Water Tank For Luzira Prison

In January, IMFC was able to buy and place 30 beds in Kasangati Prison for the female inmates. In February, we bought a 10,000 liter water tank (2,642 US gallons) to donate to Luzira Remand Prison. In March and April, we worked with the staff of Luzira Remand Prison to construct a tower for the water tank to sit on high above the ground. We bought … [Read more...]

Rain, Rain, Rain

In Uganda it is either raining or it is dry. Now it is raining and the IMFC Manna Ministry Team must flex and find ways to do their work. Here is an brief update from Vincent that describes how this is happening. The work is moving well except for the rain. Here we are having too much rain. People are loosing their properties. Houses are falling … [Read more...]

Bennah’s Story

Busingye Bennah, 43 years old. Husband died 12 years ago. Single mom with 10 children. Resident of Kampala City for 20 years. Manna Ministry recipient August 2015 through January 2016. Entrepreneur. Here is Bennah’s story from Vincent. Bennnah is born of Nyansiyo and Silvia of Bugerere and is one of 20 children. She didn’t go to school because the … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]