The Family and their Ministry    ID 183

We are Smooth and Kelly and we are a family of 8 living and serving here in Uganda, Africa. Our children are Cana (F) 2005, Kayil (F) 2007, Chloe (F) 2009, Karis (F) 2009, Kaliyah (F) 2015 and Corban (M) 2017.

The ministry I partner with here in Uganda is called Arise Africa International. It is a church planting organization. My primary responsibility is to train over 200 village pastors all over the country. I also pastor a church here in our home town of Jinja, Uganda. Additionally, I help run all short-term international teams that come to serve with Arise Africa.

My wife, Kelly, is serving with Arise Africa International Babies home. She together with my girls lead Bible studies and are responsible the spiritual development of the kids in our babies home.

Serving with: Arise Africa International


Primary duty: Teaching Homeschool to the 4 girls of school age.

Term Ends: Permanent Posting

Meal Prep? No

House Cleaning? No

Child Care/Baby Sitting? Occasionally

Tutoring? Yes

Driving? No

Food Shopping? No

Laundry? No

Desired start date: ASAP

Hours/day: 10am – 3pm

Days/week: 5

Other expenses: Any personal travel expenses and eating out in town. Also, any money she may want to spend on tourist type activities.

MN’s room, bath: Arise Africa International has a guesthouse in town (about 10 minutes from my home), they will be providing a private room and bath for the volunteer comes to work with us. They have a very nice and secure compound which is also where the Arise Africa offices are located.

Doctor? Yes

Hospital? Yes

I’net/cell service? Yes

MN’s arrival airport: Entebbe International Airport

Meet plane? Yes

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