I love Uganda. I have two children from the gorgeous country and have traveled there many times. When Dawn asked me – just 18 months ago – if we could start a Hope + Sisterhood in Uganda, it was pretty much a no brainer for me and for Project Hopeful. We wanted to expand […]
There is so much I can say about Zaina. This woman is amazing. The first time I met her, ther was a distrust in her eyes. You could see that she couldn’t possibly understand why we wanted to help her. She was also Muslim.
Fast forward 9 months. We are driving through Mukono town and […]
It’s Wednesday night and your pastor calls you at home. He tells you that there will be out of town visitors to the church on Sunday and that he wanted to make certain the guests would feel welcome. Naturally, you agree to help. Then the pastor asks you for something extraordinary: […]
We met Jesca the first time in January 2013. She was just 23 years old and a mother of 2, with her 3rd on the way. She wasn’t sure whether or not she could trust us and you could see the hurt and anger in her eyes.
As we spoke with Jesca, we began to understand her […]
Age 11. When I was 11 my mother began pursuing her dream of becoming a college graduate. She dropped out the first time to have me. My baby brother was just one year old and her studies required much of her time. I was so excited for her that I didn’t hesitate to […]
Around ‘The Church’ there has been a lot of negativity toward organizations and individuals participating in short term mission trips. I find it very interesting because 10 years ago there were attacks against Christians for NOT going and just ‘throwing our money’ at the poor. I wanted to enter this conversation because it is […]