Letter from the Sponsorship Officer

Moses, who’s been the Sponsorship Officer since Pilgrim’s inception in 2001, knows all too intimately the joys and pains of informing children whether or not they get sponsored to attend school. There are countless children like Racheal here, children who...

Racheal’s Story: “Things Happen for a Reason”

My name is Racheal Atuko and I am an 18-year-old student at Beacon of Hope College. My family has been very poor and broken since childhood and yet, I am a firm believer in the phrase ‘things happen for a reason’. When my father refused to pay for my schooling, my...

The Fight to Stay Low!

There has been a huge upsurge in malaria across Uganda in the last month or so, and in the last week the rapid rise in deaths and cases of malaria have made world news. Katakwi is blessed to be at a relatively low level of malaria because of the interventions...

Beacon Of Hope Robotics Teams Win Again!

School is now in full swing for our students, from taking midterms to competing in international robotics competitions, there’s always something happening on campus! We’re also singing major praises as we’ve recently received a grant to purchase an...

Combating Malaria in the Ssuubilyabato Orphanage

A member of the community reached out to Pilgrim Africa asking how to stop the spread of malaria at an orphanage in Mpigi, Uganda. The women and children were routinely getting sick and they wanted to know how they could end this cycle. Upon hearing their struggle,...