It was horrifying to come across a news story this week where two families in America who adopted children from Uganda discovered their children were stolen from their mothers in Uganda. It was a big ugly mess for the parents to discover they hadn’t actually given an orphan a home, but been a piece … Continue reading The Grit of Orphan Care
While we have some hurricane Harvey time isolated at home in South Texas I find some spare time to reflect on an important opportunity Kirabo Seeds discovered during our last visit. Not more than a five minute walk around the corner is a home for orphaned and abandoned babies. It is called Oasis Children’s home. … Continue reading Kirabo Seeds Give Back to their Community
In 2009 I joined a mission team from my church in Katy Texas to come to Uganda for the first time. I had travelled all over the world but this was my first visit to Africa. I was 41 and ripe for “my grand adventure” in life. Katy was a boring time for me. I … Continue reading It was ALL worth it to see it now.
Can you imagine escaping the Texas summer heat to visit the equator area of Africa might be refreshing? At first thought that might not seem so, but trust me, it is. The weather is breezy, and in the seventies to low eighties each day. You know the weather is good when you can spend all … Continue reading Career Development for Kirabo Seeds children
Saturday afternoon nine foreigners spilled out of the vans at the Ugandan boarding school where Peter and Victoria attend. A hundred and fifty energetic children curiously received us. We were greeted with staring eyes by children clumped in groups with wonder. Some were bold and latched onto us immediately stroking the strange soft hair that … Continue reading Non-Toxic Sharing
It is the longest journey from our home in San Antonio to our home in Kampala Uganda. Days of travel, torn from our routines, separated from our family and friends to reunite with the most extraordinary family I have the pleasure to say welcomes us with kindred love. Kirabo Seeds has been winding it’s own … Continue reading Reunited with Uganda