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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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A Place to Dream (Our New Playground)

A Place to Dream (Our New Playground)

Our old playground was treasured, but over time it suffered damage from the harsh Ugandan sun, thousands of little sand covered feet, and hungry termites. A few months ago we set out on the journey of building a new playground…

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Heart of Amazima: Meet Joseph

Heart of Amazima: Meet Joseph

Nsubunga Joseph comes from a large family and is always full of joy and life. He loves to sing and dance and he has even danced at several school competitions. He also loves playing the drums during worship at Amazima’s…

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An Amazima Christmas

An Amazima Christmas

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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Dance Our Way to Christmas

Dance Our Way to Christmas

Every year, we celebrate Christmas on our land in Buziika with the children in our Scholarship Program and their guardians. This past Saturday, 1,200-1,600 children and guardians came to do just that… celebrate. In Uganda, dance is almost always present…

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