Watoto Children’s Choir Will Be Performing In Evansville


The Children’s Choir from Africa will perform at Bethel UCC on Green River Road on Thursday April 16 at 6:00pm.
The Watoto motto is Rescue, Raise, Rebuild and works with the orphans and widows of war-torn Africa. Bring your family, neighbors and friends to an evening of energetic entertainment and inspiration. There is no cost but a free-will offering will be collected. This is the only scheduled performance for this area. For more information call Ruth at 812-473-0135 or www.bethelucc.org.

Watoto Children’s Choir is a group of African children choirs based in Kampala, Uganda, at Watoto Church(formerly Kampala Pentecostal Church or KPC). Each is composed of about twenty-two children from Uganda.

Watoto means “Children” in Swahili language. The choir is made up of children who have lost one or both parents to the AIDS epidemic or to war.[1] The choir has toured Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Israel, The Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States with a team of Ugandan adults.

Their performances are a blend of native African rhythms, contemporary gospel music and ethnic dance. They have released several albums including Mambo Sawa and Beautiful Africa. Their unique ministry also comprisesWatoto Child Care Ministries, three babies homes, three primary schools, a high school and a vocational school.