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Lent 2018: God’s Grace is Sufficient

Give a Gift to ARDF for Lent Request Lent Materials This page will help you pray through the various ARDF projects highlighted in the 2018 Lenten Prayer Guide. Week of February 18 – Promoting Good Health through Safe Education Have you ever been seated next to someone coughing and were worried that you might catch […]

Rev. Canon Jovahn Turyamureeba, Co-Founder (right) with newly appointed Board Members

Staying on Budget in Uganda

When was the last time you heard of a building project being completed under budget? This is rare enough in North America. But in Eastern Africa, where currency fluctuates more rapidly and supply chains are not as dependable, finishing a building under budget is rare indeed! However, this is the news we just received from […]

Mite Boxes

What’s a Mite Box?

It’s that time of year! ARDF is mailing out mite boxes and lent prayer calendars to churches and individuals across the county. But what is a mite box? And why would they be important for my church? Mite boxes are an opportunity for kids of all ages to collect coins and other “mites” for ARDF […]

Fortified spring now brings clean water

Making Clean Water the Norm

Can you imagine life  without access to clean drinking water? Do you ever turn on the tap and wonder if the water will make you or your children sick? Most of us are blessed to never have to consider this. Burundi is a small nation in East Africa plagued by violence and poverty. Here access […]


The Value of Education

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of education.” In 1947, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote these words in his short essay, “The Purpose of Education.” Over 70 years later, these words still ring true.  ARDF is blessed to partner with many local leaders who are implementing educational projects in areas that lack educational […]

The Pepe Semillita Preschool in Zeballos Cue, Paraguay

Happy New Year from ARDF!

Happy New Year! We posted a lot of news in December 2017 – Bill’s thoughts on Advent and Boxing Day, as well as an update on how ARDF relief donations have been used. Now we want to hear from you! Do you find these communications helpful? What else would you like to know? In 2018, […]