Safari day one

March 12, 2014

Uganda is hot! Between the temperature in the 80s F and the humidity in the mid 80% range the energy is sucked out of your body, even if you are not doing anything. We have been up early and working hard till late in the evening, then returning to the house and passing out. Needless

How your support helped change lives today

March 11, 2014

Today was our second day at the orphanage. I want to share with you the impact that your contribution has had on the kids here. The supplies we had to purchase locally arrived today. 100 new mattresses Here is what was replaced 14 pigs, including a year of feed, a pen (being built), and a

7 hour dust bowl

March 11, 2014

*Found this post sitting in the hopper from a couple days ago. Whoops. Looks like I never finished it. Now I never will ;)* Last night we got home around 10pm. This morning we got up at 3:30 am to head towards the Nile river. I of course stayed up late to write a blog

Do not cry little one

March 11, 2014

In Uganda it is shameful to cry. This morning the team gathered and shared experiences from yesterday. The stories were moving. “Love me” Scott shared a story of one little kid that came and stood next to him and leaned on him. Scott had not joined the play session but it did not matter. The