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...]

2017, 100 + Volunteers for Uganda

I am praying for more than 100 volunteers to travel to Uganda to work with IMFC in 2017, and I would love for you to be one of the 100. Last year, 2015, 92 people came to work alongside us in Uganda. This is the most we have had in our 10 year history. This year will be a few less because I refused to book during and right after the elections in … [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...]

Teddy

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...]

They Ran With The Message

Who they were I don’t know. I don’t know their names, occupations or backgrounds. All I know is that they were followers of Jesus who were persecuted and suffering for their faith in him and were religious refugees. I know they had no money, no jobs, no supporting agencies, no Bibles, no discipleship books, no choirs, no Sunday School, no religious … [Read more...]

When I Was In Prison… You Visited Me

10 years ago when IMFC began, operating a prison ministry wasn’t even a consideration. We didn’t see it; we didn’t desire it. Isn’t it amazing the things that are right in front of our faces but we never see! Today, 10 years later, we see it and are astonished by it. Thousands of lives have been impacted through the prison ministry, and the … [Read more...]