#BuildThatSchool: God shows His glory to Amy For Africa

ASHLAND, Ky. – Amy Compston was excited Thursday morning about the opportunity to share on the National Day of Prayer. Speaking publicly for the first time in two months, the co-founder of Amy For Africa was, in a word, pumped. She spoke with her typical passion [...]

By |2020-05-08T08:29:00-04:00May 8th, 2020|

A word from AFA Christian Academy’s construction manager

By RONALD SSEKAMATE In Uganda today, there is a growing concern country-wide regarding the rising cost of education, which is gradually causing many little children from underprivileged families and higher institutions of learning to drop out of school as result of their parents' inability to afford such [...]

By |2020-03-27T07:44:46-04:00March 27th, 2020|

#255: Teenagers selfless donations to AFA inspire others

ASHLAND, Ky. – Two donations from a pair of teenage young ladies could be the impetus for a movement with Amy For Africa. On Sunday, AFA leader Amy Compston posted on social media that “AFA received two of the sweetest donations to date” from two teenage [...]

By |2020-02-12T12:05:00-05:00February 12th, 2020|

AFA Christian Academy ahead of schedule, project manager says

NJERU, Uganda – Construction on the first phase of the Amy For Africa Christian Academy is ahead of schedule, according to the project manager. GSR Construction Project Manager Ronald Ssekamate said work on the school is about “a month and two weeks” further along than anticipated [...]

By |2019-12-19T16:03:29-05:00December 19th, 2019|

Being an eyewitness to God’s glory in Uganda

The wonders of technology allow the supporters of Amy For Africa a rare glimpse into what God is doing in and through the life of Amy Compston and this extraordinary mission in Uganda. You’ve looked into the eyes of the children that goes to the depths [...]

By |2019-12-13T12:29:17-05:00December 13th, 2019|

Going door-to-door for sake of gospel in Uganda

When is the last time the superintendent of the school where your children attend came knocking on your door? Ever? For the past three days in Uganda, Amy Compston has gone door to door – make that hut to hut – visiting the parents of every [...]

By |2019-12-11T10:47:54-05:00December 11th, 2019|

AFA miracles: God always shows up

ASHLAND, Ky. – If we’ve been taught anything in the Amy For Africa ministry over the past 6½ years, it’s this: God always shows up. As AFA has grown from a one-time fundraiser in 2013 to a full-fledged international ministry that is, through God’s amazing grace [...]

By |2019-12-13T12:29:40-05:00December 6th, 2019|

Amy Compston selected as Steel Magnolia recipient

ASHLAND, Ky. - Amy Compston has been selected as the Ashland area’s 2019 annual Steel Magnolia Award honoree, the Middletown Community Foundation has announced. The award honors women who have overcome obstacles to positively impact the community. The program is administered by the Middletown Community Foundation [...]

By |2019-11-26T15:15:22-05:00November 26th, 2019|

Burton finds running inspiration from little AFA feet

ASHLAND, Ky. – Tim Burton doesn’t mind following in little footsteps. The 59-year-old Burton has found his inspiration to run his first half marathon in 8-year-old Jarek Compston, who accomplished the feat the first time as a 6-year-old while representing Amy For Africa in the Marshall [...]

By |2019-11-14T09:00:28-05:00November 14th, 2019|
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