300 Mile Autumn – Hike for Duchenne VI

By | September 14, 2020

Here we go again! Let’s do this! For Duchenne, for Africa, for good-will, for love, for sharing. PLEDGE We are getting our exercise on to raise money for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Africa again. So pledge for us, or perhaps better, hike with us, walk with us, power walk with us or run with us 300 miles (483… Read More »

Tim Gillen

Biira Edna – Cerebral Palsy, Profound Sadness

By | August 31, 2020

One of our teammates Kemigisha Barbra (Kemi) met this young girl Friday about 6pm, August 28, 2020, in Kasese Town in western Uganda. The precious little girl’s name is Biira Edna and she has cerebral palsy. She is 13 years old. The family is one that has been abandoned by the father. The mother is the sole provider… Read More »

Tim Gillen

Ayumo Janet – Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

By | August 28, 2020

Ayumo Janet is currently hospitalized due to nutritional challenges. She is a beneficiary of our food relief program in Soroti in east Central Uganda. Our sister organization, Desert Seed Foundation, has been working tirelessly in Soroti to serve many needy children and adults. They provide free physical therapy among other things.  Due to limited communication and distance Ayumo… Read More »

Tim Gillen

Women’s Empowerment – Reusable Sanitary Towels Project

By | August 21, 2020

We are so proud to be partnering with Barbra Kemigisha in her feminine hygiene project for young women and girls in Kasese District in Uganda. It is such a huge undertaking with such an amazing vision and big goals for helping empower women in society there. It’s absolutely thrilling to see the joy and passion and hope that… Read More »

Tim Gillen

17 Wheelchairs Given Away So Far!

By | August 18, 2020

1. Julius Kayonga: age 18; Wakiso District, Gobero Town, Ssegganga Village, Uganda; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 2. Herbert Kayonga: age 15; Wakiso District, Gobero Town, Ssegganga Village, Uganda; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 3. Emma Kayonga: age 11; Wakiso District, Gobero Town, Ssegganga Village, Uganda; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 4. Lyazi Paul: age 19; Mityana District, Zigoti Town, Nakitolo Village, Uganda; Bilateral… Read More »

Tim Gillen

Food for 30 Families in The Rwenzori Mountains of Western Uganda

By | August 9, 2020

Such a joy to collaborate with Kyaninga Child Development Centre again this week. This time we brought food, toiletries and bean seeds for planting (to help with sustainabilty). The relief mission was for people in the remote and beautiful, Rwenzori Mountains of western Uganda. The relief packages were for 30 families of persons with disabilities. 15 of them with… Read More »

Tim Gillen

Hike for Duchenne V – Log of Hikes

By | July 7, 2020

For all of the details of “200 Mile July – Hike for Duchenne V,” read up on it here – 200 Mile July – Hike for Duchenne V. PROGRESS – 212 MILES DONE! **Leg 11 ~ July 30, 2020 ~ 20 Miles ~ To Mount Marcy along Phelps Brook (Tim)** Finish:  #200mileJuly Achieved! #mountmarcy ~ 20 miles hiked today… Read More »

Tim Gillen

2 New Shops!

By | June 22, 2020

Taiwo and His Mother in Lagos, Nigeria Many thanks to each of you who have made this possible. Thank you for your prayers and encouragement and support, financial and emotional to help make this possible. I am absolutely thrilled and filled up and overflowing with joy and gratitude that we could do this and help Bola and her… Read More »

Tim Gillen

200 Mile July – Hike for Duchenne V

By | June 16, 2020

For a log of progress so far on “200 Mile July – Hike for Duchenne V,” check out Hike for Duchenne V – Log of Hikes. PURPOSE The goal of the Everett and Austin Project, Inc. is to improve the health-related quality of life for children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other rare diseases, and increase educational opportunities… Read More »

Tim Gillen

Rocketing to the 4th Dimension

By | June 4, 2020

Here we go! Thanks to two very generous donors we have been able to expand our goals and ministries at The Everett and Austin Project, Inc. Many, many thanks!! Our core team members – Paul & Josh, Rich & Celia & Tim – prayed at length and had very good discussions about these kind and generous gifts. We… Read More »

Tim Gillen