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The Lord’s Will Prevails

I can’t even begin to describe my emotions the last few days, weeks, and even months! First of all, I want to start by praising God for even giving me a chance to go back to Uganda this summer. As most of you know, I’m finishing an undergraduate at UNF.

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Remarkably Chosen

“Ever since I was young, I knew I had been drawn to African children,” said Lydia, “I started sponsoring a child at the age of 15 and since then I [have] loved Africa and the joy of the children just blesses my life. I believe every child has a story

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Ignis 11k at Hyde Park, London

20 runners, 20 walkers, 240 sponsors and even a specially invited band on the Hyde Park Bandstand brought the Ignathon 2014 to life on a sunny morning in central London in August. Ignathon 2014 was a fundraising ‘fun run’ organised by the staff and friends of Ignis, a London based

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It Was Beautiful

This last week I’ve been holding on to my “good mornings” from Nancy, Empower a Child’s administrator in Kenya, my hashtags from Fred, and my random dance parties with Dee, our house “mom” and Sponsorship Coordinator, – and I’m starting to already miss my African family. Which is crazy. I

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Reflection on Kenya

“Aching was the only thing I felt when I boarded my plane out of the Kenyatta Airport. I was leaving a place that shook me up and revealed truth to me. We are the one-percent. As an American I am frivolously living what many consider to be a luxurious lifestyle.

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Life in the Village

When we arrived in the village, we pitched our tents and went to fill our jerry cans with water from the well, about a quarter mile from our campsite. This is an event that we repeat 3 times a day every day that we are in the village. The well

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