Four US CEOs of Habitat for Humanity tithing affiliates and one from the Great Britain ( Global funding network ) visited Uganda. The team was accompanied by two staff from Habitat for Humanity International Susan Yow (Director of affiliates and Ronald Ongopa Donor Relations Manager.
A series of a week’s activities were scheduled for the visitors that included Meeting with Florenc and Nsambu both beneficiaries of Vulnerable group Housing program, Interactive tour of the town of Kumi to gain more understanding of accessibility of basic services to Kumi, meeting with Mayuge and Kumi local officials, a courtesy visit to Pioneer Technical Institute, meeting with Habitat for Humanity Partners including but not limited to Earth Enable, 1st Prime Minister for Buganda Kingdom and Minister of State for housing and clients among others,
I feel very fortunate to have had this experience and strongly encourage others to take advantage of such an opportunity if available. It completely recharges you and reminds you why we are doing this work. I realise that not everyone is in a position to take such a trip. But, everyone has the opportunity to tithe. Your tithe is real and has real impact. I think it’s important that we get serious about the 10% tithe commitment to our programs abroad, like Habitat Uganda. I’m thankful to have seen that impact firsthand!
Jeff Capps’ article on the visit
Pat Turner : Habitat for Humanity Kansas City . It was very clear to all of us that a lot of planning and effort went into making a full week of learning and seeing your work in Uganda. We were very impressed with your work and your commitment to your stakeholders in the community. In a country with so many challenges and people, I am certain that it takes some innovation and lots of collaborative conversations locally and globally to make a small dent in affordable housing conditions. We continue to pray for you and your team as you work towards providing strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter to families in your communities. Keep up the good work.
Pike Peak Habitat for Humanity
I was delighted to see HFHU’s impressive programs in action. The team definitely believes in Habitat’s mission.