One More

Springtime begins the restoration of all things. Flowers are a beautiful example of new life at the end of a cold, hard winter. They display vivid colors, a feeling of joy, and the appreciation of new beginnings. So many of our kids need…

Sleepy Students: Sleep First

The Sleep First campaign has been going strong for the past 6 weeks, and we are so thankful to all those who have already showed their support by donating to this cause so dear to our hearts. Simone’s Kids is passionate about providing…

Sleep First

There is nothing more comfortable after a long day of hard work or a tough day at school than to come home to your own warm bed. A good night’s sleep can become the perfect remedy to the most trying and frustrating of days. But what if…

Junior

Junior's Story In the Simone’s Kids child sponsorship program, there are so many incredible students with inspirational stories. These stories show heartbreaking situations that have been turned around by the hope that Simone’s Kids has…

Love Abound

Three Uganda volunteer experiences: Rein Jones, 2017 Short Term Volunteer The first morning we went to God's Hope Primary School, we were greeted by a festival with all the primary students shouting and screaming with so much joy. It touched…

Celebration and Family in Uganda

My middle school self knew that one day I was going to go to Uganda. I did not know the when, how, or why, but I knew that it was part of God’s plan for me. I had experienced some Ugandan culture in the United States, and from that moment…

Just One Drop in the Bucket

My Time in Uganda By Chandler Scott, Simone's Kids Short-Term Trip Volunteer June 2017 marked my second journey to Nakaseke, Uganda, with Simone’s Kids. The first team trip I went on was in 2016. After arriving to the schools the first…

Summer 2017 Team Trip Summary

The summer months are always busy months for Simone’s Kids. Because of the scheduling differences in the Uganda school calendar and the school calendar in the States, May to July is the best time to host teams to visit God’s Hope Schools.…

More Than Just a T-Shirt

We have reached the time of the year where summer is coming to an end, and back to school shopping is soon approaching.  While this time is important for so many families across the country, Simone’s Kids also wanted to do something special…

Happy Father's Day!

Father’s Day is widely celebrated across the United States, and it represents the gratitude that we have for our fathers and father figures. In most cases, fathers take on many roles in a family. Fathers are caretakers, providers, and leaders.…

Happy Mother's Day

Dear Mothers at God’s Hope Primary and High School, Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms of our sweet little children. Thank you for entrusting your little ones in our care by allowing us to love, feed, and educate them on a daily basis.…

For I Stand at the Door and Knock…and Knock…and Knock

The location of my home here in Nakaseke is right in the middle of town. It’s a short walk from the school and any necessities found at the market are readily accessible. It’s truly a blessing. But being in the center of town also means…

First Term Update at God's Hope Schools

It’s a new school year, and a new year for Simone’s Kids! 2017 is bringing many new things for us as an organization. We are excited to have 2 interns from the United States teaching at our primary school in Uganda for the year, and…

The Shoe That Grows

When a child’s shoe is no longer the correct size, most of us are fortunate enough that we can go to the store and purchase a new pair for them. Whether it be for an infant, a teenager, or any age in-between, a new pair of shoes is very accessible…

Just One More

This is Gerald Masereka. He likes to go by his nickname, Junior. Junior is the youngest of 3 boys, and all of them attend our high school. When Junior and his brothers were growing up, they had an abusive, alcoholic father who was also a…