TESTIMONIES FROM ORPHANAGES IN AFRICA
God has made clear in His word His desire for us to attend to the needs of orphans. James 1:27 (NKJV) states: "Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world." Orphan care is important to our Master. Touch of the Master Healing Ministries International has supported orphans in Zimbabwe, Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, the Sudan, India, and other countries. Below are a few reports from orphanages we support. Please consider partnering with us in our efforts to take care of "the least of these." Jesus states in the Gospel of Matthew,"...inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me." Mt. 25:40 (NKJV)
Kevin Lukudde was born on August 26, 2006. His young mother gave birth to him in a nearby slum. He was malnourished and beaten when he was a baby. Pastor Orlan went to Kevin's village to check on the baby and found him near death. His team took Kevin to a hospital, where he was admitted to intensive care and given blood due to malnutrition and anemia. God used Pastor Orlan and his team to bring him back to health. Today Kevin is a feisty boy who is full of energy and has a vibrant personality. We thank God for saving Kevin's life. God has a special plan for him.
Michael Kayigwa was born on December 24, 2009. His mom died of HIV/AIDS. Before she died, the HIV/AIDS went to her brain and she became schizophrenic. Michael's grandmother also suffers from HIV/AIDS and is severely bedridden most of the time. She was unable to keep Michael because she could not afford to provide for him. A neighbor helped to buy milk for Michael but was unable to continue to help him. Our center took Micheal in to provide him with the help he needed. He is growing up so fast and is a shy boy. He likes to play with trucks.
Isimael Kaziba was born on August 14, 2006. Isimael was found in the village where he had been neglected by a relative. When we found him, he was covered in sores and was starving. We tested him for several diseases and thank the Lord that he the test results were good. He loves to eat and with much prayers and love, he is now a healthy boy.
Oyango was approximately 5 years old when he was brought to our center in 2012. Although most children at the Children`s home first go through the Baby Home, Oyango's situation was different. He is not an orphan, but was rejected by both parents at around age 3.
Godwin born on March 4, 2006. When Godwin arrived at the orphanage, his mother was AIDS-positive and her health was declining fast. Someone at the AIDS clinic brought her and her two children to the orphanage. Godwin loves to sing Christian songs with his friends. He is very helpful and gladly does whatever task he is asked to do. Godwin is shy, smart, and has a good memory. He always reports to the aunties when someone is mistreating one of his friends. He does not have a good appetite and we have to constantly work with him to get him to eat enough food.