April 23, 2020

The most encouraging update is that all our staff members together with their families are all in good health and doing great. In addition to this, the food distribution exercise is progressing on well and some of our beneficiaries are regarding the support as a miracle from heaven.

The family of Charles, one of our beneficiaries at Makerere Secondary School, had spent a couple of days without having a single meal in the home. By the time, we reached out to this family with 15 kilograms of maize flour, 6 kilograms of beans, 5 kilograms of rice, 2 bar...

April 8, 2020

At Fields of Dreams Uganda, we had a great start to 2020 with all the children that we serve at our partner schools happily returning back to school for first-term studies according to the Ugandan academic calendar.

In late February we received the first team of volunteers from the US, which was followed by another amazing team at the start of March. Both teams graced the commissioning of two changing rooms at our partner schools, distributed more than 1,500 hygiene kits to girls at our partner schools, and held two soccer championships. All of these...

April 1, 2020

In February and early March of this year, I spent three of the most hope-filled weeks of my life in Uganda. We saw significant changes taking place in Gulu and Kampala, and true cultural change was happening. I arrived back from Uganda on March 10th to an ever changing world.

This COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us in different ways, and our hearts go out to all of you that have lost jobs, a steady source of income and connection to your loved ones. We are doing our best as staff members and board members to address our own work in Uganda while...

May 8, 2019

Spending time in Uganda has a way of giving you new perspective about life. Internally it changes how you look at contentment, joy, and purpose; and externally it impacts how you look at almost everything, from your abundance of food and resources, and most certainly the public education system that is available through our tax dollars.

July 26, 2017

What a day! Over a thousand students attend Bungatira Primary School in Gulu, Uganda, a school with 1098 students and 19 teachers. Nineteen teachers for 1098 students! Math is not my strong suit but it's obvious that student: teacher ratio is CRAZY high. Fields of Dreams Uganda has provided the school with a social worker one day per week. FoDU’s social workers move between schools each day (5 schools each week) and service over 1000 students per school. I'm a school counselor and all of these numbers blow me away. My case load per week is l...

July 25, 2017

This trip marks my return to Uganda with Fields of Dreams Uganda. Yesterday we made the journey from Kampala to Gulu. Two years ago it was a long bumpy drive that lasted about eight hours. This year newly paved roads all the way to Gulu, instead of just part way, made the countryside even more beautiful on the only six hour journey.

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