From Director Gail Walter

Today… As Much As You Want

Today…As Much As You Want Well, the party took place and this time the kids could have as much food as they wanted.  Their faces being stuffed with meat and rice until they couldn’t eat anymore …a rare moment. This is just part of the celebration.  The shoes are being purchased so there will be time to get the right number for the right sized feet… not an easy thing to do for over 400 feet.  Probably an impossible thing to...

A Thankful Heart

A Thankful Heart: I work among children who have nothing. They literally have nothing. They are wearing their only clothes…ultimately rags, Their last meal was too long ago. If they have a hovel to sleep in, they share some raised boards…with other sick and half starved siblings.. too many to count. Or they may be sleeping in the dirt. But it’s impossible to miss…. They have thankful joyful hearts and they are there at my car window, to share all that...

Uganda NOW Extravaganza Announcement

Uganda NOW Extravaganza Announcement: This happened because many of you saw the vision and gave. Now we have a way for some of our graduates to have an income as a taxi driver. Some of the daily income also goes to the teachers on Busagazi Island. This is the first time in 20 years that our teachers are being paid…and every time someone chooses one of our graduates he gets a friendly taxi ride …and the gospel. This is the...

If You’re Wondering…Because I Was Wondering

If You’re Wondering…Because I Was Wondering: Many of you know Uganda NOW had it’s first real Facebook fundraiser. I was more than jazzed by the results…but I am always baseline jazzed. We got on board in time to receive some of the Gates Foundation matching funds. So my Facebook friends and family…  YOU made this happen through your sacrificial Christmas giving. And to put a bow on it…we far exceeded our goal through not just FB, but website giving and private...

What Your Money Does:

What Your Money Does: I can imagine everyone associated with Uganda NOW awoke this morning and smiled. We are well on our way to getting shoes and a great Christmas feast of rice, bean, MEAT and juice for our little ones on Busagazi Island. Enough food to fill the “belly” all the way up. This Christmas there will be much singing and dancing and energy to play. In many ways it would look like any other day to an American…but it is...