The Importance of Reading to Children

Since public education in many countries does not begin until age four or later, parents and caregivers are frequently encouraged to support children’s literacy by reading to them before they enter school. Reading aloud benefits children in…

Why Nutrition Is Important in Ugandan Schools

Studies have identified a close relationship between student nutrition and school performance: students at nutritional risk have worse school attendance, grades, and behavioral conflicts than those who are adequately nourished. Fortunately,…

How to Donate Cryptocurrency

Donating Cryptocurrency As the cryptocurrency market increases in value and popularity, charities and nonprofit organizations are beginning to accept crypto donations. If you’re a current crypto holder who is passionate about nonprofit causes,…

Why You Should Donate Cryptocurrency to Charities

New Ways to Give: Many Charities Now Accept Cryptocurrency Donations Cryptocurrency, whose invention in 2009 first brought the world Bitcoin, has largely been on the rise in value and popularity for over a decade. Since then, other forms of…

How to Make Christmas Brighter for Ugandan Children

How Do They Celebrate Christmas in Uganda? At its core, Christmas in Uganda is much like the holiday in Western countries. It’s celebrated on December 25th, and since Uganda is a predominantly Christian nation, there are special church services…

The Importance of Health Care in African Schools

Health Care Systems in Africa Global health authorities have long agreed that African healthcare systems are in need of significant reform. Although reasonably high-quality care is available in some major cities to those who can afford it,…

Endings & New Beginnings

After a great deal of prayer, consideration, and counsel, Morgan and Mason Satterfield have faith that God is calling them home to the US. The Satterfields currently serve as our Country Directors, and with this move they will be stepping down…

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…

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…

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…

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…
Volunteer Spotlight

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…
If you teach a man to fish

If you teach a man to fish

God’s Hope High School is now in its fourth year of operation, and we want to take a minute to recognize one of the major successes of our vocational program. We started the vocational program at God’s Hope High School in 2017 as a way of…

He is Risen

Easter weekend is sacred for many reasons. We believe that the resurrection of Jesus Christ should be celebrated and our high school students in Nakaseke did just that. The special weekend began on Thursday with a community outreach project.…

Thirst First

One common New Year’s resolution is to get healthy and drink more water. We are privileged to have clean water on demand, and at our fingertips anytime we want to increase the amount of water we drink. We don’t have to worry about the harmful…