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Mark Maynard is co-founder of the Amy For Africa mission, and also serves as its president. Reach him at (606) 571-1031 or mark@amyforafrica.

126,000 bricks donated and ready for AFA Christian Academy

ASHLAND, Ky. – The #BuildThatSchool miracles are just beginning! In less than two months, the supporters of Amy For Africa have purchased 126,000 bricks for the AFA Christian Academy. The campaign, with the hashtag #BuildThatSchool, started on Aug. 12 and the last of the nearly 20,000 [...]

By |2019-10-08T18:34:39-04:00October 8th, 2019|

#BuildThatSchool brick campaign nearing 100,000

ASHLAND, Ky. – God is on the move! About a month after beginning the #BuildThatSchool campaign that allows supporters to purchase bricks for the Uganda-based AFA Christian Academy, 75 percent of the goal has been met. As of Sept. 10, 96,271 of the 126,000 bricks needed [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:08:06-04:00September 11th, 2019|

AFA, Bridges Church partner for men’s basketball league

ASHLAND, Ky. – Amy For Africa introduced the game of basketball to Ugandan children this summer. The bouncing ball will be part of AFA this fall in northeastern Kentucky. The inaugural Amy For Africa/Bridges Church Men’s Basketball League has been organized by AFA supporter Chris Long [...]

By |2019-09-04T22:10:48-04:00September 4th, 2019|

Be part of an AFA legacy: Help us #BuildThatSchool

ASHLAND, Ky. – Land is being prepped for construction of the Amy For Africa Christian Academy. It’s time to #BuildThatSchool. It’s an exciting time for the AFA mission that started six years ago as a one-time fundraiser and has blossomed into a non-profit international Christian ministry [...]

By |2019-08-15T22:35:54-04:00August 15th, 2019|

Defensive gem ends long day, gives Kenner’s Killers AFA title

2019 AFA Wiffleball champions Kenner's Killers. Matt Vincent, Jason Rosen, Chris Compston and Kenner Bailey. Amy Compston is shown with them. ASHLAND, Ky. – A splendid defensive play ended the home run-dominated Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament on Saturday. Jason Rosen’s one-handed leaping snare [...]

By |2019-08-11T13:37:02-04:00August 10th, 2019|

AFA sadly severs ties with LifePoint Ministries pastor

NJERU, Uganda – It is with overwhelming sadness that Amy For Africa has severed ties with LifePoint Ministries and Pastor Cyprian Ilukol over philosophical and spiritual differences. However, the El-Shaddai Primary and Nursery School remains in the hearts of AFA so the organization will pay salaries [...]

By |2019-08-06T10:03:55-04:00August 6th, 2019|

New AFA school leap of faith, blessing from God

NJERU, Uganda – Amy For Africa took a free-fall of faith on a sun-splashed Saturday afternoon in Uganda, clinging to God’s promises after years of praying for direction on building a Christian school for an impoverished area of Uganda. AFA co-founder Amy Compston signed a contract [...]

By |2019-08-04T08:38:19-04:00August 3rd, 2019|

Kona Krushers, Greek Wiffology highlight 40-team field

ASHLAND, Ky. – Three-time champion Kona Krushers and former champion Greek Wiffology headline a 40-team field for the seventh annual Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament on Aug. 10 in the corner lots of Unity Baptist Church. The tournament has raised more than $20,000 in the first [...]

By |2019-08-03T22:33:12-04:00August 3rd, 2019|
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