Spring Rain …

As Spring rain falls today in my part of the UK, I am more than aware that there are many countries in need of rain, and Uganda is among them. When I chatted to Lumika recently he spoke of both drought and famine – until last week there had been no rain since December, naturally […]

What would visiting Uganda be like? ….

Not sure if you’d like to visit Uganda in 2017 – then read about Charlotte’s experience from this year ………….. “I had such an amazing time in Uganda 2016 with An African Dream. When I signed up I did it because I had been to Uganda before and loved it and this trip looked a […]

Men, Women and the Bible

I’m not sure that gathering stats on a Sunday is really common practice for churches in the UK, but as I sorted yet more paper from my visit to Uganda last month, I found scribbled down the following information on those who attended the Sunday service: Kids 25          Men 6     […]

People Watching

‘People Watching’  You know when people ask you your hobbies, and you are never quite sure what to say? Well, I have come to realise that people watching is one of my favourite things to do. If you are ever wondering where I am, I can normally be found tucked away in a coffee shop […]

Beautiful Uganda ……….

Sue went to Uganda this year on her second visit and shares why she loves it so much………………… Uganda is so beautiful. Heaven must look like Uganda, it is the most beautiful place I have ever been to on earth. Whilst in Uganda I felt very connected to God, his presence seems so tangible, in the beauty […]

Health ……….

Having four children in our house we have our fair share of illnesses and mishaps; verucas, ingrowing toenails, orthodontics, pulled muscles and so forth do crop up from time to time.  We even had a visit to A&E recently when one of my children needed his head glued back together after a someone’s tooth made […]


As the summer approaches, sporting conversation has turned towards athletics and hurdles amongst other things.  There are many hurdles to overcome when taking a team on a short term overseas mission trip – and getting the visas is just one of them – however I am delighted to say we have them!  Of course in […]

On the move….

One of our team members for the 2016 trip Allan, (yes plans are already afoot – no pun intended!) completed his first 10km run at the weekend to fundraise for An African Dream.  It reminded me of an event on my gap year in Uganda when I requested to walk up the mountain at the […]