There have been lots of questions about what exactly I will be doing in Uganda. So here are the details as of now…
The vision of Visiting Orphans is:
*To enlist Church volunteers to visit orphanages so they may meet physical, emotional and spiritual needs of orphans.
*To develop relationships, provide comfort and to share the Gospel with orphans.
*To provide financial aid for child sponsorship, medical assistance and construction to improve the living conditions of orphans.
*To mobilize Christian churches to help orphans experience the blessing of family.
I will be traveling with a team of about 30 people. The team will be lead by the wonderful Kari Gibson
and Michael Smalley.
While in Uganda, we will be working with:
The trip will cost approximately $3,000-$3,200 depending on the cost of flights. This does not include extra fees such as required vaccinations.
You can support me and my team in several ways:
*You can make a direct donation to my Paypal
*You can purchase one of my awesome t-shirts
. There is a link to the right.
*You can purchase some yummy coffee
*You can donate any unwanted items to a yard sale I will have in the spring.
*You can be my billboard. Tell your friends, family, enemies, whoever about our work in Uganda. Advertise on Facebook or Twitter.
*You can make a tax deductible donation through Visiting Orphans
. Just be sure to select the June 2-11, Uganda trip. Select “yes” when asked, “Would you like to designate this donation to a specific team member?” Type “Amanda Smith” in the box provided.
Most importantly, remember to PRAY for my team over the coming months. I am so excited to see how God is going to use us!