Orphans of Teso

Kim Rushing is the owner of Noodle Zoo in Ankeny!  The minute she heard about the work being done in Uganda through Children’s HopeChest she wanted to be a part of...

This year, my friend, Lindsay, and I signed our daughters up for something called Wild Explorers Club. It’s a program that provides weekly assignments, and as kids progress through it, they...

Over the past 6 years, our generous sponsors have brought hope, health,  education and SMILES to over 600 children through a $38 a month sponsorship! Each time we visit the CarePoints...

“How was your trip?”  This question is normally very easy to answer when returning from a vacation, but I have struggled this time because it is difficult to put into words...

Pit Stop: Soroti to Ongongoja Once we left Bukedea, we made an overnight pitstop in Soroti at the home of Elotu Joseph, the Director of HopeChest in Uganda.  Immaculate cooked for...

Jen asked me to share my personal blog posts and trip stories from my trip to Uganda in August. I posted them below and here is the link to the posts on my...

I wrote on the bus as we drove miles away from where we left our hearts.  What just happened to our large team?  We physically wept and bawled like babies as...

Health & Well-being Welcome back! This is the third post in a series here at Orphans of Teso called Sponsoring Smiles.  We’ve already talked about how your sponsorship dollars impact the FOOD...

THIRTY EIGHT DOLLARS $38 is the cost to sponsor one child.  How does $38 come to change someone’s life?  In fact, not just one person’s life, but help change a whole...

There are moments in life when you look back and you know that they were defining, that they changed you, and that even if you tried, you couldn’t forget.  For me...