• Staff Spotlight: Meet Henry - We thought it would be fun to share a wee glimpse behind the scenes into some of the daily activities and therapies happening at The Gem. Did you realize that we have over 60+ staff who work around the clock in shifts to care for our most precious Gems?  One of our incredible staff is […]
  • Helping the Community Around Us - We want to thank everyone who gave to help us prepare for COVID-19. Uganda remains in total lockdown with all the borders closed and very strict guidelines. But because of your generosity it brings great comfort to know our Gems immediate needs have been provided for through your gifts! We are praising God for his […]
  • 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
  • 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 […]