Entries by Ellie Wooldridge

2020; Mason Satterfield

When 2020 started, not a person in the world correctly guessed how COVID would affect us all. It has brought millions of people worldwide down to a new standard of living. Our students are now behind in all academic areas and it has changed the way we will look at new sicknesses that we encounter. […]

2020; Simone Puccinelli

Grief, Delight and Joy…. as I look back on 2020, I have all these emotions. I also look to the future of Simone’s Kids and what 2021 will bring.  I grieve for our children because they lost and are still losing the chance to attend school. They are at a pinnacle age when the foundations […]

Student Spotlight

Every student at Simone’s Kids has a story. Many students come from difficult backgrounds, and school isn’t always feasible. Thankfully, because of God’s Hope and our scholarship program, children are given the opportunity for free education and hope for the future. One of our students, Phoebe, has recently graduated from God’s Hope and after many […]

Covid-19 in Uganda

COVID-19 has tremendously impacted the entire world over the last several months. As many companies and organizations have had to halt operations of their businesses, we are grateful that Simone’s Kids has still been able to operate. We have continued to minister to the students, their families, staff, and the community of Nakaseke.  We are […]

Volunteer Spotlight

Sharon and Steve Burke are a recently retired couple who have decided to devote some years to mission work before settling into full-retirement life.  They decided to spend the entire month of February in Uganda with Simone’s Kids! The Burkes served in several areas while they visited. Sharon was placed in the primary school to […]