Update on John in Katwe

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, how about two pictures in one? Is it worth two thousand words or still just one thousand. For me, this two in one photo is worth two thousand plus! I shared John’s story with you a few weeks back and many of you have responded with questions and prayer so I decided to send this quick update … [Read more...]

Her Name Is Hadija

Here is the story of Hadija Zalwango. She is a Manna recipient, thirty-four years old and a single mother of five children. She came to Katwe slum in Kampala twenty years ago from Masaka. Hadija's husband left her due to too many responsibilities with the children. This happened after he took a new wife who had no children. So Hadija had to start a … [Read more...]

3 Reasons That Drive Manna Ministry

In 2016 over 5,000 men, women and children will benefit from Manna Ministry as we disperse more than 265,000 pounds of food in the slums of Kampala and Arua. Vincent has been sharing the stories of some of the Manna recipients with me this week. Stories that have touched my heart in many ways and have caused me to set down and re-think why we do … [Read more...]

John’s Story From Katwe

Muzee and the team, thanks for what you have done for this old Muzee named John. We found John as we were registering people for Manna Ministry. Everyone we talked to in the community was referring us to John telling us that he is the neediest person in the whole village. Indeed he is. John is around 75 years of age. He does not walk. He does not … [Read more...]


I am happy to say that everything is moving very well in the new areas we are working. In these areas there very many people who are needy, but we were able to choose those who are really needy. We focused on sharing the gospel with them and helping them also to share with their families and friends. We are also training them to save their … [Read more...]

One Reason To Expand

Maria is 25 years of age. She has been a single mother since 2013. She looks after seven children. She is the mother of 4 children and 3 are from her siblings who have died. She has done many jobs like hawking tea, hawking 2nd hand clothes and shoes. By the time we found her, she was hawking children’s clothes and life was hard for them. “When … [Read more...]

This Is What Manna Ministry Was Created To Do!

Here is a good story I recieved from Deo about one of the Manna recipients. It is a good way to end the week here and begin my trip back to Uganda. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. It brought hope. Nabagereka Sharifa smiled after hearing her names read by Vincent today at the Manna food distribution! She is 23 years old, has a baby … [Read more...]

Hadijah and Kudura

Naluggwa HadijahShe was a beneficiary of Manna Ministry between August 2014 and January 2015. She’s 35 years of age and has 7 children: 18,16,14,8,6,4,1 respectively. The 4th child is an albino, Kudura. Here is the story Hadijah told me about her life. "I was brought up in the family of Mr. Livingston of Wobulenzi, Kikyusa. In … [Read more...]