The East African Missionary Society Blog
A blog dedicated to what we’re doing in Uganda.
Help for Winifred
Help for Winifred

Winifred is the latest of our Agape Orphans to finish TEAMS programme of support. Now 18, she recently finished her tailoring course at St Monica’s Tailoring School in Gulu and wishes to start a micro business making garments to sell in the market. Winifred lives with her “Auntie” who kindly [...]

More VHT training
More VHT training

Early in September, Dr Heather and Dr Andrew from the UK’s “Prime” organisation visited TEAMS centre in Gulu to carry out a further day’s training of our volunteers.

Newman Lajul, the programme coordinator (shown on the left of the picture) had organised for 36 of our volunteers to attend and at [...]

Successful Appeal!
Successful Appeal!

Technology is wonderful when it works, the trouble is we become so dependent upon it that when it lets us down, we really grind to a halt! TEAMS suffered this fate when a melt-down in 2 of our management computers severely disrupted our work recently. With no funds in our [...]

Prayers needed!
Prayers needed!

We were confronted with this sight when we arrived at our centre in Layibi, Gulu last month. Even recently constructed splendid houses are not immune.

The National Government is proposing a new road to serve Gulu Station (which is derelict, has no railway lines and hasn’t seen a train [...]

TEAMS has a new Trustee!
TEAMS has a new Trustee!

GOOD NEWS!

The Trustees are delighted to announce a new addition to the UK board.

Adrian Ford joined the board on the 9th April and brings with him a considerable depth of experience in working with charities and businesses.

Adrian, a young retiree, lives in the south west of England but has travelled [...]

TEAMS BOREHOLE
TEAMS BOREHOLE

TEAMS borehole continues to fulfil an important community need. Now in its 8th year, TEAMS borehole continues to supply good drinking water 365 days a year. The local community only have to turn on the tap to fill their Jerry cans! The days of hand pumping came to an [...]

TEAMS provides aid to Gulu Referral Hospital
TEAMS provides aid to Gulu Referral Hospital

2 Trustees of TEAMS visited Gulu Referral Hospital (GRH) at the end of February to hand over aid they had been given to bring with them on their latest visit to Uganda to help the hospital. As can be seen from the pictures, the chairman’s wife, Rosalind actually had a broken [...]

A home at last for Pastor Charles!
A home at last for Pastor Charles!

Pastor Charles received an early Christmas Present at the end of November when we handed him the keys to this house. Money for this project was kindly donated by a generous benefactor a little while ago and with subsequent appeals to top up funds were able to provide solar [...]

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