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What is a Candidate Student?

For most people in the U.S. a new year brings resolutions, intentional life changes and a desire to have a better year than the last. For students in school it signals the last half of the year, often students in the U.S. are half way through their school year and have a pretty good idea… Read more »

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Sponsorship Equals Positive Change

In 2012, a terrified 14-year old girl ended up wandering the streets of Kampala after being abandoned by her step-mother; she had no family, no where to go and no money. She was hopeless, afraid, and alone. Mercy found her way to the local juvenile prison, which can serve as housing for kids needing safety… Read more »

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Don’t Judge a Book, or a Building, By its Cover

The building above isn’t much to look at, built by the British in 1952 a few years before they left Uganda. I’m told it was refurbished in 2003 at the direction of Ugandan President Museveni’s wife, Janet. I don’t know. Doesn’t look like it’s been touched since the British said “ehhhhh, we’re outta here.” But… Read more »

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A Fruitful Year

  “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” 2 Corinthians… Read more »

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And Justice For All

  “For the LORD is a God of justice…”  Isaiah 30:18 As we’ve said before, the words “imprisoned children” simply don’t belong together – ever.  What drove us to Uganda in the first place was the stunning realization that there are children who live in prison for years with little hope of getting out. They… Read more »