As you have heard me say many times, we are blessed to be a blessing. A significant life changing ministry is the work we are a part of in Uganda.
I visited Uganda with my family in April, and our hearts were touched by the overwhelming need and by the difference a few dollars can make. The specific ministry that DMI is supporting is a program called “STAY IN SCHOOL”. This ministry provides feminine hygiene products to the girls. Without these items, the girls are forced to stay home from school each month during their cycle. After two or three months of missing school during this time, they are so far behind that many drop out of school. When this happens, as has happened in the past, the girls now have no education or way of making a living. At this point their parents tell them they have no future so they need to find a man to take care of them, which leaves them prey to prostitution, human trafficking, abuse, and teen pregnancy-all because they did not have the feminine products they needed to "STAY IN SCHOOL".