSY Jews of Uganda, calendar is ready.

This beautiful calendar highlighting life in the KKSY community starts Sept 2019 (Jewish New Year) and runs thru to Dec 2020.

Remember that all funds raised by the sale of the calendar go to the KKSY Education Program.

Place your orders buy clicking on the link BUY NOW below.

For more info click the link to our merchandise page above