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
I have a personal culture clash with Ugandan education when I consider seven of our seventeen children are now in boarding school. In America, say “boarding school” and we have a few quick responses: rich kids super smart kids too busy parents elite loneliness It is so rare in America for a child to go … Continue reading Boarding School Launch
If you enter five minutes into a conversation with a Ugandan parent the topic of education will arise. It’s a guarantee. The people of Uganda have been well convinced that the primary way to break out of developing conditions is to educate their children as far as possible. Unlike most developed countries, education in Uganda … Continue reading The LOVE of Learning
I hope everyone enjoyed the Christmas season and is underway to a fresh start on 2016. It is my great joy and relief to board the plane soon and spend some quality time in Uganda at Kirabo Seeds. My new year’s resolutions always include leadership wisdom and discernment for the children at Kirabo Seeds. It … Continue reading Happy New Year!
The children at Kirabo Seeds have finished their year of school and they are on what we in America call “summer break”. The weather there is always a lovely summer day though some are drier or wetter than others. All that matters to the kids is they are FREE. Their schedules for school are outrageous. … Continue reading School is out for the “summer” in December
I’ve spent much of my adult life growing a healthy marriage. We celebrated 25 years together this year. During the past decade I’ve even had the privilege and honor to counsel some couples in the early stages of marriage to help them establish a marriage outlined in the bible, the standard we hold ours to … Continue reading Family Time.
Long ago I bought a colorful expensive hammock for the kids at Kirabo Seeds. We never had a place to hang it so it remained packed in a box in some corner. When we moved into our new home I began to see photos of the children playing in this brand new hammock. I was … Continue reading An Old Tire…A New Swing