Busy days–Exciting times

Hello everyone! My days have been full with so many things happening. The major event is the laying of the first brick ceremony for the Amaani Rwenzori youth development center.This is the fulfillment of a dream for a place for vocational training that I have had now for several years. It is being made possible […]

Looking forward to 2016

Hello Everyone, I hope that each one of you reading this has had a wonderful Christmas celebration with family and friends.  Christmas 2015 is now past and the year 2016 is coming very soon! In YES we have been quite busy leading into Christmas. Thanks to some very generous people we have bought some food […]

New Things Happening at YES

Hello everyone, Developments continue with our program here in Fort Portal. I am so happy to announce that we have a volunteer coming from the US to teach our kids for the year 2016. Her name is Deanne Baboi and she is well qualified for the job and also a dedicated Christian. She is coming […]


Hello everyone, I hope this finds everyone well and enjoying lovely autumn weather in some parts of the world. Things at YES are ongoing. Our current project at Manna Rescue Home is the construction of a toilet/shower building for the boy’s dorm. It is still in the beginning stages as the picture shows. With the […]

Summer in Uganda

To all my friends and donors, Life continues to be full working in beautiful Uganda. I thank God to be a part of this program and people here. My health has been a bit up and down but at 71 years I am still quite strong with many things to do. The construction of the […]

Amaani Rwenzori!

Hello everyone, I realize that it was not long ago when I sent out a newsletter but I have exciting good news that I wanted to share. The German Welthungerhilfe proposal for a project for vocational training has passed after it was re-submitted. It is called a youth empowerment center that is named Amaani Rwenzori! […]

June 2015 Y.E.S. Update

Hello to all my friends, donors and family. Things continue to be very active in many directions at YES. Please let me share a few of the exciting directions we are in. The house being built for a family of five children left alone since their father died is coming along, although slowly. With a […]

Vocational Training

Our plans for the Vocational Training Centre have run into a few difficulties and the opening of this facility has been postponed indefinitely. Of course the requirement for vocational training for our non-academic orphans and vulnerable children cannot be postponed. Accordingly we are planning to develop a small pilot project to be delivered in existing […]

Archibald Project Spotlights Y.E.S.

[vimeo 126112474 w=500 h=281] Hello everyone, I have had a wonderful experience with an organization called the Archibald Project. The lovely couple who run it, Nick and Whitney Runyon came to visit me and the program one weekend and spent a lot of time doing a video and photos of the work. They also raised […]