The vision is now clear and our ministries very actively underway at DCF Uganda. The wood shop hums with daily activities. The sewing shop has begun with tremendous enthusiasm and every expectation of the same success. The children’s rabbits are an enormous hit, and will grow into educational opportunities. More rabbits and more hutches are … Continue reading "Ready for Prayer"
As a church, we still have a lot of work that God is sending us to accomplish. Our approach at DCF involves training for self sustenance.
Emmanuel asked the children what they might buy with that money if they saved for something bigger? The children replied that they would buy rabbits. The cost of a rabbit is 10,000 shillings, fifty trips carrying water cans back and forth for each rabbit.
Now, I am so pleased to say that the ladies of DCF Uganda have a sewing machine! It is a thing of service and beauty, a joy, a wonder! Emmanuel wrote to tell us that he would disassemble it to get it home on a boda boda, or motorcycle taxi. Today, it is in the hands of his wife. She is ready to make some old things new, and teach other women to sew for a living.
I have lived a life of humiliating poverty. Carefully choosing my words; we have lived a life of typical poverty. Around me, is/was a community lacking the basics of life! If we were born so, and grew so, how about our children? One of the reasons why I joined CLI (Christian Leaders Institute, an accredited … Continue reading "Poverty and Christ Jesus"