Dear Friends Does it shine like the sun in the morning or like the stars at night? Does love comfort with a smile? Or shine joyfully? Probably a bit of all. Love doesn’t ask for favors nor does it set no conditions. Love suffices itself. It connects children and
Dear Friends This newsletter is dedicated to those boys and young men who change the world. Some of these hidden heroes live at Kids of Africa. They have dreams, skills and the courage to realize them. Their insight creates impact. Behind their actions is an attitude. As they change
Dear Friends Let me introduce some of Uganda’s young, female heroes to you. While the list could much be longer, I will mention but a few, in the interest of space. Please meet Amina, Betty, Lilian, Sharon, Joy and Mother Jocelyn - strong young woman, who are smart, skilled
Dear Friends “Till the end of the world” would be the first reaction of most parents. But what happens when a child needs help but nobody is left to look after him or her? We know that situation. Uganda’s just recently been forced to impose yet another hard lockdown.
Dear Friends These two words can mean the world. On today's Ascension Day, some of those who benefited from Kids of Africa stand up to say "Thank you." They all share experiences of hardship, unexpected and undeserved. Alas, they also share an uplifting experience: that of unexpected, unconditioned help
Dear Friends While Ugandan schools are gradually re-opening, still quite a few dids remain quarantined at Kids of Africa. Ugandan lockdown-rules have been among the strictest in Africa. A year like no other. But, as the kids have grown to the challenge, they become a family like no other.
Dear Friends After a challenging year we wish you a blessed Christmas. We wish you peace and time to pause. Good luck, happy moments and good health. Many of us must be longing for that. Good enough, it normally doesn’t take too much. A few kind words can go
Dear Friends For many generations, Christmas has moved people all over the world. It is a special celebration. Especially when we free it from the superfluous stress that we sometimes impose on ourselves. In Kids of Africa, too, the anticipation is great. But it is not so much about
Dear Friends Most children in the world enjoy a day off from school. But when schools have been closed for nine months and conditions at home are precarious, the sky can literally fall on the heads of many children. But with careful planning and a little imagination, we bring