The Need for Foot Protection in Africa and Uganda

Although many people look primarily for performance, style, and comfort in our shoes, our footwear also serves important protective purposes. Not wearing shoes leaves children and adults in various parts of Africa—including Uganda—vulnerable…

Uganda’s Struggle With Malaria

Uganda has the 3rd highest prevalence of malaria in the entire world, with over 90% of its population considered at risk for the disease. Here are some key things to know about malaria in Uganda. The Causes and Prevention of Malaria Malaria…

The Impact of Nonprofits in Uganda

The Impact of Nonprofits in Uganda Uganda is currently experiencing a number of crises related to water and sanitation, the environment, human health, and human rights. Fortunately, there are currently over 2,000 Ugandan charity organizations…

Facts About Quality of Life in Uganda and Africa

There are many ways to assess the quality of life in any country, but two major measurements include the poverty rate and expected lifespan for its population. Here’s how Uganda compares to the rest of Africa where these statistics are concerned. How…

How Uganda Became an Independent Nation

The modern history of Uganda is a complex one that arose from the desire of powerful European countries to seize African territories as part of their industrial empires. It took many decades for Uganda to attain independence after it was colonized…

The Benefits of Recurring Donations for Donors

If you enjoy supporting good causes, but are looking for a more efficient, streamlined way to do so, consider enrolling in a charitable organization’s monthly donation program. The most common recurring donation amounts are around $52 per…

The Benefits of Recurring Donations for Nonprofits

You’ve seen the commercials: a large nonprofit showcases all that can be accomplished with even a small monthly donation. Smaller nonprofits send emails, newsletters, and other materials to encourage recurring donations. Here’s how a well-executed…

Easter in Uganda

Making Easter Brighter for Ugandan Children Have you ever wondered how people celebrate Easter in Uganda? You may be surprised to learn that many African Easter traditions are fairly similar to those in the US and Europe. Because Uganda is…

Benefits of Working for Christian Nonprofit Organizations

Working for a nonprofit can provide immense job satisfaction and improved mental health, which is what draws so many people to seek out nonprofit jobs. For Christians, working for a faith-based organization (FBO) offers significant spiritual…

Why Fundraisers Are So Vital to Nonprofit Success

If you’ve ever been involved with a school, church, or charitable organization, you’ve definitely seen a variety of fundraisers, from bake sales to dunk tanks. These donation drivers do so much more than raise money for good causes: they…

Making a Commitment

Oxford Languages defines a commitment by the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause or activity. We see the synonyms for commitment being adhesion, attachment, faithfulness, steadfastness, dedication. In scripture, God speaks a lot of…

Family Dynamics in Uganda

Traditional Ugandan Family Structure Family dynamics in Uganda have much in common with those in historical and current households elsewhere in the world. A traditional Uganda family has four major components: the mother, the father, the child,…

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Ugandan People

The Ugandan government's swift and comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on slowing the infection rate: the nation has reported some of the lowest death rates and COVID-19 cases in Africa. Nonetheless, the…

The Benefits of Giving to Child Sponsorship Programs

Particularly during the holidays, Americans often see commercials in which charities ask viewers to participate in child sponsorship programs. Most child sponsorship organizations operate in low-income countries, many on the African continent,…

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…