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The Field of Hope family continues to grow, as we welcome Olivia Murphy-Sweet to the staff as our Program Manager. In this entirely new position, Olivia will collaborate with our Ugandan staff to implement programs, steward new and existing strategic partnerships, and explore program

We are thrilled to announce Jacqueline J. Acaa, better known to us as Jackie, is the second recipient of our Field of Hope Scholarship. Jackie has been working with Field of Hope since 2015, when she met our co-founder Mike Hafner. “We become friends

My name is Gloria Namuyombya an intern with Field of Hope. I have been working with FOH since 7th February, 2022 and I have had an opportunity to work in all its three pillars. I must say every pillar is unique, but what is

I have been in Uganda for about two months now and have had the privilege of visiting over 1000 students and over 40 schools. During all of these schools visits I have seen joyful students excited to learn about agriculture. I have heard many

When you think of red dirt roads you might start to hum the tune of a good old country song. For me, this tune changed. Now, when I think of red dirt roads, many images flash through my mind: a friendly ‘hello’ as I

Meet Rose

Alebtong Rose has been a part of the Niyee Women’s Group and Village & Savings Loan Association (VSLA) with Field of Hope for over five years. Rose is a farmer, and explained that prior to working with FOH, she struggled to manage funds and

Meet Selly

Selly Ocen has been working with Field of Hope for the past six years. A farmer, and member of the Arwotcek Womens’ Cooperative, Selly is lives in the Amolatar district where she raises her children. Selly said joining our women’s group has been a

Meet Keren

Partner schools competitively apply for the ISA grant with their proposed projects and the best agriculture projects are awarded 1,000.0 USD. Iganga Girls High School is one of the benefiting partner schools that was supported through ISAG to start a poultry project in 2019.

Meet James

Isooba James is an agriculture teacher at Iganga Secondary School who has been involved with Field of Hope for over three years. James said before his involvement with Field of Hope, he used traditional teaching methods. However, Field of Hope’s teacher trainings showed him