Christmas 2016

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...

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...