Christmas Wishlist

Hello, all my friends from all over the world! As Christmas is nearing, we have been evaluating our families we serve and assessing where the greatest need is. Let me explain the Christmas culture here in Uganda. Toys are not given to, nor expected by children. The focus, rather, is on family time–many people travel […]

Manna Rescue Home needs your help!

  Manna Rescue Home, a program of YES Uganda, provides holistic care for 30 HIV+ children. This crucial, life-giving program offers security, love, education, healthcare, medicine, nutrition, counseling, emotional and spiritual support, and hope to children who otherwise would face very dire situations. Through the month of September, the US board focused efforts to raise […]

Making a Difference

In August, three of the U.S. board members for Y.E.S. Uganda (Dawn, Jess, and Gina) got the opportunity to spend time with Carol and her staff. We were humbled by Carol’s hospitality and know that she loves the children in Fort Portal with that same passion. Daily, Carol gets up and starts pouring her heart […]

Sweet Reunions

Can you believe 2019 is already half over? We have accomplished much in the first half of this year.  This has only been possible through your prayers and faithful giving and for that I sincerely thank each of you.  With your continued support I know that we can continue to bless, help and encourage many […]

Christmas in Uganda

Christmas in Uganda is a time of family gatherings with much singing, prayers and eating! People travel from many areas to their place of birth where the core family lives.  We reached our goal to provide packages of food for about 80 of our most desperate families who struggle with small land and no income.  We […]

Teaching Skills for Success

Hello all my friends, family and supporters, We are now headed into a twenty month extension of the partnership of Welthungerhilfe and YES as we continue to develop Amaani Rwenzori as a world class vocational center. We would love to have people with different skills visit and advise us in this exciting project. We are […]

Back to School

Hello friends, family and donors of YES! Days have been full and active with much going on here at YES. The kids all finished the first term and are now headed into the second term after a three week break. Our students attend 64 different schools in about a 30 mile radius which include town […]

Happy to be Home

  Hello to all my friends around the world, I am back home in Fort Portal Uganda after a long two and a half months in Colorado where I received a second back surgery. I am so so happy to be back among my kids and friends in this beautiful country. I do wish to […]