The starting of an orphanage is surprisingly not so difficult to do. Keeping one going in the direction of the vision is the hard part. There are obstacles, greedy people, and government tangles. There are major cultural gaps. It is very expensive to operate at the quality we provide. Fundraising is a challenge. It is … Continue reading Keeping an Orphanage going in Uganda
It’s that time of the year when all kids and grandkids tangled with the last name LaTorre gravitate to the Outer Banks of North Carolina to mingle for a week of beachy goodness. I’ve been included for twenty five years and I might add we never missed a gathering. Apart from all the fun, my … Continue reading The Listening Heart
Each week for Kirabo Seeds we have a team meeting with the staff on Tuesdays. I dedicate much of my Monday afternoon to organizing the topics of interest for the meeting into an email for the staff in Uganda. They use the email to generate discussion and they gather the information I need on this … Continue reading Considering sponsoring a Kirabo Seeds child?
Ages ago I sought the depths of my soul for “THE CAUSE” for which I was willing to shed blood, tears and years to help make a difference. I didn’t have to search far because I’ve always known I couldn’t bear the thought of a child growing up alone without parents. When the picture in … Continue reading What’s the most important THING to give an orphan?
When I imagine a homestead in Uganda for Kirabo Seeds and I allow myself to really dream I see a few acres, a wall with a great gate. Inside there is a village of small huts where children are playing, working, and moving about the business of growing up under God’s care. I would choose … Continue reading A forever Home for Kirabo Seeds
I count my blessings after spending nearly two weeks with my own father visiting us here in Texas. Six weeks ago he had hip replacement surgery and to see him use a cane to greet us in the airport helped me realize how precious our time together is to me. His hair is a shiny … Continue reading Fathers
The orphan care vision for Kirabo Seeds is unique among other organizations. Beyond providing for the basic needs and care we are training leadership qualities into their lives. We have taken the bible’s way to raise children in a family and applied it to the raising of seventeen children. We’ve set high standards for the … Continue reading In Angela’s own words…