“I never thought I would meet the Queen and then get to sing for her…”
“It’s a song about my country [Uganda] and about Jesus.”
10-year-old Lydia Amito, explaining the song Beautiful Africa that her choir sang for Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, written to express their hope that, with God’s help, there will be a better future for the continent. Lydia is a member of Uganda’s Watoto Children’s Choir, part of a organization set up 18 years ago to care for the thousands of children orphaned in the country. Lydia’s father was murdered by a rebel army and her mother died soon after from disease.
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