Biggest Challenges for Children in Uganda

Uganda is a country located in East Africa and has a population of approximately 46 million. It was ruled by the UK until 1962 when it gained independence. The word “independence” paints a rosier picture than is reflected in reality. Since 1962, the country has had to deal with many violent conflicts, as well as…

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How Owning a Bible Can Change Someone’s Life

When we receive our first copy of the Bible, it can be overwhelming. There are so many different parts to this book that we hardly know where to start. But if you own a Bible and you don’t know about the incredible power it can have in your life, then you aren’t using it to…

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What’s the Purpose of Going on a Mission Trip?

So you’ve seen the work Sozo Children does in Uganda and want to get involved, but are wondering what’s the purpose of going on a mission trip. In this article, we cover everything you need to know about why we run mission trips, what they involve and what you can get out of them. What…

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How to Be a Missionary in Your Own Community

In Mathew 28:16, Jesus instructs His followers to go out and make disciples of all nations. This was the last recorded directive by Jesus after His resurrection, and therefore, it holds great significance in the church. It is a tenet in Christianity that emphasizes missionary work, evangelism, and baptism. Christians everywhere recognize this scripture as…

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4 Fun Facts About Ugandan Culture

From their hospitable people to their delicious food, Uganda is a culturally rich place. Here are 4 fun facts about Ugandan culture. Uganda Has a Dance in Honor of Longhorn Cattle In western Uganda, there’s a music style called “Ekitaguriro.” The main instruments used in this style are a flute and drum, and the music…

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Here’s How You Can Pray for Sozo Children Right Now

We so appreciate those of you who partner with us in prayer! Here are some specific requests to keep in mind as you pray for Sozo children this month. Physical Needs Pray for Sozo children and their health and safety at school. Since they returned to school, coughs and the flu have been going around.…

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Should I Consider Going on a Mission Trip in 2022?

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Mission trips: remember those? The pandemic has deterred (and even prevented) people from traveling and that includes going on mission trips. But as COVID-19 regulations ease up, mission trips are becoming possible again! Going on a mission trip in 2022 may or may not be right for you, so let’s look at some pros and…

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How Sponsoring a Child Makes an Impact

There are countless organizations that bless children in need, thanks to the generosity of donors. So what makes Sozo different and how does sponsoring a child make an impact? Helping Ugandan children starts with seeing that they have a variety of needs and each of those needs is important. In 2019, UNICEF put out a…

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3 Things You Learn on a Mission Trip to Uganda

If you’ve never been on a mission trip before, you may not understand just how impactful they can be. Here are 3 things you learn on a mission trip to Uganda. The Ugandan People Are Filled With Joy! Africa is known as the Continent of Light, and it’s not hard to see why. In Uganda,…

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5 Scriptures to Pray for Uganda

Uganda, just like every country in the world right now, really needs prayer. The pandemic has hit them hard, but there is also political unrest, torturings, ambushes, and more. One of the best ways to lift the Ugandan people up is to use God’s Word to guide our prayers. Here are 5 Scriptures to pray…

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