The Impact

Life Change in Uganda

Ministry Highlights

Our annual review of the ministry.​

Stories of Life Change

Highlights from our blog.

Ministry Timeline

Serving in Uganda since 2007.

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2007 - 2008

Katie moved to Uganda and began her “Kisses from Katie” blog. Amazima Ministries International was established. Sponsorship Program began with 40 Students.

2009

Masese Feeding Program was launched, and grew to 1200 children receiving meals. Purchased “The Land” in Buziika – home of the Saturday Programs.

2010

Masese Beading Circle began. 50 Students in Masese were enrolled in Nursery Classes.

2011

Kisses from Katie was released and debuted on NY Times Bestseller List. Sponsorship Program grew to 393 Students. Construction of Chapel in Buziika was completed.

2012

Our first Farming God’s Way Seminar was offered to the community. Measles and polio immunizations for 482 children in Masese. First annual showing of The Jesus Film in Buziika.

2013

Land was purchased for The Amazima School. 189 Students in Masese were enrolled in Nursery Classes. Nurse’s Clinic in Buziika was built and opened for students and the community

2014

Plans announced to build The Amazima School in partnership with Engineering Ministries International.

2015

Groundbreaking for The Amazima School.

2016

Unprecedented growth in Community Outreaches: Scholarship Program grew to 600 Students. Over 100 Bible studies in the community. Medical Care was provided for 4,304 Ugandans. 

2017

The Amazima School opened with 72 Students enrolled. Daring to Hope was released and debuted on NY Times Bestseller List. 23 School Construction Workers were baptized. 

2018

14 Students publicly declared their faith by choosing to be baptized. Plans announced for The Amazima Primary School opening in 2020.

2019

The Amazima Primary School began construction on our property in Buziika. The Buziika property was the home for our “Saturday Program”.

2020

In the midst of a very strict shutdown of the country due to Covid-19, our scholarship team brought bags of food to all of our scholarship families for as long as they needed.

2021

Amazima continued to educate and disciple students and families through small groups and home visits during strict pandemic guidelines. A 40-foot container full of critical school supplies arrived in Jinja thanks to the generosity of our ministry partners. Not a single Ugandan staff member lost their job amidst world-wide layoffs.

2022

The Amazima Primary School opened its doors. Refined Amazima’s mission statement. Re-opened the Amazima Secondary School after the Covid-19 shutdown. 

2023

100% pass rate on the S4 national assessment exams. Katie releases Safe All Along and Our Faithful God.

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