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Devoted Amy Compston captures $5,000 Eagle Rare Life Award

By |April 10th, 2019|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Amy Compston’s devotion to Jesus Christ and the Amy For Africa mission would be at the top of any chart. A committee with the 2019 Eagle Rare Life Award agreed, selecting Compston as the winner of the devotion category and the $5,000 prize that goes with it. [...]

Illustrator for Jarek’s Journey ‘humbled’ with project

By |February 28th, 2019|

ASHLAND, Ky.  - The artistic genius behind Jarek’s Journey is Brian Ashby, a freelance illustrator from Catlettsburg. Ashby did an amazing job of bringing Jarek, Chris and Amy Compston into friendly cartoon form in the pages of Jarek’s Journey. He was supplied with photographs and simply made them come to [...]

AFA offering children’s book chronicling ‘Jarek’s Journey’

By |February 27th, 2019|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Jarek Compston’s true story of running a half marathon at the age of 6 to raise funds to transport Christmas gifts to children in Uganda is now a children’s book. Jarek’s Journey is a 20-page fully illustrated children’s book that tells the simple story of how a [...]

Amy For Africa pursues $1.1M school in Uganda

By |December 25th, 2018|

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 hope. The locally-based charity, [...]

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with donation to AFA

By |November 26th, 2018|

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 another 200. Our NEEDS [...]