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MAY
2015

Day 14: Surfing safari and baboon aboard

By MARK MAYNARD We are spending are last days in Uganda doing a little relaxing after a physically and mentally exhausting two weeks of distributing shoes in Moyo. On Sunday we took a safari drive through Murchison National Park and witnessed some of God’s marvelous work....
30
MAY
2015

Day 13: On the road again and swimming pool baptism

By MARK MAYNARD Not much new to report today as much of our time was spent on the bus traveling to Murcherson Falls Game Park. We reached the Game Park in time to get on a boat for a three-hour tour – yes, a three-hour tour – but unlike Gilligan the African Queen got...
29
MAY
2015

Day 12: Some lows and highs on leaving Moyo

By MARK MAYNARD / AFA MOYO, Uganda – On our last day in Moyo the Amy For Africa mission team visited two places that were polar opposites – the Moyo Hospital and the Moyo Babies Home. Our first stop was at the Moyo Hospital but don’t be misled by the word...
28
MAY
2015

DAY 11: Spreading joy throughout Moyo

By MARK MAYNARD / AFA MOYO, Uganda – The Amy For Africa Mission to Moyo’s main objective was to bring joy to the Ma’di people. Based on the receptions the team received every day and the priceless look on the faces of the sweet children, I’d see it was...
27
MAY
2015

Day 10: Blessings galore on a trip of a lifetime

By MARK MAYNARD / AFA PALORINYA – The Amy For Africa mission team took another long bus ride into the bush of the Moyo district and returned home with blessings galore. More than 4,000 greeted us because the word continues to spread about what is happening through AFA and...
26
MAY
2015

Day 9: Two trips, double the blessings

MOYO, Uganda – So the blessings keep coming on the Amy For Africa Mission to Moyo. The AFA teams split up today and got a double-dose from God. Floyd Paris, Chris and Amy Compston, Dr. Maggie Lawentmann and Rob Barber went to an all-Muslim village called Aliba – the...
25
MAY
2015

Day 8: Another goat, model farm and back to the babies home

  By MARK MAYNARD / AFA MOYO, Uganda – As the days pass, the more popular the Amy For Africa / Samaritan’s Feet shoe distribution seems to become. Two more stops have been added to the already crowded tour, meaning the team will be split on Tuesday with the...
25
MAY
2015

How to adopt a teacher in Moyo

MOYO, Uganda – The lifeblood of any school is its teachers. The same is true for the Penne Paris Nursery Schools here. Our private schools of United Christian Expedition get no government support. Teachers are supported completely through donations. You can adopt one of the...
24
MAY
2015

Day 7: Day of rest and praise

By MARK MAYNARD / AFA MOYO, Uganda – Sunday was labeled our day of rest on the Amy For Africa Mission to Moyo. And it was restful and praiseworthy! We visited the church at Vumbula, which also houses the fourth Penne Paris Nursery School and were treated to a good ‘ol...
23
MAY
2015

Day 6: Babies, pit stops and oh my goodness!

By MARK MAYNARD / AFA MOYO, Uganda – Amy For Africa has become a household name in the Moyo district. The word is out. More than 6,000 showed up Saturday for the AFA/Samaritan’s Feet shoe distribution and at least two-thirds of those walked away with new shoes. It may...
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