The East African Missionary Society Blog
A blog dedicated to what we’re doing in Uganda.
TEAMS Prison Outreach
TEAMS Prison Outreach

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 [...]

The next building for the TEAMS site in Uganda?
The next building for the TEAMS site in Uganda?

Ambitious plans have been drawn up by leading international Architects Haskoll (generously f.o.c. to TEAMS) for a large multi purpose building. Situated between the church and the recently completed classroom complex (also pro bono work by Haskoll) it has been designed to be a light, airy and flexible building.

The [...]

Donations Boxes for Lent
Donations Boxes for Lent

TEAMS’s produced a donations box for individuals and church communities to use for lent.

The box has a few photos on it from our visits and work in Uganda, showing our children’s work and a lady’s market stall that she was able to develop with the help of our micro [...]

Happy International Women's Day
Happy International Women's Day

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, [...]

Stitches Sewing School Student’s Achievement

At last we have the results for last Novembers DIT Tailoring examination. Everyone has been waiting most patiently but also rather anxiously for these to be posted.

All 17 passed the Practical with flying colours and 15 passed the Theory as well.

This is such brilliant news and the best results overall since [...]

New Stools Delivered!
New Stools Delivered!

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 [...]

Staff Team Building Day 2016
Staff Team Building Day 2016

Earlier this year, TEAMS organised a staff team building day, which the majority of staff attended. They went to the Recreation Project in Gulu and were facilitated by a friend of TEAMS, Dan Unterheiner. At their site, staff participated in a variety of activities and challenges, which promote teamwork and [...]

​Developing land in Coo Pee for Agriculture
​Developing land in Coo Pee for Agriculture

TEAMS has 8 acres of land around 30 minutes drive away from the main TEAMS’ site in Layibi. Up to now, this land has been overgrown and uncultivated.