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...]

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...]

This Is What We Do!

This week I had to fill out a form for a church that required me to think through what IMFC does and write it down. It was time consuming and a little painful, but very helpful. I remembered why IMFC existed and why I have worked for them the past 10 year. So, I thought I would share it with you. Just a reminder of why you pray for us and why some … [Read more...]

Manna Ministry Works!

When IMFC begin Manna Ministry ten years ago, we had many questions. What would happen to people after they exited the program? Would their lives be truly improved? What could we reasonably expect to achieve in only six months of giving people food? Could lasting change really take place for people who are living with nothing in the slums of … [Read more...]

Zurayina: Muslim Mother of 20 Now Follows Jesus Christ

Zurayina is 51 years old, born a Muslin and has lived in Katwe more than twenty years. She has given birth to twenty (20) children. Seventeen children by her first husband, who beat her and abused her before she finally ran away from him, and three children by her second husband. Four of her children died early and sixteen remain today. Zurayina's … [Read more...]

Karimu: From Muslim To Church Planter

Karim is 53 years old and has lived in Kampala for 10 years. He lives with one child here in Katwe, Kumiles. He has 7 additional children living in the village with his wife. Karim was born a Muslim and when IMFC found him, he was still a Muslim. Today, he is born again, enrolled in Bible Way, is working through the Bible Way books, baptized and … [Read more...]