Welcome to the home of Putti Village, Uganda, a community comprised of some 1,500 people, with approximately equal numbers of villagers practicing Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Putti Village Assistance Organization (PVAO) is working closely with all the inhabitants of Putti Village to promote a sustainable community that empowers its children, women, and men by ensuring their access to food, education, and ecological sustainability so that they may pursue the dreams they have for today and for future generations to come.

  • Support Putti Village! Putti Village Assistance Organization is a registered 501c3 with the United States Government. Make your tax-deductible donation online today!

    Support Putti Village
  • 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.

    Come visit Putti Village
Shabbat

Shabbat Sleepover House

About Shabbat and the Prohibition to Walk beyond a Certain Distance   The Sabbath (or Shabbat as it is called in Hebrew), is probably the best known of all the Jewish observances.  For those Jews that ‘keep’ (observe) the Shabbat, it is considered a precious gift from God. Shabbat is arguably the most important ritual observance […]

The other Shearith Israel, South of the Sahara

Raising Money For Putti

A Musical Event Recently, a fundraising event was held in the Levi Auditorium of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in New York City, with the goal to raise funds for the people of Putti Village. Hosted by the Shearith Israel League, this interesting and festive evening hosted two members of the African Jewish community called […]

Music From Putti
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Show Your Support! ! All of the Proceeds from Merchandise Sales go directly to Putti Village.