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Karimojong Widows
We took a 10-ton truck to Nakapiripirit-Namalu in Karamoja, where a friend ran a camp for some very needy widows and children. Read more
Little Angels Orphanage
Volunteers from the Family International painted the Little Angels Orphanage in Rubaga, brought donations of needed items, and a set of the STEPS programme sponsored by a Danish volunteer. Read more
Katakwi Flood Relief
When the floods struck in the northeast region of our country in 2007, hundreds of thousands of people were stranded without access to food, roads, or hope. We were contacted by a local charity organization that had previously helped fund our relief efforts to the needy. Read more
Gulu Internally Displaced Persons Refugee Camps
A local pastor, Charles Ochieng, helps us with the distribution of relief at the Cwero and Kora Bili IDP camps in Gulu, and also in Laroo, where he has a number of orphans he and his colleagues care for. Apart from raincoats, boots, warm jackets, bedding, school books, etc. Read more
Orphans from Lira and Katakwi
A local pastor, Peter Obua, was formerly a soldier when he found out he was HIV positive. He then had an amazing experience with Jesus, which changed his life. Read more
The Ik: A marginalized tribe in northeast Uganda
Former missionaries to the Ik contacted Family International volunteers to see if we would be able to help by recording Bible stories in the Icetot (pronounced i-che-tot) language for a marginalized tribe, the Ik, who live on the peaks of mountains on the Kenyan/Ugandan border escarpment. Read more
Murals Brighten Lives
For several months our team accompanied one of our volunteers, Nyx Martinez to the main government hospital in Kampala. Read more
Hearing from God: A Changed Life
I’m Alain Kanku, a lieutenant of the Democratic Republic of Congo Army (FARDC). I met Richard (a long time TFI member) and his family in Goma, in November 2010. I received a small gospel tract. When I read it, the message encouraged me to invite Jesus into my heart, to be my Savior and Lord. Read more