Favorite Things: Katy Davis

Christmas season always makes me reflect on my favorite things. There is such wonder that comes along with the gift of giving, and I can’t think of anything more magical than a child receiving a gift they didn’t expect. The laughter and…

Simone's Favorite Things

A few of my favorite things… A Classroom for Christmas was born in the beginning years of Simone’s Kids… I love the idea of giving children literally classrooms in their village for Christmas! What an amazing Christmas present education…

A Classroom for Christmas Giving Catalog 2018

It is November, which means that the end of the year is just around the corner! During the months of November and December, we focus on our annual end of the year campaign, A Classroom for Christmas. Last year, we were able to raise money…

Never Enough: Volunteer Blog Post

As my young, wanna-be-independent self embarked on this ‘once in a lifetime’ trip to Uganda with Simone’s Kids, I had many expectations and fears arouse and somewhat take over my excitement before heading out on this life-altering…

The Need: A Board Member Perspective

Read below a testimony from a Simone's Kids Board Member and their first time experience on the ground in Uganda. Nakaseke, Uganda Trip June 5 – June 19, 2018 It has been a week since my trip to visit The Simone’s Kids properties…

Chicken House and Full Bellies

Each year about 66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world. About 23 million of these children go to school in African countries. We are determined to change these statistics for our children. For…

How to Help

Here at Simone’s Kids, we would love for our support system to get involved with us. Many people see ‘get involved’ and their first thought is that they have to take a trip to Africa. However, there are so many ways to become a part of…

Becoming a Mother: A Mother's Day Reflection

Since becoming a mother a couple years ago, I have come to appreciate the value of providing for my child a proper education.  I watch my little boy play and interact with others and realize the importance of a solid foundation. The beginning…

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…