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It Is God’s Grace

It Is God’s Grace

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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Heart of Amazima: Meet George

Heart of Amazima: Meet George

If you’re looking for a young leader who is full of life, you’re looking for George. He is in primary two this year, and is the class monitor for his classroom. Being the class monitor means he is responsible for…

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The Journey Home

The Journey Home

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

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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Risen Indeed

Risen Indeed

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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Sponsorship Outreach Mentors: A Tribute

Sponsorship Outreach Mentors: A Tribute

It started with a handful of children, a few. It started with a few because if He can trust us with a few, He can trust us with more, and then someday… perhaps many. Today there is more than a…

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Heart of Amazima: Meet Gorret

Heart of Amazima: Meet Gorret

Her name is Gorret, and she is a student in our Scholarship Program. Around here, she is known for her kindness. She is kind to her friends, her siblings, and to her aunt and uncle who took her in at…

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His Great Love

His Great Love

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 Scholarship Program. A couple of Saturdays ago,…

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A Taste of Uganda

A Taste of Uganda

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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Heart of Amazima: Meet Makayi

Heart of Amazima: Meet Makayi

Makayi is 15 years old and is an avid soccer fan. While he can’t go watch live soccer matches at the stadium, he does listen to games on the radio. Aside from sports, Makayi is very strong in academics. In…

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Ready, Set, Term 1

Ready, Set, Term 1

Well, holiday is over and school is back in full swing! The first of three terms began just a couple of weeks ago and we had so much fun, as always, passing out school supplies. When we pass out supplies,…

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Not Your Average Holiday

Not Your Average Holiday

A few weeks ago, 40 students and 12 mentors from our Scholarship Program set out on a journey. They traveled to a house that was falling apart. In this home, two guardians care for eight children. The team came ready…

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