On a sunny July day, Village Partners International brought Tampa Bay kids together to race, hula hoop, craft, and play. They sat in circles for folk stories, waited excitedly to get their faces painted, slurped down icy cold snow cones, and packed surgical gauze for future medical mission trips. “I came across the event online […]
Have you ever been really thirsty? I mean really thirsty and so in need of water that your mouth is parched, your lips are cracked and the salt from your sweat runs into your eyes? The need to quench this thirst will drive you to find any source of water for you, for your children […]
Village Partners International supports programs that seek to improve the lives of people in both Haiti and Uganda. There are now programs in place that offer health, education, housing, clean water, and bring micro-industries to those who are most in need.
Want to witness compassion in action with me? Okay, you are going to need some things: a water bottle, hat, bandana, sunscreen, a heavy backpack full of medical supplies … what else? Oh, yeah – some really good boots because we will be walking. Did you pack a flashlight? We might not be getting back […]
The first annual “Kids Helping Kids” event was held on October 10 at Kate Jackson Park in South Tampa. During this time children had 8 stations to visit, each with an activity that taught about cultures and children in both Haiti and Uganda. The purpose was to open the eyes and hearts of our children […]