Stories

Thanks to the Wentz Medical Center in Phnom Penh, children’s lives are being transformed—children like Dany. Dany was never able to run and play like other children. As an infant, she learned to crawl and then walk at a late age. Even then, she moved slowly and with much difficulty. Living in a remote area … Continued

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A few years ago, Betty was a wife and mother like most women in Uganda. She cared for her family, carried water home, and tended her garden. But then her husband passed away. At that tragic moment, she was faced with the reality that she couldn’t provide for her son and daughter. It’s an accepted … Continued

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Pastor Peter Kasirivu currently serves as the president of African Renewal Ministries, a key partner with Children’s Hunger Fund and the Wentz Medical Center in Uganda. We interviewed Pastor Peter about the needs of children in Uganda and the impact of our partnership there.   Can you describe the difficulties facing children in Uganda? In … Continued

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An Interview with Juliet Nadadya   Juliet Nadadya has served as an administrator at Wentz Medical Center in Kawempe, Uganda since 2009.   CHF: What services does the Wentz Medical Center offer the community? JN: First and foremost, we offer medical treatment. Then, we offer health education. For example, mothers come here on immunization day, … Continued

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An Interview with Gilbert Mugumya   Gilbert Mugumya has served as a medical technologist on staff at Wentz Medical Center in Kawempe, Uganda since 2009.   CHF: How long have you worked at Wentz Medical Center? GM: I started work here about 6 years ago.   CHF: Describe working at Wentz Medical Center. GM: The … Continued

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Patience grew up in an impoverished family in a remote corner of Uganda. She remembers her parents struggling to provide for the family. When her older brother moved to Kawempe, on the outskirts of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, she went to live with him. She was only 10 years old at the time. In this … Continued

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Cargo of Hope is an initiative that was created in response to the expanded reach of Children’s Hunger Fund, and its ability to serve the needs of vulnerable children in orphan homes and poor slums and villages around the world. The initiative was largely funded through the generous contribution of Dr. Myron Wentz in December, 2013, and has recently … Continued

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