AmyRose Tomlinson, House of Friends Special Project
Director, traveled to Entebbe, Uganda to attend the ―welldedication‖ on August 21
. All Abba Home orphanage children,as well as attendees from the Tabernacle of Christ Church, a fewfrom a neighboring village, and a couple of town counsel personnelattended the celebratory event.During thededication service,Living Water International spokes- persons, Abba Home Orphanage spokespersons (Pastor RichardKaaya and his wife, Debra), and AmyRose shared with thecrowd the story of the water project and how God provided thefunds and personnel for the drilling of the clean water well.The Abba Home children dressed up and sang for allgathered. The project provided funds for a huge feast to end the big event! The funding that came in was sufficient to pay for thewell, the dedication activities, a special meal for the children,clothes and school supplies for the children, and paint for DavidAnthony House of Refuge.
Ivan, AmyRose’s Ugandan
brother, translator, friend, and right-hand-man, assisted her in sanding, under-coating, and painting all three bedrooms of David Anthony House of Refuge. The children were allowed to pick out the colors. They chose bright red, granny-smith green, and espresso! Those colors brought great joyto the children.In addition to all that was purchased and given out of project funds, AmyRose also arrived at the AbbaHouse homes carrying an abundance of clothes, shoes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toys and books given bydonors in the States.
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AmyRose Tomlinson, kneeling down in center, with AbbaHouse children and others following the well dedication.
Barbara Decker, HOF AgriculturalMissionary, visited the Kamuli home before returning from Uganda onDecember 6. Additional fundingarrived in November to purchasedoors, windows, and pay for somefinal concrete work. The doorsand windows are installed and itlooks like all will be complete andthe children in their new surroundings byChristmas. While in Kamuli Barbara playedwith the children and each one drew a picture of their new house and added a thank you note to House of Friends
that is YOUwho gave to make their home possible.
Digging of the well at Abba House.
side viewKamuli Home
Abba House children arenow protected with a fencedcompound. It has been in the building process for severalmonths as the funds came in.The final section
was installed the first of Decem- ber. It initially arrived with thewrong placement of hingeswhich caused a delay. We arethankful for the protection of thechildren. Also, this completesgovernment requirements to be-come a certified home.
The new fence is in the background. Inthe foreground work is being done toconstruct a washing station by a visitingmissionary friend of Barbara Decker,