Ultra marathoner Tanner Lee running for AFA Saturday

RUSSELL – Tanner Lee said he wanted to run for something bigger than himself in Saturday’s Ohio Backyard Ultra Marathon in Lucasville, Ohio. The 25-year-old decided to wear the Amy For Africa colors and raise support for the organization. Sponsorships to send children to school are [...]

By |March 14th, 2023|

Weight-loss challenge: His loss could be AFA’s gain

ASHLAND, Ky. – Scott Walter hopes his loss will be Amy For Africa’s gain. Walter is beginning a six-month weight-loss challenge and is asking his friends to support him in the endeavor by supporting the Christian ministry. Walter’s mission is to shave off some unwanted pounds [...]

By |January 2nd, 2022|

AFA to provide feeding program for schoolchildren

ASHLAND, Ky. - When the Amy For Africa Christian Academy is operating, the students receive both a breakfast and meal during the school day thanks to generous supporters. With the Ugandan government not allowing school to start up again until May because of concerns with COVID-19, [...]

By |February 14th, 2021|

AFA’s faith journey prepares for another leap

ASHLAND, Ky. – Amy For Africa’s faith journey is taking another step with Chris Compston joining his wife as a fulltime missionary for the organization. After receiving clear messages from God that now was the time for him to be fulltime for AFA, Chris resigned his [...]

By |January 23rd, 2021|

It’s Jarek’s birthday: How about $10 for 10?

ASHLAND, Ky. – Jarek Compston has accomplished as much at the age of 10 as many do in a lifetime. He has been part of five mission trips to Uganda with Amy For Africa, participated in 10Ks and half marathons, including recording the second-fastest half-marathon in [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|

AFA Christian Academy in need of 120 desks

NJERU, Uganda – A total of 120 desks for children in P1 to P4 at the Amy For Africa Christian Academy will start being assembled during a trip Dec. 1-14. The workers are ready, now AFA needed to purchase the desks. The cost is only [...]

By |October 28th, 2020|
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