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Afuwa, the young girl whose suffering inspired what has become MAMO, just moments before she began throwing up. Photo credit David Gitta, July 2016
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We didn’t go to Uganda planning to help with medical needs.
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But the needs were so great, we knew we had to do something.
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Purchasing supplies for the very first med kits. This was, in the words of David Gitta, “The beginning of a new ministry” even though we didn’t realize what God was going to do, yet… Photo credit Marchauna Rodgers, July 2016
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Assembling the first med kits, never imagining what God would do
with this simple step of obedience.
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Joe Solem, one of the medics on the first trip, assesses a young girl.
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Just a little bit of help, provided with care and compassion, can change lives.
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Brad Smith, of Modern Agriculture Practices-Uganda, joined us.
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It was great for Brad to share his wisdom as a fruit tree biologist and
his experience with his own high density orchard to help others catch a
vision for a whole new way of producing fruit.
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He taught multiple people how to grow high yield mangos.
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Men, women, and even older students, were all eager to learn what Brad had to share.
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He helped plant mango trees at each school we visited,
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Educating children about hand washing
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and other public health topics
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was a high priority at each school we visited.
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Aidah, our Ugandan nurse, did a fantastic job educating the children on how to stay healthy, how to eat well, why hand washing is important, and how to take care of their teeth.
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In addition to providing medical care and education
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Each team is different. One team included a teacher
who brought coloring supplies for the children.
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Entire classrooms of children were engaged
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with just a page and a crayon.
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The kids loved coloring.
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and were so proud of their work. It was fun to celebrate with them.
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It is easy to forget how much children enjoy such simple pleasures.
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Some things transcend language…things like love, listening, and taking time to care.
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Valley Christian School helped raise hundreds of dollars for MAMO’s first trip (April 2017), along with donations of children’s activities, bubbles, and coloring books.
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Kids filled pill bottles with spare change.
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It added up quickly!!
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Alena Stephenson of Elixer Coffee helped, too.
One gentleman donated all the change in his car – almost $25 in just coins.
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