Alex and Janet from TEAMS’s Hospital Visitation Team came with Rebecca and I and even they were amazed at the number of babies that had been delivered that night. Over 50 and several who had required caesarean sections – they were very fortunate that there was a skilled doctor available [...]
During the morning Rosalind, one of our Board members led a quiet, contemplative service focussing on various individuals involved in Christ’s crucifixion.
We thought about how they must have felt, the pressures they were under and why they acted as they did, pausing to think about how we might [...]
Local children don’t get to play very much, there are so many chores to do and imaginative play and having fun is not something many ever have time to think about. The joy and excitement on the children’s faces as they arrived was so touching. The simple things we [...]
TEAMS has an important Prison Outreach Programme and is one of the few NGO’s in Uganda to have authorisation from the government to work in Uganda’s prisons. Prison governors claim that since we have started our programme of Ministry and support, violence within prisons has decreased dramatically. Life in any [...]
Happy International Women’s Day!
We want to celebrate this day and thank our staff & volunteers in Uganda for the work they do to educate, empower and enable women to improve their lives and increase their prospects in life. There is still a great need in Northern Uganda, and specifically in Gulu, [...]
The new classroom block is operating really well and everyone loves it! Apart from looking so smart it is light and airy and very practical to use.
2 of the 4 rooms are fully equipped and are occupied every day. The other 2 rooms are being used on an occasional basis [...]
The Ugandan culture teaches many things: resilience after the war; the specific ways men and women’s roles are viewed and how service is portrayed. Today I spent time with the community mental health team and observed them as we visited a remote village where many people have used mental health [...]
Sundays here in Gulu are a big day! Most people get ready to attend their church service, where there is usually singing and dancing where the Pentecostals are concerned! As we in TEAMS partner with many churches, we have the pleasure of being able to experience their services whenever we [...]