“At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done.
We will be judged by “I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”
― Mother Teresa
Herbert lives thousands of miles away from his home town to earn enough money to build a school to educate young children. He doesn’t have to sacrifice so much to make a difference, but to make a difference he has chosen to sacrifice his time, his work, his money, his family and his career. He doesn’t make excuses for what he does not have, he looks for ways to bridge the gap between what he does have and what he doesn’t have.
Herbert has a vision to transform the lives of young children in Uganda so that they will have the education and resources to contribute to the success of their community and country when they grow up.
Imagine doing your work and being far, far from your home and family so that you could provide the financial resources to help children who aren’t you own. How many people do you know that give up their lives to support the lives of others? Probably not many. Herbert has a dream to help children have a future and not live in poverty.
He would like to see the school rooms and buildings filled with children learning how to learn. He would like to see parents see a new hope for the future and not like the future they have now. He would like to see hundreds of children having access to an early childhood education. Right now, only the rich can afford to send their children to school. Herbert wants to see all children have the ability to learn and grow.
Herbert would like to have a well drilled so the children could get access to clean running water. Right now they have to pay for the water and wait in long lines. I imagine that when you need water it is easy to get and very inexpensive. A water project can cost as much as $3000, a project that is rarely affordable in the rural areas of Uganda.
We can be grateful that we don’t have haul our own water in containers to our homes as schools. We can be grateful that we have running water that is available and cheap. We can be grateful that we have the ability to get young children educated. We can be grateful that we have schools that are free. We can be grateful that we don’t have to live and work far away from our homes to support the causes we believe in.
Herbert would be grateful if he could get some regular contributions to help children in Uganda get an education, provide running water for the school and to be able to supply the children with the books and resources that they need.
You can let others know that a small donation can make a huge difference and know that Herbert and his wife would be truly grateful.