In episode 190, we’re talking with Brent Phillips from Cherish Uganda. A long-time friend of the podcast, we get Brent on to share about the work that Cherish is doing in Uganda, what it looked like for them to transform to a family based model of care and then get into the nitty-gritty of fundraising for our missions and whether or not child sponsorships are the way to go.

  • Brent shares about how Cherish Uganda started (4:40)
  • Transitioning the orphanage to family care (9:03)
  • How AIDS affects kids getting back into families (15:13)
  • Transitioning the “business” model (21:09)
  • Child sponsorship? Why or why not? (29:52)
  • Fundraising techniques (43:50)
  • Recommendations (53:46)

Resources and Links from the Show 

And, as promised… here’s Brandon as a Viking:

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