When elephants fight

The past few years in The Republic of Sudan have been tense. Since President Omar al-Bashir was deposed in 2019, there have been several “transitional” governments and plenty of people vying for power. The latest fighting stems from a conflict between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (formerly known as the Janjaweed

Because you gave, they can eat

Because you gave, Juma was able to plant a garden. Juma’s family has three adults and six children. He said, “It was very difficult for the family because we were lacking seeds to plants and farm tools, like hoes. The food received from the UNHCR (the UN refugee agency) is very small and

Why give to the poor?

Charities and giving to the poor have always been a part of our society. It has grown out of the biblical ethic which says it’s good to be generous and bad to be selfish. Unfortunately, generosity has dwindled, and selfishness has grown. Yet, we still have the poor. And those who call themselves “Christian” are

What’s Your Motive?

What's Your Motive? There is an interesting statement in the Bible about the book publishing business. It says, “Of making many books, there is no end.” (Ecclesiastes 12:12). Of asking for charitable funds, there also seems to be no end. What then should the Christian do? She certainly can’t give to every ministry which asks!

Lockdown Leads to Better Health?

Lockdown Leads to Better Health? Simpliciou and Nalongo joined the project in 2018. Prior to joining the project, Nalongo stayed home making craft baskets and selling them to vendors. This however didn’t bring in enough income for her. Simpliciou is a primary school teacher in a local private school. He was

Planting Seeds For The Future

You're Helping Her Plant Seeds For The Future Ameria is using her gardens to engage the children and youth in her neighbourhood. Ameria Kevina, 70, grows mainly tomatoes and sells to earn extra income. Initially, she joined UFP to grow vegetables for home consumption. She soon realized the potential

From Subsistence to Success

From Subsistence to Success Sanyu Agnes is a single mother of five. As a single mother, Agnes has the burden of looking after and raising her children alone. Like many urban poor, Agnes has no formal employment. She takes whatever low-paying jobs, usually temporary, that she can find in order to


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