News and Media

When Amazima is in the news and media we want to share it with you—it further tells our story. Scroll down to view the stories featuring Amazima, our work, or Katie Davis. If you are looking for downloadable images for fundraisers, visit the media section.

Katie on Family Life

On Katie’s last trip to the states, she had the chance to sit down with Family Life Radio hosts Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine for a three-part interview. Listen to Katie tell some great stories over a three-day interview AND lay out the vision of the new Amazima Academy.

Listen to Day One: Jesus Wrecked My Life

Listen to Day Two: I Never Meant to Be a Mother (we will post these links as soon as they air)

Listen to Day Three: An Assignment to Live (we will post these links as soon as they air)

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Dave Ramsey Interviews Katie Davis Majors

An Interview With Dave Ramsey

Dave welcomes author Katie Davis Majors to the show to discuss her new book Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption. Katie also talks about her experiences in Uganda as both a missionary and an adoptive mom.

Listen to the Full Interview: An Interview with Dave Ramsey

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Katie Davis Majors’ Interview with Dr. Meg Meeker on Dr. James Dobson’s Radio Broadcast

June 16, 2014

In June of 2014, Katie Davis Majors made a rare trip to see her family in the United States. In addition to getting some much needed rest and spending time with her family, Katie had the priviledge of sitting down with Dr. Meg Meeker who is Dr. James Dobson’s cohost. Listen to the interview here:

Part 1: Katie’s Interview with Dr. Meg Meeker

Part 2: Katie’s Interview with Dr. Meg Meeker

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Glamour Magazine: Women of the Year 2012 Reader’s Choice Award Winner: Katie Davis

November 12, 2012

At 19, Davis was so inspired by a trip to an orphanage in Uganda that she dropped a bombshell on her Brentwood, Tennessee, family: She was moving there.

What she’s done since is breathtaking. Davis’ nonprofit, Amazima Ministries International, connects 600 vulnerable children with sponsor families worldwide and feeds 1,500 kids a week. Davis herself is adopting 13(!) daughters, ages 4 to 16—a feat she chronicles in her memoir, Kisses From Katie. “I never intend anyone to think, Wow, I want to do what she does,” says Davis. “Service is just about saying yes to the people around you who need your help.”

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Christianity Today: Q & A: Katie Davis on Raising a Dozen Children at 22

October 25, 2011

What started as a one-year trip to Uganda eventually led Katie Davis to single motherhood, taking 13 foster daughters into her home. The 22-year-old has begun the adoption process, but official approval might not come for a few years since Ugandan law requires adoptive parents to be at least 25 years old.

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