10 Steps to Change A Life

10 Steps to Change A Life

Sole Hope shoes change lives.  It’s a journey that starts with you being stylish, and ends with a person in Uganda living a life free of jiggers.  At each step of the process, something good happens.  Maybe it’s you pouring out your heart, time, and...
Francis and Joy

Francis and Joy

Francis and Joy found each other late in life. Widowed and alone, having suffered but not yet ready to give up on joy, they gave each other everything they had: themselves. Together, Francis and Joy dug a meaningful and beautiful life out of Uganda’s red dirt....
Giving Hope with Goats

Giving Hope with Goats

Sole Hope is fighting jiggers in Uganda, and we’re not in this fight alone. Jiggers are gross.  They are a parasite, burrowing under the skin on people’s feet and hands.  Once there, they swell with eggs and subsist on people’s blood.  For low income...
Abdullah’s Fight

Abdullah’s Fight

I met 7-month-old Abdullah at the Sole Hope outreach house just over a week ago when someone handed him to me. As his family piled out of the van fresh from the village I didn’t know right away who he belonged to, and he surely had no idea who I was. As his...

Island People Pt. 3

A short business course and a start up grant.  It was our lead social worker Adam’s idea. Until now, Annah has been barely making ends meet through illegally catching and selling fish.  She is smart, tough, and determined.  A little bit of formal training and...