“I fled South Sudan and came with my children on foot. I had nothing to give my kids. But I am thankful that God provided a way since it was no longer peaceful. I now live in a refugee settlement in northern Uganda with my 10 children. My husband is still in South Sudan and I am now alone to take responsibility for everyone.
It has been really difficult to provide education and a balanced diet for the children. The truth is, though, that I have gained strength in the hardship because that is how I have learned to lean on God. He strengthens me.
Through the church, I joined a Seed Effect savings group called Hope and was completely comforted. All of us in the savings group have decided to ignore the hardship we’ve faced and focus on the good things God is doing for us. When we come together we share, have fun, and forget our sorrows. The collection of the small savings is also so helpful. My group strengthens me.
I will never forget the things that Seed Effect has done in my life. The teachings from Peter our Field Officer have helped me to take a little and see it multiply. God has given me business ideas—I know He is ministering to me. Through this savings program I have been empowered to pay school fees for my children.
Now despite all the challenges, I feel good. I am so thankful for what God has done for me.”