Prayer for Sons and Daughters Taking Exams
In the Ugandan school system, students take major exams at P7 (the end of primary school education), S4 (the end of “O-level” secondary eduation), and S6 (the end of “A-level” secondary education). Our sons and daughters in S4 and attending our New Hope Academy receive their orientation instructions on tomorrow (Friday, October 10) and begin their strenuous three week examination process on Monday, October 13. The scores our children obtain play a significant…Learn More
Over the school holiday, 40 members of Emmanuael Youth Outreach (EYO) traveled to the Yumbe district in northwestern Uganda for a week-long outreach. EYO is a youth-led, adult-supported ministry of Kasana Community Church.
Nanteza Aziza, an S5 student, shared her perspective on her primary ministry involvement at the health center during the EYO Outreach.
“My favorite [part] was praying for the sick and speaking to the people who were taking care of the sick. The hardest part was…Learn More
Staff Profile – Sambwe Rogers
In 1996 Sambwe Rogers joined New Hope Uganda as a day student from Kasana Village. Over the course of his schooling, his academic and work aspirations shifted. He now serves as the Hope Family Social Worker and on the Kasana Children’s Centre Management Committee.
At Kasana Children’s Centre, Thanksgiving occurs every July as a time of reflection of God’s goodness. We dedicate time to praise Him for what He has done in us as individuals and in the community. The service begins with a parade around the road that encircles the church and primary school waving branches in praise. The worship band led an enthusiastic worship time with songs in the languages of many…Learn More
Under blue lighting inside the church with fabric around the open sides creating a cozy atmosphere, the youth of Kasana organized a benefit concert for Aunt Ketty Okoth’s treatment. On August 22 the attendees raised over 600,000 Ugandan Shillings for her ongoing treatment.
As of last week, Aunt Ketty’s treatment has shifted to Kampala. After many prayers, conversations, and research, the Okoths and the team at Kasana coordinating to manage her care found…Learn More
Update on Aunt Ketty
WOW, what a journey we are on! Some good time has passed since we last gave you an update on Aunt Ketty Okoth and her progress. It was 30th May when she finished her first round of treatments and arrived back here in Kasana. What an experience for her as she was able to fly from Nairobi to Entebbe–her first time in an airplane! Flying was much better for her health and allowed her to…Learn More
Life Changers: Books
I don’t know about you but I love to read and I often have 1 or 2 books on the go at the same time. One of the requirements of Investment Year is that the students read 18 books through the year (Yes you read right, 18 books!). I love that at the beginning of the year we introduce this part of the programme and the look of disbelief, fear and the comments from the…Learn More
Kulikayo, Aunt Ketty!
Around here, you might here the phrase kulikayo (welcome back) several times on any given day. Welcome back home; welcome back to the office; welcome back to primary, welcome back to the classroom. No matter how near or far one has traveled, kulikayo is always an appropriate greeting upon one’s return.
Friday, May 30th the New Hope Uganda family welcomed Aunt Ketty Okoth back to Kasana after her one-and-a-half months of chemotherapy and radiation treatment…Learn More
EYO Easter Outreach
HOW WE SPENT OUR OUTREACH ON THE 18 APRIL IN KIRULI PLACE
First and foremost i would like to give the Glory back to Jesus who enabled us to go and reach out to several people in Kiruli and His protection and provision towards us EYO (Emmanuel Youth Outreach) members.
When we were there we blessed many people and we were also blessed by them. We were able to heap potatoes for two older ladies who were…Learn More
A Visit to the IY House
The IY students are in the middle of their second training of the year. This week and next they will learn practical and heart lessons to better equip them for their future experiences. Here, a visitor to the first training week of 2014 reflects on her interactions with the IY Programme.
It was a privilege and great joy to stay overnight on 2 separate occasions with the students (16-18 year olds) and the Brown family in…Learn More