By Carolyn Jones/Hands Across Nations
Greetings from Hands Across Nations HAN in Uganda, land of perpetual summertime! We are in the dry season, which is especially brutal to many this year with swamps and springs drying up and the local water system struggling to have enough for people who are supposed to have running water to their homes. We thank God for the small, drilled well that was left inside our compound when the Uganda Army left after the war that ended in 2007. Our rented home/office was used for the Army Headquarters during the 20-year war, and was renovated afterwards. The well was left without a pump, but Keith made one that is now our water lifeline during the driest of times.
In the last several weeks, the literacy and English programs in Lira Main Prison have progressed to where both of the classes on the men’s side and the literacy class on the women’s side are halfway to finishing once again. Their previous classes graduated in November 2016 so progress is being made rapidly. More