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New Training Program

Tourism is big industry in Jinja, so there are many job opportunities in the service industry. In our Work 4 A Living program, we seek to equip and empower unemployed youth to get jobs and start businesses. Since the service industry has so many available jobs, we have begun running a new service and hospitality...

Schooling Dilemma
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Schooling Dilemma

We are facing a dilemma when it comes to the girl’s school. Paytyn will be going into the 9th grade (I can’t believe it either!). The school she is going to will continue for one more year, but will not continue after that. Most of her classmates are going to boarding school at Rift Valley...

Seeing Fruit from Work 4 A Living
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Seeing Fruit from Work 4 A Living

We have been running our Work 4 A Living Center for about a year now and we are really beginning to see the fruit from this program! The best thing that has happened is training up a Ugandan facilitator. Jennifer Mugisha was one of my students that came through the program. Her brother was in...

Farm Field Day
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Farm Field Day

We have a field day on the farm each season when the crops are at their prime. This is an open house where we are intentional about inviting people out to the farm to give tours and short training sessions on Farming God’s Way. Our field day this season was on Saturday and we had...

Yields in the Drought
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Yields in the Drought

Uganda has been experiencing a prolonged drought that has devastated the country. According to the Uganda National Meteorological Authority, this is the worst drought in the country’s history with more than half of the population facing food shortages. In Busoga Kingdom, where our farm is located, there are millions going hungry and the agriculture sector...