Women in Uganda find escape from brothels and hope for salvation
By Caroline Anderson
UGANDA — Women in the slum brothels of Kampala, Uganda, are learning God has not forgotten them, there is hope and redemption in their life stories, and He has given them a new name.
IMB missionary Allie White remembers riding in motorcycle taxis past slums housing brothels, and she would look down the alleyways and ask, “What is this place?”
Allie told one of her Ugandan national partners, Victoria, that she wanted to go into the area.
“I’m not going down that alley,” Victoria said firmly. However, the Lord turned her heart toward the women as she began praying with Allie and other Ugandan Christians.
“It’s a very high area of prostitution, so we began to ask God to open doors for us down there,” Allie said. [Read more…]