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Many Other Problems Besides The Gospel

I am a pastor living in Kyanamukaaka sub-county started achurch in 2002 in Kitiiti Area.After visiting several families preaching the gospel i discovered that the people had many problems besides the gospel.There was no school around the children had to walk about 3 kilometres. There parents came from poor families.i sat with other pastors and decided to start helping in building small houses using local materials providing food,clothes and other basic needs.Also started aschool CORNERSTONE to HELP those vulnerable kids to get a chance of education.We have tried to get contacts from friends sponsors and other donors.Fortunately about 50 kids being helped in education,10families got better houses,some donors,have supplied matresses,clothes,Bedings,seeds and medical care.But the work is still big who ever intrested in helping the need please come the door is open God will bless your work.

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Sselinya, Masaka, Uganda
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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