Posts Tagged ‘hands4uganda’
Send a letter to your sponsored student!
We are excited to announce a small team will be heading to Uganda in support of Rock of Ages for the first time since 2019! We would love for you to take this opportunity to send your sponsored child some words of encouragement. The team will be able to take one #10 business size envelope (4.125…Read More
2021 Christmas Letter
To our dear Sponsors, Donors, and Supporters, Greetings to you in the name of Christ! We hope this letter finds you well and enjoying the holiday season. 2021 brought many challenges, triumphs, and immense hope to Hands4Uganda (H4U) and Rock of Ages School (ROA)! By March of this year, many classes resumed but a sudden…Read More
Above and Beyond
In September the Ugandan President announced that students would not be returning to school until January of 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the US, Google Classroom has provided a platform for virtual communications between teachers and students, allowing for continued learning despite “in-person” limitations. However, in Mbiko Uganda where electricity is unreliable (and…Read More
Meet Christine. Christine is the gardener at Rock of Ages Community School (ROA). When you sponsor a student at ROA, your donation covers the student’s tuition which includes teacher and staff salaries, including Christine’s pay. Read this letter from ROA Founder and Director Betty Wasswa about how working at ROA has changed Christine’s life: Hello…Read More
God’s Going to Mess with You!
Ordinary People Making Extraordinary Differences. A successful educational director ventures on an unexpected life-changing journey, not once but twice. When Gabe Flicker, now retired director of a Grace Lutheran School in Pocatello, ID attended an informational meeting about a short-term mission trip as a favor for a friend, he never imagined he would walk away…Read More
Keep Our Students in Your Prayers
As schools remain closed under the direction of the Uganda president we ask for continued prayers for the students of Rock of Ages School. “Just keep our students in your prayers because some of them are more safe when they are in school,” pleads Betty Wasswa, Founder and Director of ROA. It is estimated that…Read More
The Dual Joy of Sponsorship
“Thank you for everything you have done since you came into my life. I am so grateful. May the Lord give you whatever you want in life and may He give you everlasting life. You are like a parent to me. You mean everything. If it wasn’t for you, I don’t know what I would…Read More
COVID-19 Update from Uganda
Still under stay at home orders, our students and their families await the next announcement from the President about changes to the policy. In the mean time, your donations have made it possible for us to assist with milk and eggs being distributed to students and their families each week. Thank you!Read More
Tuesday, May 5 is GivingTuesdayNow!
We’re not asking for monetary donations today. We are asking for your help as we work to grow! Because of you we now sponsor 230 kids and there are at least 147 more who need sponsorship. Our school is growing, our kids are graduating and doing well. Today we are asking you to help us…Read More
COVID-19 and Food in Uganda
The Ugandan government’s response to COVID-19 has been escalating rapidly. Following the first confirmed positive case, the president put the country on complete shutdown including all public transit. As a result, the entire country – including our students, staff, and their families – are scrambling to adjust. We launched a campaign to raise funds for…Read More