In November of 2012, at the Celebrate Uganda event, funds were raised to support the Disabled Ministry in Nakabango, headed up by one of the students in the Hearts and Hope Sponsorship program, Alex Bakaki.  Alex, who is disabled and must walk with a crutch, is passionate about helping others like himself and finding ways…

Part of the Christmas Mission Offering at Messiah was designated to be used to put concrete floors in Nakabango Lutheran School in Uganda. The floors are complete! They will serve as a deterrent to numerous diseases. The kids in Nakabango say “thank you”!

Part of Messiah’s Christmas Mission offering went towards constructing a well in Butangala, Uganda. The children there were walking long distances multiple times a day to fetch water. The new well is now complete and in full use! THANK YOU!

We’re back from Guatemala. While we wish to still be in Quebrada de Agua and La Union, we have really missed our families. Because of the luggage snafu on day 1, we lost 24 hours which included a day in the village. This was very disheartening because we only get 5 days a year in…

As of 8:00pm Saturday, the entire Uganda mission team had arrived home – 56 hours after leaving Uganda!  Multiple cancellations and delays once we hit the US were cause for a lot of frustration, but everyone is home safe and sound now. The flexible and  “whatever it takes” attitude of this team continued right through…

We spent a lot of time watching Roger during our sunset boat ride on the Nile near Murchison Falls!

A quick post about our trip to Murchison Falls, Uganda.   Some of the team made a 6-hour trip to Murchison Falls National Park on Tuesday.  It is one of the treasures of Uganda and we were so blessed to be able to enjoy it and stay at the Paraa Safari Lodge for two nights. Our…

George is a great kid from Nakabango.

Good morning to all!  So much has happened since we were able to post last – where to start?  I’ll start with our current situation – The first part of the team arrived home safely on Wednesday, although not without some delays in Washington DC.  The remainder of the team was slated to be back…

Sorry for the lack of posts but we have not had access to wireless. This post is being made on my phone with an international plan so it will be short! We left Jinja Monday morning after a meeting at the Hearts and Hope office, some shopping , and lunch at the Source Cafe.  We…

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