Fall 2020 Newsletter – Click here to read the newsletter
When EATBETA Summer 2020 Mission was cancelled due the COVID-19 pandemic, the team in Uganda did not want to see a whole summer wasted without doing anything. So, after the Uganda government relaxed the lockdown, our team quickly embarked on a plan to conduct seminars among rural farmers. In August, a total of 50 rural farmers at Kibasi village—Kabarole district, participated in the seminar conducted there by our local team. In September 2020, a total of 60 rural farmers at Bendegere village—Nakaseke district, participated in the seminar conducted there by our local team…
Summer 2020 Newsletter – Click here to read the newsletter
In 2018, when EATBETA perceived the idea of facilitating the construction of water wells, the goal was to provide clean and disease-free water to Ugandan rural areas where water shortage is a serious problem. Little did we know that in 2020, with the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, clean water would be even more urgently needed. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), keeping hands clean is especially important to help prevent the coronavirus from spreading. Hands should be thoroughly washed and rinsed with clean running water. Read to find more about what EATBETA is doing in response…
Spring 2020 Newsletter – Click here to read the newsletter
This newsletter features exciting news and updates from EATBETA. We highlight the introduction of modern water wells to Ugandan rural areas and how an EATBETA seed donation has gotten cucumbers in a rural village. There are other articles such as EATBETA being featured at MissionBox, a coop being launched in a rural village, an update about EATBETA’s Summer 2020 Mission, and a campaign about EATBETA’s demo-center project.
Fall 2019 Newsletter – Click here to read the newsletter
A team of four volunteers (Dr. Julius Sonko, Mr. Rhyne Cureton, Mr. Kirk Harry, and Ms. Martha Harry) traveled to Uganda to participate, as trainers, in EATBETA’s third annual summer mission. The mission, which took place from July 29 to August 9, 2019, was successfully accomplished; key highlights of the summer mission’s accomplishments are featured in the Fall 2019 Newsletter.
Summer 2019 Newsletter – Read Report
Since the beginning of 2019, EATBETA has completed four hand-dug water wells at four villages in Uganda: Kiteezi village in the central, Okaliba village in the north, and Butimbwa and Naibowa villages in eastern Uganda. A fifth water well is under construction at Zirobwe village in the central region. Read the full story in this issue.
Spring 2019 Newsletter – Read Report
The year 2019 commenced very well for the rural community of Butimbwa village, Luuka district in Eastern Uganda, which now has access to clean water since a hand-dug water well was completed on January 2, 2019. The villagers mobilized themselves and dug a sixty-foot water well. Then EATBETA, through a generous donor, provided funding for purchasing construction materials and a water pump. Read the full story in this issue.
Fall 2018 Newsletter – Read Report
Glory be to God! Eatbeta’s summer 2018 mission was successfully accomplished. The Fall 2018 Newsletter features the highlights and accomplishments of the 2018 summer mission which took place from July 23 through August 15, 2018.
Summer 2018 Newsletter – Read Report
The Summer 2018 issue brings you some of the latest updates about Eatbeta’s exciting developments, such as the planned opening of a welding school in summer 2018 and Eatbeta’s new campaign to promote and sponsor hand-dug water wells.
Spring 2018 Newsletter – Read Report
The Spring 2018 Newsletter brings you the latest updates about Eatbeta’s exciting developments. Besides providing the exciting developments taking place at Eatbeta, the newsletter also highlights Eatbeta’s 2nd annual luncheon which took place on December 9, 2017 in Grapevine, Texas.
Eatbeta Summer 2017 Mission in Uganda – Read Report
With the key objective of enhancing rural farmers’ skills in quality crop/animal farming and in using farm equipment, Eatbeta’s Summer 2017 Mission in Uganda was successfully accomplished—glory to God! Overall, 131 rural smallholder farmers in five districts (Jinja: 32, Kamwenge: 5, Kamuli: 38, Kiruhura: 40, and Mbarara: 16) benefited from the training programs which took place from August 1 through August 11, 2017. Two volunteer trainers: Mr. Rhyne Cureton and Judge Sam Griffith, both from the USA, provided training based on their farming skills and experiences. Rhyne provided training on how to keep healthy livestock based on a balanced nutrition diet. Sam provided training on how to increase crop production and; he particularly demonstrated how to use a hand-plow, potential alternative to the hand hoe.