Love Abound

August 30, 2017

Three Uganda volunteer experiences: Rein Jones, 2017 Short Term Volunteer The first morning we went to God's Hope Primary School, we were greeted by a festival with all the primary students shouting and screaming with so much joy. It touched my heart... Continue reading »

Celebration and Family in Uganda

August 29, 2017

My middle school self knew that one day I was going to go to Uganda. I did not know the when, how, or why, but I knew that it was part of God’s plan for me. I had experienced some Ugandan culture in the United States, and from that moment on, I had a... Continue reading »

Just One Drop in the Bucket

August 24, 2017

My Time in UgandaBy Chandler Scott, Simone's Kids Short-Term Trip Volunteer June 2017 marked my second journey to Nakaseke, Uganda, with Simone’s Kids. The first team trip I went on was in 2016. After arriving to the schools the first time, it took a... Continue reading »

Summer 2017 Team Trip Summary

August 15, 2017

The summer months are always busy months for Simone’s Kids. Because of the scheduling differences in the Uganda school calendar and the school calendar in the States, May to July is the best time to host teams to visit God’s Hope Schools. Between May... Continue reading »

More Than Just a T-Shirt

July 25, 2017

We have reached the time of the year where summer is coming to an end, and back to school shopping is soon approaching.  While this time is important for so many families across the country, Simone’s Kids also wanted to do something special for our s... Continue reading »

Happy Father's Day!

June 12, 2017

Father’s Day is widely celebrated across the United States, and it represents the gratitude that we have for our fathers and father figures.  In most cases, fathers take on many roles in a family. Fathers are caretakers, providers, and leaders.  Whil... Continue reading »

Happy Mother's Day

May 14, 2017

Dear Mothers at God’s Hope Primary and High School, Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms of our sweet little children. Thank you for entrusting your little ones in our care by allowing us to love, feed, and educate them on a daily basis. We wanted to s... Continue reading »

First Term Update at God's Hope Schools

April 19, 2017

It’s a new school year, and a new year for Simone’s Kids! 2017 is bringing many new things for us as an organization. We are excited to have 2 interns from the United States teaching at our primary school in Uganda for the year, and they have already... Continue reading »

The Shoe That Grows

January 30, 2017

When a child’s shoe is no longer the correct size, most of us are fortunate enough that we can go to the store and purchase a new pair for them. Whether it be for an infant, a teenager, or any age in-between, a new pair of shoes is very accessible an... Continue reading »

Just One More

June 06, 2016

This is Gerald Masereka. He likes to go by his nickname, Junior. Junior is the youngest of 3 boys, and all of them attend our high school. When Junior and his brothers were growing up, they had an abusive, alcoholic father who was also a police off... Continue reading »

Business of People

October 15, 2015

In any business, most people would agree that…people are the most valuable asset. It is funny how as people we determine we are the most important ingredient in any successful business. You need people that care about their work and the people it aff... Continue reading »

The Library Story

September 15, 2015

As some of you may know, we recently built a library for God’s Hope Primary School. Below you will find the full story from the point of view of the sponsors. The blog is written by Don and Sandy Detar, who wanted to build the library in honor of th... Continue reading »