15 Years, 15 Reasons To Rejoice!

Fifteen years ago I made a journey across East Africa. Our new ministry team was interested in learning from the local Christians and discovering ways we could partner with the good work already taking place in the region. Wow! Fifteen years later there is so much to celebrate!

Visiting kids and ministry partners in 2005.

All glory goes to Christ for what he has accomplished! Matthew 12 describes Jesus as the one who “In His name the nations will put their hope.” We remain convinced that his name is the true and only hope for the nations. God has proved this over and over.

For the past 15 years, God has graciously worked through Lahash, our ministry partners, and each of you to bring holistic care and the hope of Christ to hundreds of East Africa’s most vulnerable children. As we mark this ministry milestone, we wanted to celebrate these 15 accomplishments with all of you. Lives are being changed as the Good News of Jesus is proclaimed and displayed in so many ways. All glory to God for seeing us through 15 years of ministry, and for filling our hearts with hope for what is yet to come!

Highlights From the Last 15 Years

  1. 940 Vulnerable Children Served Since 2005
  2. 5 Nations Impacted (Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and South Sudan)
  3. 211 Commitments to Christ
  4. $5.6 Million Raised
  5. 14 Buildings Constructed
  6. 19 Bible Camps Hosted
  7. $125,000 Given for Nutrition Support Through Rice & Beans Month
  8. 19 Servant Team Members
  9. 126 Travelers to East Africa
  10. 42 Issues of Hope Is Alive Magazine Published
  11. 25 Stand With Students Scholars Pursuing Higher Education
  12. Hundreds with AIDS, Leprosy, Malaria, and Albinism Given Medical Support
  13. 97% Sponsor Retention Rate in 2020
  14. 3 Books Published
  15. 6 International Conferences Hosted to Train East African Ministry Leaders

Thank you so much for being a part of this movement! Thank you for partnering with us to care for these dear children. Thank you for your faithful and generous financial support. Thank you for praying with us for transformation and hope. Now, as we launch into the journey of our next fifteen years we invite you to once again stand with us and with the amazing kids served by our team. This December, will you give a generous year-end gift to Lahash?

Celebrating at Sekwat’s graduation in 2019

Will you invest in the lives of young men like Sekwat Emmanuel who recently graduated with honors from Uganda Christian University? Each child is beautifully and wonderfully made in the image of God. Every day at Lahash we have the opportunity to see Christ at work in the lives of these children — healing, redeeming, restoring, and making lives new. This work is so, so worth it.

Thank you for your partnership.