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Turning Dreams into Reality

  Here is a Video about our DREAM School of Hope! Watch and Dream with us! The Facts: -There are 200 secondary school kids from Mawanga. -Closest secondary school is 20 miles away (3-hour walk by foot) – Majority of students who graduate do not get the chance to university or learn skills for livelihood. -Over 50% of these students are orphans. See where we’re going with this? Mawanga needs
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Education, News

ROWAN Stories Take Center Stage

No matter what tribe or tongue, drama is a timeless universal language. A language through which stories come to life, culture is preserved and information on issues like AIDS, can spread. Local drama director, Mugoya Muzamiru, has started to train our ROWAN youth how to use drama as a form of expression and education. ROWAN is seeking volunteers with a heart for drama ministry to assist in the training of
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Housing Hope

Late last year, one of our beautiful women, Mirabu Namunyago, passed away due to several sicknesses caused by AIDs. She left behind five beautiful children—four boys and one girl—to live in their own. The eldest girl is now the head of the household, taking care of her four siblings. They own a small plot of land and have one small grass thatched house. ROWAN designated caregiver and head volunteer Christopher,
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Entrepreneurship, News

ROWAN Land

Over the last four months, Pastor Paul Nyende has been negotiating with a local farmer to buy his four-acre plot of land. It us located right next to our ROWAN office. The land holds one large house, one small house and 188 healthy coffee trees. After much prayer and petition, the man brought his price down to a reasonable level. However, the ROWAN board did not have the funds for
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Christmas, News

ROWAN Christmas Party 2009

Belated merry Christmas! Hope all went well on your side. I was so much involved in this Christmas party and am happy to give you details. The church was decorated so nicely for the party. We gave out: The package for the Children to to take home each included the following: (67) 1 pair of bed sheets with pillow cases, Bathing and washing soap, Tooth paste, Tooth brush, Body oil,
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Christmas, News

A Glorious 1st Christmas at the New ROWAN Office

Hello friends, Jambo. Please I request you not to get tired of my thanking you, there is no way I can avoid thanking you for your commitment towards ROWAN Ministry. Your words have become keys to people’s hearts. The economy is going down but people are ready to give from the little they have. You can imagine!!!! May God Bless you all. Please enjoy the photos of our ROWAN Christmas
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Health Care, News

Typhoid Outbreak

Hi friends and prayer partners for ROWAN, Just got an email Yesterday from the local pastor that typhoid has broken out in the community, and even his 6 children are affected. The major borehole is now down, and the villagers are drinking from ponds where their animals drink. I have been on my knees all night- and we are praying about how we can quickly Act on this. For now,
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Crocs Donation

Headquarters in Singapore generously donated 100 pair of refurbished shoes to give to every ROWAN Member. Sherlee and Kelsey traveled with bags of shoes on their back, but thankfully Crocs are fairly light! Most of our women and children had never had a close-toed shoe before in their life! It was a joy to see them hold their shoes so tightly. The beautiful thing about Crocs is that they don’t
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Entrepreneurship, News, Project

The Harvest is Plenty

Have you ever been so proud of something that you couldn’t WAIT to show it to off? Well, as Sherlee and I arrived on the scene of Mawanga, Uganda on August 19, Pastor Paul hurried us to the garden where ROWAN widows were picking their first harvest of pineapples. And these weren’t just any pineapples. These sweet fruits became the foundation of discipline and unity between ROWAN members. Since 2007,
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ROWAN Registered in Uganda

From: Pastor Paul Nyende, Director of ROWAN/Uganda To: Kelsey Young, President of ROWAN/USA Hello, Daughter, my Sister and my Brother. Praise God big. Hope all is well with you. I am so excited to report to you that ROWAN is now a registered Company with the Republic of Uganda. Please join me and we rejoice together, God is good all the Time. I am even shedding teas of Joy. From
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Praying for the sick

Luke 10:8-9 “And whatever city you enter, and they receive you, eat what is set before you; and heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’ As the Lord has sent many of us to the tiny village of Mawanga, Uganda, and they had received the saving words of Jesus through Pastor Paul and others; ‘Lord, may we
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A New Parcel of Land is purchased

In Februrary 2009, a new parcel of land was purchased. The land, which is 26.9 X 72 Meters (about 1/2 an acre) will be used to expand the MICRO-ENTERPRISE of farming. Each Wednesday, the ROWAN widows meet under the mango tree for spiritual support through bible study and prayer, and to make decisions regarding their projects. God has blessed us, once again, with this opportunity. Previously, the seller of the

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