Each year over eight million babies die during delivery or in the first week of life in developing countries according to UN. Lives can be saved through access to skilled care during pregnancy and childbirth, however this is a challenge in Africa where the number of trained medical personnel is quite low. 395 more words
This day was quite leisurely most of the time, I got up late and had a big breakfast, before going out to one of the local schools run by the lady, Evelyn, who owns the guest house (and as mentioned before, many other things) in Fort Portal where we engaged in worship with a class of 11 year old’s which went on for some time with a friend of mine, Alan, who is working to start an Orphanage called ‘Second Chance: Border to Border’. 443 more words
Greetings from Uganda!
We began our adventure today by attending a CHAP sponsored workshop. The workshop was attended by local church representatives and was meant to equip them and the churches they represent to reach into their communities and to identify orphan and/or other children who are at risk or vulnerable in HIV/AIDS related situations. 282 more words