My Uganda Trip

savannah slaton
savannah slaton centerville, Ohio

Dear Friends, 

This past July I had the amazing opportunity to go to Uganda and work with Global Hands of Hope (GHOH) a partner ministry of Lifesong for Orphans for just over a week. I was blessed so much by the people there and the work they are doing there in the small village of Bukeka.  I now have the opportunity to go back and do more work with GHOH on a little larger scale and live in the community for two months starting March 18th! 

Throughout my previous trip I had many conversations with the founder of GHOH, Pastor Ronnie, about coming back to Uganda and living in the community, filling the new media office, and teaching his team new, beneficial skills. After a lot of prayer throughout my time there and after returning home I realized this is where I needed to be and how I needed to focus my time. 

While there I will be working to train their team at Suubi Christian School and GHOH on how to shoot video and photography along with how to use that for social media purposes. I will be working with administrators, teaching them specifically how to use the equipment they have and how they can take the best photo and video with that equipment. Along with photo and video, I will be training on social media platforms so that they can use the media they have created to help grow GHOH and tell more people about the work they are doing there in Uganda. 

These skills I will be teaching them are also easily teachable skills that they will be able to teach other people in the village and other teachers throughout the school, so they will be able to use these skills in their own lives. GHOH is working to bring villages out of poverty by training, teaching and giving people applicable skills.  I am going to be helping with this so that they can continue to teach more people how to use these skills.  

Any support you can provide, whether it be financially or just by keeping me in your thoughts and prayers as I prepare and head back over, I will forever be grateful for!  This support will help pay for my daily cost of living over the two months I am there along with the cost of airfare.

You can make a donation toward these efforts the following ways: 

Online at: https://mystory.lifesongfororphans.org/stories/my-uganda-trip/

By check payable to: 

Lifesong for Orphans 

PO Box 40, Gridley, IL 61744

(memo line please write “98052 – GHOH Uganda – Savannah Slaton)

If you have any questions about my trip, the work I will be doing, or Global Hands of Hope, etc. please feel free to reach out!!

Thank you so much!

 

Savannah Slaton 


STRIPE charges an online processing fee (2.2% +.30 USD per transaction). Your donations will be decreased by this amount. You may also send a check payable to “Lifesong for Orphans”. In the memo line please write “98052 – GHOH Uganda – Savannah Slaton ”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 40, Gridley, IL 61744.

Lifesong has been blessed with partners who underwrite all U.S. administrative and fundraising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the project.

  • In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to Lifesong for Orphans. This organization retains full discretion over its use, but intends to honor the donor’s suggested use.
  • Lifesong is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Individual donations of $50 or more and yearly donations totaling $250 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Receipts for donations under $50 will gladly be sent upon request.
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My Story

Dear Friends, 

This past July I had the amazing opportunity to go to Uganda and work with Global Hands of Hope (GHOH) a partner ministry of Lifesong for Orphans for just over a week. I was blessed so much by the people there and the work they are doing there in the small village of Bukeka.  I now have the opportunity to go back and do more work with GHOH on a little larger scale and live in the community for two months starting March 18th! 

Throughout my previous trip I had many conversations with the founder of GHOH, Pastor Ronnie, about coming back to Uganda and living in the community, filling the new media office, and teaching his team new, beneficial skills. After a lot of prayer throughout my time there and after returning home I realized this is where I needed to be and how I needed to focus my time. 

While there I will be working to train their team at Suubi Christian School and GHOH on how to shoot video and photography along with how to use that for social media purposes. I will be working with administrators, teaching them specifically how to use the equipment they have and how they can take the best photo and video with that equipment. Along with photo and video, I will be training on social media platforms so that they can use the media they have created to help grow GHOH and tell more people about the work they are doing there in Uganda. 

These skills I will be teaching them are also easily teachable skills that they will be able to teach other people in the village and other teachers throughout the school, so they will be able to use these skills in their own lives. GHOH is working to bring villages out of poverty by training, teaching and giving people applicable skills.  I am going to be helping with this so that they can continue to teach more people how to use these skills.  

Any support you can provide, whether it be financially or just by keeping me in your thoughts and prayers as I prepare and head back over, I will forever be grateful for!  This support will help pay for my daily cost of living over the two months I am there along with the cost of airfare.

You can make a donation toward these efforts the following ways: 

Online at: https://mystory.lifesongfororphans.org/stories/my-uganda-trip/

By check payable to: 

Lifesong for Orphans 

PO Box 40, Gridley, IL 61744

(memo line please write “98052 – GHOH Uganda – Savannah Slaton)

If you have any questions about my trip, the work I will be doing, or Global Hands of Hope, etc. please feel free to reach out!!

Thank you so much!

 

Savannah Slaton 


STRIPE charges an online processing fee (2.2% +.30 USD per transaction). Your donations will be decreased by this amount. You may also send a check payable to “Lifesong for Orphans”. In the memo line please write “98052 – GHOH Uganda – Savannah Slaton ”, to ensure it is credited to our account. Please mail to Lifesong for Orphans, PO Box 40, Gridley, IL 61744.

Lifesong has been blessed with partners who underwrite all U.S. administrative and fundraising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the project.

  • In following IRS guidelines, your donation is to Lifesong for Orphans. This organization retains full discretion over its use, but intends to honor the donor’s suggested use.
  • Lifesong is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Individual donations of $50 or more and yearly donations totaling $250 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. Receipts for donations under $50 will gladly be sent upon request.
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Comments

$250

Jeff & Therese

Mar 18, 2019

“Savannah, we'll be praying for you and the people whose lives will be impacted by this trip ! It's awesome that you are stepping out in faith ! Jeff & Therese”

$25

james

Mar 17, 2019

“from Grandma Oliver”

$200

David

Mar 17, 2019

$50

Nathan

Mar 15, 2019

“Good Luck!”

$50

Tom

Mar 14, 2019

$140

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Mar 13, 2019

$100

Wayne

Mar 11, 2019

“For giving Pat and me your room next week. Thanks!”

$100

Diane

Mar 10, 2019

“We will be praying for you and asking God to work powerfully in and through you. Love, David and Diane Smith (and family)”

$30

Marissa

Mar 7, 2019

“Shine your light! ❤️”

$100

Vickie

Mar 4, 2019

“Savannah, a belated happy birthday. i hope you have a wonderful adventure. Uncle Gary and Aunt Vickie”

$50

Dave & Mary

Feb 27, 2019

$200

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Feb 26, 2019

$100

Ronald J

Feb 23, 2019

$150

Michael and Elizabeth

Feb 18, 2019

“We love you!”

$250

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Feb 16, 2019

“We appreciate your serving heart & are praying over your trip”

$100

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Feb 4, 2019

$300

Dan

Feb 3, 2019

“Thanks for doing this Savannah. Dan Kolota”

$50

clyde & ruth

Jan 29, 2019

“We are praying for you. God bless.”

$100

Lou and Faith

Jan 27, 2019

“Enjoy!!! The Visions”

$100

Carrie

Jan 27, 2019

“Praying for you as you prepare for your next trip to Uganda and the Global Hands of Hope ministry!”

$200

Denise

Jan 21, 2019

“Savannah, we are praying that God will use you in a mighty way and that both you and GHOH are greatly impacted. Love, Sidney and Denise Williams”

$50

Pat

Jan 17, 2019

“OXOX”

$50

Wayne

Jan 17, 2019

$30

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Jan 17, 2019