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AmazonSmile - Shop for Sole Hope

Have you heard of AmazonSmile?   If you shop AmazonSmile and choose Sole Hope as your preferred charity, Amazon will donate 0.5% of select items to Sole Hope! It's that easy!  If you already make purchases regularly on Amazon, or if you are thinking about placing an order in the future, make sure you are using AmazonSmile and have selected Sole Hope as the charitable organization! It's a simple way to give back - at no cost! Shop Amazon, support Sole Hope!

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The Sole Hope Outreach House Remodel

The Sole Hope Outreach House is a huge part of what we do on the ground in Uganda. We have shared with you so many of our success stories - stories that we are still blown away by everyday. The Sole Hope Outreach House was born out of necessity. There were severe cases of jiggers in villages too far away to travel to regularly, but still we had to do something. Thus, the Outreach House. It allows us to bring in children from hours outside of Jinja, remove their jiggers, give them medical treatment, teach them preventative steps to protect them in the future, and give them consistent treatment for as long as needed. (BEFORE) Because the Outreach House was...

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The Journey of Wakisi

It was almost 10 months ago that we visited the village of Wakisi for the first time. We set up the clinic, not entirely knowing what we were up against. It was a long, hard day - 248 jiggers removed, 55 children treated.  It was just a small school. Children from the surrounding areas gathered around at the news of the clinic spread. Two feet at a time, children sat to have their feet washed before being carried to someone removing. 248 jiggers removed. In the moment, we were just focused on the next two feet.  ---------- Ten months later we set up the same clinic, in the same spot, seeing the same children. We had the next two feet...

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The Sole Hope Outreach House - How You Can Help

Saying goodbye to the children staying at the Sole Hope Outreach House is always a bittersweet moment. We are so thankful that they are leaving with #ZEROjiggers and are taking new habits home with them, but we will miss seeing their sweet faces at around the compound each day. The Sole Hope Outreach House is consistently filled with some of the worst jigger cases from the Busoga Region - brought to us from village leaders and pastors. So far this year, we have: Treated 30+ children at the Outreach House Removed 2000+ jiggers at the Outreach House alone!! Most of these cases have been brought to us by pastor Nume Dan Xavier near Kamuli - an area several hours north of...

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JOY - A Journey to #ZEROjiggers

You never know what a week at the Sole Hope compound may bring. We received a call from new friends north of Jinja, describing that they had a young girl with an unimaginable amount of jiggers in both her hands and feet. She had a horrible past and no one to care for her. That Friday morning in early February, what I expected to be a timid little girl stepped out of the van. Oh, how I was wrong. Within moments of stepping out of the vehicle, she was smiling uncontrollably – from ear to ear. Knowing her past, you would have no idea how someone could still be full of so much JOY. The JOY in our eyes quickly...

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