From laughingstock to student AND teacher!

Daniel's confidence was shattered when he grew up in the shadow of his father's disgrace. He turned to alcohol and brought further shame on his family's name. At Kira Farm he blossomed - his life is transformed and he is now a student and teacher. Read more

From death to life

Used to being seen as a person who bought death to those around him, Patrick is now able to bring life, help and hope to many. Read more

Loved 240 times!

Trust me, by the end of my training I was in no doubt I was loved Read more

Village rats

Jeremiah comes from a typically large Ugandan family. His father had three wives and 22 children Read more

Starting to dream big dreams!

Emmanuel says: ‘I am now working on one of the biggest hydro eclectic dams in the whole of East Africa at Karuma Falls.’ Read more

No Longer Living In Shame

I am no longer shy and embarrassed, hiding away from everybody because of my father’s shameful behaviour says Kennedy Read more

A golden opportunity

Before I went to Kira, everything I saw at home looked dead or hopeless. Now I see these same things as an opportunity to improve life for my family and me. Read more

The Hated One

"Women come to my salon to have beautiful hair, but they leave with their hearts healed because of the wonderful discipleship and conflict resolution skills I share with them from Kira Farm." Read more

Building A Brighter Future

Growing up, J often went without food and experienced violence in the home. After she was brutally raped and left pregnant, this precious young woman lost all hope for the future. However, a year at Kira Farm restored her faith in God and gave her the confidence and ability to transform her life, and the lives of her family. Read more

From Reject to Role Model

Gloria came from an abusive home and faced stigma and isolation in her community. After one year at Kira Farm she is now a role model in her village. Read more

Strangled and left for dead

When Betty lost everyone who was dear to her, she no longer cared about her own life and says she was simply looking forward to death. After 12 months at Kira Farm she is determined to live a long life! Read more

'I can't stop smiling!'

‘I will never forget the day I found my mother dead in her bed with my baby brother suckling at her lifeless body,’ says Henry. Henry’s father had beaten his mother to death. Read more

Only worth a dowry?

'I simply existed to pay for my family's needs by getting married and providing a dowry for them,' says Teddy. Thanks to the training Teddy received at Kira Farm Development Centre she now has a thriving business which is worth far more to her family than a dowry ever would have been. Read more

A Cursed Family

Eunice endured a difficult childhood with an abusive and alcoholic polygamous father; while her mother occupied the lowly position of ‘second wife’. Read more

The Gulu Feminist!

Morris is working in partnership with his local female MP to train 18 women in his community in tailoring – a skill he learnt at Kira Farm. He was inspired to help women after his own mother became mentally unstable when the family’s assets were seized by the bank. Read more

From Desiring Death to Embracing Life

Today Haron is a successful construction worker, he has set his brothers up in business, he is paying for his sister to go to school, and is helping his father battle alcohol addiction. Life looked very different 18 months ago when Haron told us, ‘I wished to die a thousand times.’ Read more

Peace and Prosperity

Today Kira Farm graduate, William, is teaching restorative justice in his community and has reduced drinking amongst young people in his village. He is training the community in tree planting and is about to harvest his own profitable cotton field. Read more