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  • IMG_3075 COVID – 19 PREPAREDNESS UPDATE - Dear Friends, Thank you for your messages of concern and for praying for our precious Gems with Josh and me. Each message was such a comfort to our souls – we are encouraged knowing you are “with us”. March 21st the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Uganda. Open-air markets have been closed and […]
  • No Caffeine Week?! - Join us February 24th for something special! We’re giving up caffeine for a week and taking the money you would’ve spent and donating it to The Gem Foundation! There is one simple rule: if you break down and drink caffeine, you double what you paid by donating another gift (voluntarily, of course). Sign up here
  • Processed with VSCO with a6 preset Leila One Year Later - Do you remember our precious Leila? It has now been just over a year since she came home to us in January of 2019, having been a victim of severe malnutrition and neglect. Her eyes held so much heartache. Because of our generous donors, Leila was able to receive emergency medical care, intense therapy, and […]
  • Leila’s Story - Leila joined our home in January 2019 after being severely malnourished and a victim of extreme neglect. She was sick, withdrawn, and scared. Her empty eyes held so much heartache as they bore into each person she met Yet because of our generous donors, Leila was able to receive emergency medical care, intense therapy and […]
  • The Gem Village | March Update - Today we are thrilled to share with you an update and video on the progress of Gem Village changing what was once just a vision to a reality… all because of YOU! The construction crews made up of a team of 45 have been digging by hand the foundation, laying the foundation brick upon brick, […]