Orphans of Teso

(This is a guest post by one of our amazing sponsors named Whitney who is 11 years old! Read her story and be inspired!!) Obeying God’s Calling I decided I wanted...

“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...

It’s been about a month since I returned from 2 weeks in Uganda and I’m settling back into the familiarity of my everyday life.  This was my 3rd trip to the...

And then there were three: Ogoloi Friday, August 21, 2015 I was up early with the roosters, grabbed my coffee and headed outside to my favorite perch in the courtyard.  I’ve...

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...

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...

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of traveling with my co-worker Rachel Andrews (HopeChest’s Program Manager) to Ethiopia and Uganda to collect stories for our sponsors and donors. I...