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June 26/27

Today we enjoyed a wonderful tour of the city of Jinja and visited the Source of the Nile. We were introduced to areas of Jinja we hadn’t seen yet including a sailing club, mosques, Hindu temples, a golf course, the Nile … Continue reading

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June 25

This morning we were told that on the last Thursday of each month, DHM does a ministry-wide morning of fasting and prayer. We gathered together in the church for prayer, worship, and we prayed specifically for DHM, the preschool (still … Continue reading

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June 24

This morning Faith walked around with Esther to meet some of the girls she’s trying to rescue from the life of prostitution. At one house we visited, Esther talked with an old lady who had been caring for a one of … Continue reading

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June 23

For Faith, Tuesday started with the children cleaning and preparing for school. Thanks to a financial gift, they were able to pay some school fees to cover attendance for a few weeks. One thing we’ve both noticed is the work … Continue reading

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June 22

On Monday morning, Faith left for Mbarara to visit David and Esther. She had met Esther on her first trip, and was excited to see their ministry with orphans and girls in prostitution. The only drawback – Mbarara is quite a … Continue reading

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June 21

Today was far more relaxed after yesterday’s festivities! We enjoyed the Sunday services – intercessory prayer, Sunday school, praise and worship, and a message from a visiting pastor. Pastor Fred was thrilled to wear his new wireless lapel microphone for … Continue reading

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June 20

Today was the Women of Hope Retreat. We arrived around 10:30, and many many women were already there waiting. They had 2 large tents and 2 smaller tents set up, decorated with long fabric banners. One of the smaller tents … Continue reading

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June 19

This morning we got the updated pictures of the orphans printed in Jinja town sent postcards home (we’ll see if they make it home before we do!), had tea and a chocolate croissant at a coffee shop called Flavors (who … Continue reading

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June 18

Today we got to meet the sponsored children! They met together, over 80 children, in the church. We led some music and games, and shared a word with them. Sam, (the young man who translated for us also leads the … Continue reading

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June 17

Wednesday afternoon we visited the Women of Hope Group in MBiko. These women are coming out of prostitution and were more shy than other groups. They were more hesitant to share their stories but they did share some. One lady, … Continue reading

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