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Uganda Team: Day 11

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Today we met with 4 more sponsored children from Kampala. Just like all the other children we have met, these children have glowing personalities. We had fun spending quality time playing with the children, drawing, coloring and Linda even took her turn at jumping rope! The focus of this trip...

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Team Uganda: Day 10

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Today we went to the Kampala care point. The students from Kayanja came to Kampala to see us, since it is far away and it would have been difficult for us to squeeze in the journey. Ten of our students and Maureen, their social worker, made the trip. Even though we struggled with a language...

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Uganda Team: Day 9

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During our trip we have been having devotions together as a team. We started by studying Mark 10:13-16, when the disciples pushed away the children, while Jesus welcomed them. This passage has set us up for looking at examples in Scripture of God caring for the ones who people often reject. As...

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TEAM UGANDA: DAY 8 - Mbarara Kids

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In Mbarara we had a combination of home visits and visiting VBC children at New Times Nursery and Primary school. The environment feels more suburban than the village of Kishanje. We had 3 days exchanging letters, gifts, smiles, hugs and beautiful memories. Because of our return visits and...

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TEAM UGANDA: DAY 7 - Kishanje Home Visits

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TEAM UGANDA: DAY 7 - Kishanje Home Visits Saturday morning we set up our visitations with the Secondary students in Kishanje on the roof of one of the school’s buildings. Linda and Kate each set up interview stations on opposite sides, Samantha was the photographer, while I put...

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TEAM UGANDA: DAY 6 - Juna Amagara school in Kishanje

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While at the Juna Amagara school in Kishanje, our team did several home visits; two being my sponsor students: Bruce and Letesia. Also, we were able to make sevral home visits of other sponsor children that were close-by neighbors. These are times I treasure as I conitnue to do home visits...

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TEAM UGANDA: Day 5.

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Last Friday, the Uganda mission team met with 25 Village Bible Church sponsored children at Juna Amagara Ministries New Times Nursery and Primary School in Kishanje. Linda and Kate enjoyed great visits with the precious children while Samantha took photographs. Lisa helped distribute gifts...

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Rubanda Care Point

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Rubanda Care Point. Kate, Sam, Lisa and I began our journey by traveling to see our six sponsor children and guardians at the Rubanda Care Point in SW Uganda. We met with the children in JAM's new health clinic. Davis, the care point staff, and Dr. Godfrey with his health staff warmly greeted...

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Kishanje: A Beautiful Home to 60 of VBC's Sponsored Children

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We won't hear from our Uganda team until Tuesday as they are now in the mountains of southwest Uganda in a small village known as Kishanje. Life here is very beautiful and also very primitive - far from electricity, running water or cellular service. This area is home to "The Impenetrable...

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The Team is Coming Together

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The team is coming together! Kate, Linda & Sam met up in Rwanda and said goodbye to Martha Newton and hello to our Ugandan friend Ainebyona Roland, who helped them travel across the border into Uganda. Now in Kabale, Uganda, they met up with another friend and JAM staff, Aggrey Ahimbisibwe...

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