Katherine Hines first visited Uganda in 1994, and during this trip she found the place that would become the home for her ministry. Kamonkoli is located in the Eastern region of Uganda, and in 1999 she started Hines Ugandan Ministries in the village. “Well, it's changed a lot since 1999,” Hines said. “Because when I first came here there were very few vehicles. Most of the roads weren't paved. They're paved now, but they're all messed up. But it's changed a lot since those days. Then there was no running water where I am, Kamonkoli, and electricity was really often on and off and on all the time, there wasn't hardly ever electricity.” Kamonkoli is home to around 18,000 and was just recently named a town. Ten kilometers away is Bali, which is in the process of growing into a city. Uganda is a country of children with 51 percent of the population being under the age of 15. HUM has 67 employees, several of which came from Kamonkoli. Henry Olupot, the manager of Kamonkoli … [Read more...] about Partner Spotlight: Hines Ugandan Ministries
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