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 […]


Ripples

“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 […]


Finding Hope in the Midst of Hardship

Imagine being 13 and discovering one morning that your parents are gone and you have 4 younger siblings to care for. Unfortunately, this has been a reality to many children here in Uganda because of disease or abandonment. A child headed family traveled 20 km on foot to the YES office to find help before […]


A Hope and a Future

I’m overwhelmed with gratitude as I sit here at my desk and remember all the lives that have been changed over the years because of generous donors like you!  Hope and a future has been given to hundreds of people through this program. Please let me brag about some of them.   Basaija Steven(left), has now […]


Second Chances

Second Chances Boarding schools are a common place for students in Uganda. Children are sent to boarding schools as early as 9 years old here. As it might sound harsh to some of you, it’s actually a better environment for many Ugandan children. Living at the school, they are able to focus on their studies […]