We've all had to let go of the future. Personally, we've each had to let go of some imagined future for ourselves. Quite early on, I had to let go of a future in which I played professional basketball. It just wasn't in the cards :)
The report below was submitted by William on behalf of the RUHU executive team. They're requesting $12,000 to support vital programming. The report paints a distressing, but unfortunately accurate picture of the vulnerability of children around the globe as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Especially, those living in under-resourced countries. As RUHU seeks to increase their programming and care for the children that they serve we are asking you to come alongside them in their efforts.
I want to tell you about our recent trip to Uganda!
Caleb and I were talking recently about what message we should send out in our next email update. I am a numbers person. I wanted to update everyone on where we stood financially at the end of our second quarter. Caleb, being the storyteller, suggested highlighting some of the real-life stories about our University students that we had received from RUHU. I reminded Caleb that he is the storyteller. I am a black and white thinker and writer and writing about the numbers is a bit more my style. His response was, “How do the numbers tell the story?”
In our most recent email, we shared a letter from William about Uganda's latest lockdown. In that letter, William sounds
Unfortunately, Uganda is returning to a lockdown as cases of Covid rise in a second, and more serious, wave of illness across the country. Schools and religious gatherings
If you’ve followed Patrick’s story from the beginning, you will remember that RUHU began with the dream of a young, Ugandan man who wanted more for
There are no photos of our first staff meeting at RUHU. It was just Sonja, Patrick, William and I at a Japanese restaurant in Kampala, up on Nakasero Hill.
Throughout the Pandemic, school was a big focus for us at Beautiful Response, as it was all over the world. The interruption of in-person class came near the end of 2020 Term 1, leaving students with two terms to complete.