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Faith

With success of our tailoring project we are trying to build up a community of widows and young girls in Uganda. With just 7 sewing machines we have been able to begin teaching several woman how to sew shirts, skirts, pants, and uniforms. Using just brown cement papers at fi

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Healing the Earth

The rains are here and we are busy planting crops and bushes in the village. This is the time of year when the land is green and the red dust has blown away revealing a ripe soil ready for growth. Thank you for helping us grow over the years. It's amazing that it's been 4.5

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I’ll never understand

Maybe someone can explain why it's so difficult to have parents pickup their kids from boarding school? This is one area about Uganda I'll just never completely understand because it's such a small request. In Uganda it all comes down to transport...the cost of public transp

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Marching forward

As we move through the month of March we are seeing some great steps forward in our newest location started for sewing thanks to the donation of 2 more sewing machines.  It's great to see our newest teacher is also proving to be a great find, we have a 3 teachers but or new

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Stop giving shoes

The hardest part of missionary work and working in a foreign country is finding people to trust even when you know it might be impossible because we will always be foreigners in their country. We sat in a restaurant while waiting for the plane to take us back to 'home' aka M

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A day in Africa

A day in Africa is a day like no other. It’s mixed with many highs and lows. There's an odd satisfaction one experiences here when accomplishing a task that in America would be so simple to do. For example... Going to the grocery store is twice as difficult in Uganda

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Two extremes in our lives

It's snowing and freezing here but in Uganda it's blazing hot. Everyone always gives an overview of what the year was like when the new one starts and honestly 2017 was amazingly productive. When you think of a missionary it's often the image of a married couple going off to

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We’ve come so far

We finished our first term at our modest tailoring school. 5 students showed off their shirts, skirts, and dresses for the final exam. I even got to talk to them on the phone to hear how they were doing while I wait for answers on my medical issues before returning to Uganda

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Cooling Down

Early morning conference calls with Uganda are not your typical meetings compared to U.S. standards that is. Big reminder on why Africa is a different world than here is that a key requirement for a meeting at mid day in the village is the host should provide drinking water

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Homesick

Today I miss my widows and children in Uganda. I have been back here for 2 months now after leaving suddenly for my health and I am going crazy. One day I want to never go back to Africa and then on days like today I want to be there so badly because when I'm there I feel I

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