- Associated Press - Thursday, May 1, 2014

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - The African Children’s Choir will perform at Williston’s New Hope Wesleyan Church this month.

The choir is made up of Ugandan children between the ages of 7 and 11. The children have lost one or both parents to the country’s conflicts, famines and illnesses.

The Williston Herald (http://bit.ly/1iKgEya ) reports that the concert will be at 6:30 p.m. May 9.

The goal of the African Children’s Choir is to raise awareness about orphaned children in Africa and to raise funds to support the choir. The group notes that once choir members have completed a concert tour, they return to their home countries.

The choir has been performing in Montana for several weeks and will head to Minot after Williston.