Our Stories from Uganda

Portraits of God's Faithfulness.

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Moses

Moses was four years old when he came to our children’s home -“the Palace of Treasures”.  He couldn’t walk or talk due to the trauma and abuse he experienced, and he was extremely malnourished.  His mother had abandoned him when he was only two months old so he remained with…

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Daniel

Daniel was a very intelligent eleven year old boy, but he couldn’t stay focused in school because of the situation at home and the negative peer groups in his village.  He was living with his grandmother because his mother had left him to go and work in a bigger city….

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Richard

Richard (age 4) and his brother (age 6) were referred to us by government officials. He was extremely neglected and malnourished. His mother abandoned him and his brother at a very young age, and their father was an alcoholic.  Richard was extremely neglected.  His father did not often provide food…

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Denis

Denis was a child who had been neglected by many. He was extremely sick and had no parents. His Uncle didn’t seem to care about his future, but God definitely cared. One evening when Caitlin was praying she asked God to show her something He cared about. She instantly saw…

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John

John came to us with eyes of despair and a heart of stone. He didn’t seem to respond to anyone, had unacceptable behavior (to describe it nicely), and would give a cold shoulder to whoever tried to reach out to him. It was like pulling teeth simply to get a…

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Gladys

Gladys was filled with despair before God showed her that he knew her name and could meet her family’s needs.  When we visited her home, she told us about her situation and how she wanted to commit suicide because she couldn’t bear the thought of seeing her children die hungry…

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Treasure

We found Treasure because he stole sauce pans from our church.  He was a street child and compulsive thief.  He had no parents, and his grandmother was an alcoholic.  He had experienced much abuse, not only from home, but also from the community because of his ill habits.   I…

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Innocent

Innocent came to our Palace of Treasures shortly before his father died.  He and his brother, aged 10 and 11, had been living with their very ill father for a number of years.  Innocent’s mother died when he was very young, and his father was an alcoholic.  Very little care…

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Teddy

Teddy was only 13 years old but was being forced into child labor by her mother .  She would often act as the primary caregiver for her three siblings, as well as have to do all the cooking and cleaning herself.  Her mother would often leave the children alone for…

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Monicah

We met Monicah at our school Sparkling Gems.  She was an extremely intelligent child.  She was always performing at the top of her class.  There was only one big hindrance to her academic success.  She had pain in her legs almost all of the time.  Her father tried to take…

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