Just over a week ago, Mila and I went to the Rhino Refugee Settlement to help with a children's program we do in cooperation with a local church there. Because so many children show up we split them into two groups based on age. The younger kids are up to about six years old but … Continue reading Surprising Priorities
We are living in Uganda, Africa and loving it! Please allow me to begin this first update from within Uganda with a huge thank you to everyone who has been praying for and supporting us. The transition has had it's challenges, (ie: jet lag, sickness, general adjustments) but we are doing very well, making friends, … Continue reading Mingone! Hujambo! Marhaban! Hello from Uganda!
So much has happened over the past couple months as we prepare to move to Uganda that I thought it appropriate to post a more traditional point-by-point update. So, without further adue... To begin, we are delighted to announce that Borderlands International is officially a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization! This allows us to receive tax-deductible … Continue reading Just a good old update
Stories from a Sheikh, a Texan, Wyoming, Africa and the heart.
The following is a correspondence Sal wrote me after his second week in Uganda. For the past week I (Sal) have been camping in the Ofua district of the Rhino Refugee Settlement in Uganda. Upon reaching the camp I was immediately told the meaning of the word Ofua. So too, I will start this letter … Continue reading A week at the “Place of Leprosy”
Northern Uganda is the primary receiving area for South Sudanese refugees. South Sudan, although the world's youngest nation, is home of the fastest growing refugee crisis on the globe. Below is our Special Report newsletter which takes a look at the situation in this West Nile region and explains what our family is doing about … Continue reading Special Report: Northern Uganda