About Mark Maynard

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.

Amy For Africa pursues $1.1M school in Uganda

Amy Compston and son Jarek with students. By CHARLES ROMANS / The Daily Independent Poverty is a condition in which far too many people around the globe suffer, and there is one consistent characteristic of poverty that crosses all borders. Poverty robs people of [...]

By |2019-02-28T17:12:46-04:00December 25th, 2018|

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with donation to AFA

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with a donation to AMY FOR AFRICA!!! We are halfway through our SIXTH YEAR of operation in Uganda and God’s plans are MIGHTY!!! We have purchased 3 acres of land overlooking the NILE RIVER for a new Christian school that will house 1,000 students and board [...]

By |2018-11-26T17:00:10-04:00November 26th, 2018|

Marathoner asking for $20 to AFA to celebrate No. 20

FLATWOODS, Ky. – Gary Coovert runs not only for himself but for a purpose. He always has and always will. Coovert was one of the first runners to wear the Amy For Africa colors in road races and he celebrates running his 20th marathon on Nov. [...]

By |2018-10-08T17:50:41-04:00October 8th, 2018|

Youth group’s 30-hour famine raises $2,888 for AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – Imagine going 30 hours without eating. Now imagine being 13 to 18 years old and doing it. No way? Say hello to the youth group at Unity Baptist Church, affectionately known as The Unit. The Unit, led by youth director Brad Callaway, made [...]

By |2018-08-09T09:08:44-04:00August 9th, 2018|

Five O’Clock Hitters right on time to win AFA crown

ASHLAND, Ky. – Five O’Clock Hitters blasted their way through a 40-team field with home run power to win the sixth annual Amy For Africa Wiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday. Ryan Lynch’s long bomb with one out in the bottom of the third was a walkoff [...]

By |2018-08-05T07:30:37-04:00August 4th, 2018|

Rerun: Kona Kannon Ballers win AFA competitive tournament

Kona Kannon Ballers were triumphant again in the AFA competitive tournament. ASHLAND, Ky. – With contributions from all five on the roster, the Kona Kannon Ballers repeated Friday night as Amy For Africa competitive tournament champions, defeating Keelin's Crusaders 1-0 in an exciting extra [...]

By |2018-08-03T23:37:04-04:00August 3rd, 2018|

40-team field ready for Wiffleball extravaganza

ASHLAND, Ky. – Bigger and better. Those two words sum up the sixth annual Amy For Africa Wiffleball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4, on the corner lot of Unity Baptist Church (2320 29th Street). Two-time champion Kona Kannon Ballers head up a 40-team field – [...]

By |2018-07-24T10:11:33-04:00July 24th, 2018|
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