Overcoming Challenges

Running a non-profit organization in Uganda is rewarding but also challenging! One challenge we face is the government’s requirement to routinely send the children at our rescue home back to their villages. With efforts to keep children connected to their villages and families, the government here requires that all institutionalized children do this during every […]

My Travels

Hello friends, family and supporters, It has been a very long time since I have written a blog. I am now happily home in Uganda after a long but great trip. I started in beautiful Ireland where I met with many old friends. From Ireland I flew all the way to Oakland California. There I […]

Carol wrote a book!

Want to learn how it all started here at YES? Carol’s memoir “Git of Love” will be released on February 14th! She shares her rough upbringing and describes the journey that led her to Uganda. The book is filled with many amazing, tragic, and unbelievable stories that shows true perseverance! Visit the official website for the […]


“I alone can not change the world but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa Here at YES we work to create ripples across our community.  At Manna Rescue Home, we strive to rehabilitate children and educate their families to help them succeed.  When a child is brought to […]

Chris Ategeka

Around 1998 we had the privilege to meet a young boy named Chris Ategeka.  He came into our program after finishing Primary 7.  His early childhood life was very complicated after the loss of both of his parents, but with the help, love, and support of his grandmother Elnora, who is deaf and mute, he was able […]

Creating Sustainability

Greetings from Uganda!  My name is Jacqueline and I have been working with YES for the past 8 months as the Program Assistant.  My passions are in parenting, administration, gardening, career guidance, and events management . I joined YES to assist Carol Adams in day to day administrative work at the office and carry out field visits to the […]