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KAGER COMMUNITY CENTER EXPANSION

The Kager Community Center Expansion has been completed after almost one year of construction and start-up activities.  The expansion includes: Fully-functional cyber café with high-speed internet and 4 computer workstations Kochia Christian Resource Center (library and reading room) Two secured offices for JVP activities Storage area for community projects Two “community porches”... [Read more]

SAFE WATER REACHES THE HILL TOP

As we near the last days of 2013, I know of no better way the Jubilee Village Project and our supporters could close the year than to receive the following email and pictures from David Kayando, Lead Village Champion, giving us an update on the Community Safe Water System project: Hello Friends, Greetings in the name of the Lord. I am sure you have had an amazing week with the joy of celebrating and... [Read more]

WALK FOR WATER 2013

WALK FOR WATER 2013

It’s come to be known to many as “yellow bucket yellow”. It’s not the wimpy pale yellow of Easter eggs. It’s not the hot neon yellow of a highlighter. It’s the unique color of buckets and jerry cans carried by millions of African women and children to fetch and carry water each and every day of their life.  It’s the unique color of poverty, a symbol for... [Read more]

SUGAR BENEVOLENT PROGRAM 2012

This is a message received from David Kayando, Lead Village Champion, on December 27, 2012: “Greetings to you all in Jesus most Holy Name.  It is again my privilege and honor to share with you about the Sugar Benevolent program, a ministry JVP has been able to carry out the last four years.  One thing that marvels me most is how God begins something from a master seed view point and let it... [Read more]

HOOSIERS WALKING FOR AFRICANS

HOOSIERS WALKING FOR AFRICANS

One image imprinted on our brains at the Walk For Water was the Yellow Bucket. It showed up all over downtown Indy, it was the instigator of more than one joke, and it made an impression on a whole lotta’ folks who wanted to know what in the world was going on with those big things on our heads!  Certainly 200 yellow buckets parading around Monument Circle and to the Canal raised a question... [Read more]

WALK FOR WATER 2012

We have launched Walk For Water 2012 — One Day.  One Walk.  One Village. 200 Walkers to raise $150,000 in one day to fund a 3-year Community Safe Water Program for the village of Kager. Learn more at:  www.walk-for-water.org                       Read More →

GUEST SERMON: “HOW TO ERADICATE POVERTY”

Hello Friends, Greetings to you in Jesus Name.  I am glad that we have all come into the month of May 2012 with a much more renewed strength and energy to serve our Lord through the ministry of  JVP.  I am personally grateful to each of you for such a great support in prayer and words of encouragment during the month of April which was like hell to me with the withheld medical container at the port... [Read more]

MODEL FARMS FINISH SEASON #6

MODEL FARMS FINISH SEASON #6

One of the first community programs started by the Jubilee Village Project was the Model Farms program in February 2009. Now, three years later, the program has expanded from 4 farmers with 4 acres and one crop (maize) to 22 farmers with 27 acres and four crops (maize, sorghum, beans and groundnuts). Now having finished the sixth growing season (short rains 2011, August to December), the program has... [Read more]

AQUAPONICS INNOVATION PROJECT UNDERWAY

AQUAPONICS INNOVATION PROJECT UNDERWAY

As part of Village Visit 8, Keith O’Dell introduced the idea of “aquaponics” (integrated gardening and fish raising) to two young men of the village, John Ongondo and Samwel Orenda, as one of the Innovation Projects.  These two men have fully seized vision for this innovation and have taken full ownership to move it from and idea to a pilot project.  Following are a testimony received... [Read more]

A LIFE CHANGED IN INDIANA

You always hear the word “life-changing” bandied about when talking about a trip to Africa. Well, that’s because it is! Karon Teaching Under A Tree Who knew that a simple hand-written letter could change a life so drastically.  That’s how Village Visit #7 came about, with a “simple” pen-pal relationship.  After arranging for the 250ish students at my school to exchange pen-pal... [Read more]

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