Lydia: From Prostitution to Christ

Vincent sent me the story of Lydia along with others from Manna Ministry, but her story has touched my heart uniquely. As I was visiting Manna recipients with Alex, we visited Lydia Longok. She is 26 years old and mother of 5 children. Lydia’s family comes from Moroto in Karamojong, but she was born here in Kampala. Lydia lost all … [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...]

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...]

Sudanese Refugees Face Hard Life in Arua

When I was introduced to this family from South Sudan in January, they had no food to eat, no water to drink or bathe in, no charcoal to cook with, no medical care, no money, no amazing future to look to, no jobs and no real opportunity to ever have a job seeing they are refugees in a country where there are very few jobs for the native Ugandans. … [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...]

Celebrating 10 Year of IMFC and Manna Ministry in Kampala

This was never our plan. Our plan was simple. Start a work in Kampala with our missionary partners, find supporting churches that would build a relationship with the missionaries to continue the work, and then move on to work with someone else. But here we are ten years later, still in Kampala, still operating Manna Ministry, and doing a whole lot … [Read more...]

Mary, abanded by her people but not God

Sometimes you encounter people and situations that seem helpless and hopeless. Your not sure what to do or even if anything can be done. So, you pray. I am praying for Mary. We can help a little but it seems so little in the face of such great need. Here is Mary's story that Vincent sent to me. Mary's Story Kyomuhendo Mary is 31 year old, … [Read more...]