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5 Things I Learned When I Visited Uganda

  • June 1, 2015

by Brittney Meyer, Amazima Stateside Social Media Coordinator 1. Always say hello. I walked into our office there quite a few times before I got the memo, this memo: around here (there), people are more important than tasks. I don’t…

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#TeamAmazima: Succulents Can Change Lives

  • May 4, 2015

A 14-year-old named Georgia is selling succulents, eye-catching plants that require minimal care, to raise support for Amazima. When Georgia heard about Katie’s story and Amazima’s mission, she set out to help us accomplish our mission… from Australia. A few…

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A Taste of Uganda

  • March 2, 2015

Posho (also known as ugali in other parts of Africa) is a staple food in Uganda, and is eaten by Amazima’s staff and fed to the children we serve during the week. Posho is a mixture of maize flour (cornmeal)…

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An Amazima Christmas

  • December 29, 2014

The holidays are special. They’re a time to celebrate, to thank God, to meditate on His faithfulness and all He’s done for us. Without Christ, we would be nothing – Amazima would not exist. We want to do everything we…

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Signs of Life

  • September 29, 2014

There are so many stories represented in this picture. So many stories. The truth is, if you heard all of them, you might wonder how these children have the strength to raise their hands in worship. And that’s ok. We’ve…

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Singing in Masese

  • August 11, 2014

As all the children begin trickling into the clearing where Masese school is located, you can see them carrying plates, cups, bowls, eagerly awaiting their heaping bowl of beans and posho to be served piping hot from the kitchen. There…

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Big Yields

  • July 7, 2014

In Uganda, about 75% of the population is engaged in some type of agriculture. For many, it is the sole income for their family and their only source of food. One can imagine the anxiety that comes with waiting to…

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