Forge 2017 – Team 2 Stories

We wrapped up our time in Uganda with a goodbye party with the community… which had its usual level of craziness, starting Friday night as we experienced the packed late night markets in Kampala to bargain down the price of the food. We attempted to......

The end is drawing near and we’ve had a very eventful week! Surpassing everything was the awesome, but slightly crazy day we had baptising 6 people in the community. What a privilege! We ran out of fuel, squashed 14 people into a car and then......

We arrived back from our team overnight trip refreshed and ready to go. We had a great, relaxing time – although we did manage to burn our food, forgetting how quickly food cooks on a gas stove! We are now back to the world of......

We said goodbye to our All Nations visitors, Bron and Shane this week… although they nearly didn’t escape due to our driveway being turned into a work site, a lack of petrol and a flat battery! It was actually Shane’s second narrow escape after being......

We were blessed to have our pastoral visit from All Nations this week. Our sugar intake has rocketed as we’ve been treated to Smores, Dairy Milk, banana chips… as well as being subjected to silver fish! We have also had a great time of encouragement......

Week 5 will be remembered as the week that Morgan ate ants – twice! Firstly in her biltong, and secondly in her oats. It’s a sore subject… In other wildlife news, Sandra discovered the rat in the toilet and we are hastily renaming ‘the cockroach......

We have hit the 4 week mark! We had a visit from the long term All Nations worker, John, this week which was a good time of encouragement for us all. This week has had a slower pace with the village being busy preparing for......

Yesterday was an exciting day. Our water tap was finally fixed in our yard! Water, whenever you need it, from a tap! Washing our hands under it is our new favourite activity… This week we also branched out from rice and beans and learned how......

It’s been a week of ups and downs as our translators have taken sick with malaria and we also suffered health wise. But we have met some lovely people, and feel like we have started to get to know the community. We have settled into......

We have settled into life here in Uganda. We were warmly welcomed by *John, our host  here, and we stayed at his house for the first two nights. His house was a hub of activity as a stream of people happened to visit the same......