In late September 2014, people gathered in Uganda to locally celebrate the ministry’s first ten years of operation. In Mbarara, Guest of Honor Rev. Canon John Mulindabigwi prayed for the whole gathering. As someone instrumental in starting the ministry, he recounted the first days when he and Herbert Ainamani traveled through the countryside to pick the first 14 children who were suffering, to bring them to a new home with good food, a loving environment and the chance to go to school. As part of the local steering committee, Rev. John was instrumental in finding land in Mbarara for Juna Amagara where the current Children’s Home and ABIDE House now stand. He praised the parents and the guardians and the staff and, most of all the children for their hard work. There was much eating and dancing, many poems and songs. In Kishanje Village, Board Member Julius Twesigye praised ministry staff for the smooth continuation of operations when Rev. Dr. Ben travels to the U.S. He also thanked the Guardians for their hard work and patience in raising the children. And then he encouraged the children to work hard to improve their own lives and to contribute to their communities and nation and the world. A communion service was held for all students graduating from primary and secondary schools. The group traveled to Rubanda Village for more celebration and the groundbreaking for a new HEAL clinic to be built there. “These celebrations are a good time to see how far we have come,” said Rev. Dr. Ben Tumuheirwe. “And are a great time to be inspired to see what God has in store for us in the next ten years. We are grateful to all those who have supported this ministry over the years; it is simply beautiful to see lives and whole communities being changed for the better.”