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A Life Changed

A Life Changed

  • July 2, 2015

Most 13-year-olds are bursting at the seams with energy. They sit through class, impatiently waiting for the clock to strike freedom so they can go do what boys do: anything that requires physical activity or being outside. But Patrick’s experience…

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5 Things I Learned When I Visited Uganda

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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It Is God’s Grace

It Is God’s Grace

  • June 1, 2015

Written by Katie Davis, Founder of Amazima Simon sits on the floor of the porch of the office in Buziika laughing with a group of his friends. He doesn’t know that I am watching him or the way that laugh…

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The Journey Home

The Journey Home

  • May 14, 2015

Four and a half years ago Mark & Laura Guthrie spent a little over a month in Jinja, Uganda while they finalized the adoption of their two youngest sons. In a few weeks, they’ll return to Uganda as Amazima staff.…

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#TeamAmazima: Succulents Can Change Lives

#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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Heart Of Amazima: Meet Sylvia

Heart of Amazima: Meet Sylvia

  • April 20, 2015

Playful. Kind. Humble. Funny. Leader. These are a few words that come to mind when we think of Sylvia. Sylvia is 6-years-old, but her dreams are big, selfless, and not-so-ordinary, much like her. Someday she would like to be a…

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Risen Indeed

Risen Indeed

  • April 7, 2015

As the sun went down, roughly 1,200 children, parents, guardians, and others from surrounding villages trickled in and sat in the white plastic chairs lined up on the field. By the end of the night there were more people than…

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His Great Love

His Great Love

  • March 16, 2015

As you may already know, Saturdays are big days around here. We gather on Saturdays to worship, have bible study, eat, and play games with all of the children (about 700) in our Education Sponsorship Outreach. A couple of Saturdays…

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