Category Archives: Stories

Paul Kayonga Talks Shop

This is Paul Kayong a couple of weeks ago in a remote village in Uganda telling us why setting up a shop will help him be self-sufficient to care for his 3 boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. We expect to be able to do this for him while we are in Uganda next month. Should only cost $500-$700… Read More »

Open Letter to Fellow Servants of Christ

Dear Fellow Servant of Christ, I’m a born-again believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. I got a BA in Bible in 1988 and have served as a missionary for about 10 years now all together. I’m currently living in Peekskill NY and attending Hillsong NYC in Manhattan. I did a write-up of my personal testimony a few years… Read More »

Neyanziza Nyo – “Thank you”

We visited The Kayongas again on Monday Sept 2, 2019, bringing much needed food. We also interviewed Paul about setting up a shop to help him have a sustainable source of income, and so that he can be with the boys more. Paul Kayonga has had 5 boys who were born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. 2 of his… Read More »

Don’t Waste Pain

My good friend in Uganda, Paul Collins, has written a really nice story about me and The Everett and Austin Project. You can read his story at: http:bit.ly/dontwastepain Paul is an accomplished journalist in Uganda, and I feel very grateful to Paul for his efforts and kind words. I have been so thankful for him to have joined… Read More »

TV Interview with Toni Quest

https://youtu.be/_1tVW3wWhiQ This TV interview is between the affable Toni Quest and Tim Gillen. Tim is Everett and Austin’s father. Tim explains motivations for The Everett and Austin Project and who we aim to serve and help. We seek to be the visible expression of the love of God to people going through Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in developing countries.… Read More »

Toni Quest Interviews

The incomparable Toni Quest has jumped on our team here at The Everett and Austin Project. Very exciting interviews with her this week. From Toni’s bio on her website: Toni Quest, MAED/AET, BFA As a self-taught artist, Toni Quest engages in art to express her feelings genuinely and with impact. The canvas has been a vehicle for her… Read More »

One Minute Clip That Says A Lot, NTV News Uganda

The once healthy, bubbly boy began to lose his strength. With that one, I have not bothered that much. I have no money and I’m also hypertensive. I resigned to my fate and told him to wait on the Lord. Then the others fell ill too. About 5 years ago Paul Kayonga’s wife, apparently tired, packed her bags… Read More »

Tim Rambling About Motivations

Part 1 Hi I’m Tim Gillen and I’m the founder of The Everett and Austin Project. That’s the names of my boys Everett and Austin. And they were born in 1994 and 1996 and both boys were diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) in 1997 when they were three years old and one year old. And all through… Read More »

Uganda Making Progress

How to Have a Big Ugandan Wedding! (BBC News) Ugandan Women Entrepreneurs Tell Their Story Plan International: Helping Young Ugandan Women Turn Their Lives Around

Is this what it is like in Uganda?

I did a search on Google last night to see if there are any videos showing what it’s like in Uganda. I didn’t have to look very long before I found a couple dramatic videos. These two videos are very eye-opening if you ask me. Maybe some of my new friends in Uganda could verify…and maybe post a… Read More »