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A Saintly Connection

Posted by CaritasForChildren on May 2, 2018 3:01:11 PM


Kathy H. and her family

(Kathy H. and her family have been sponsoring a girl in Uganda for 2 years. This is Kathy's story in her own words about how they came to choose their sponsored child.)

For quite some time, it had been on my heart for my family to sponsor a child from another country. Not only would it be a way for our family to perform works of mercy but it would also be an opportunity to become connected with another culture. I first learned about CARITAS at their booth at the Women of Christ Conference a few years ago. I knew this organization was a good fit for us. A few weeks after the conference, my son Carter and I sat down at the computer to choose a child to sponsor. But how to choose? A boy or a girl? Which country? After scrolling through page after page of beautiful faces, we almost gave up and asked the computer program to randomly select for us…and then, at the very bottom of that last page we looked at, we saw a name that caught our attention…

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Goodbye ... For Now

Posted by CaritasForChildren on Aug 11, 2014 10:13:00 AM

After three months, our time here in Uganda is coming to an end. With one day left before we return to the land of ice cream and cheese, we have been reminiscing over our experiences and memories of our internship. We have had a wonderful time and made so many friendships and memories we will cherish forever.

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