Garden for Life

Imagine needing to start a garden just to survive!  Many people are finding that to be their reality more and more.  Our staff has identified families that needed this help and we were able to help provide farm tools and seeds. We hired an agriculturalist to do some training as well. After training and evaluation of […]

Love in Action

Thank You! Because of the many restrictions that continue here in Uganda during this pandemic, people aren’t able to make money the way they used to. Many people here make small amounts of money in a day that will put some food in their family’s bellies. The harsh reality of people starving is becoming more […]

Emergency Food Distribution

  I am so grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have felt during this time to help us provide so many vulnerable families with food! There have been generous donations from within Uganda as well as outside donations. This video shows some of the food supply we were recently able to purchase and […]

Changes in Uganda

Hello to all my friends and supporters around the world, I pray that this letter finds you staying safe and healthy and managing the challenges being faced. Here in Uganda we are used to facing many challenges but I fear the changes that this pandemic will ripple across the globe. As many of you know, […]

Back to School!

240 Students are in school because of you! We had a busy month checking all these students in, getting their results from the previous year, counseling them and getting them stocked up with school supplies!  We also had 30 students graduate from Senior 4 so we were busy helping them decide what to do next. We are […]

Thank You!

There are great things happening in Uganda because of You! Many needy families in the community received bags full of beans, posho flour, rice, gnuts, cooking oil as well as soap. Christmas was a time of rejoicing for these people knowing they weren’t forgotten and their basic needs were met.  This is a child headed family […]

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 […]