East African Chapati Recipe

One of the best things on visits to East Africa (besides the people) is the chapati. It’s delicious, and you can find it everywhere. If you ask a local how to make it, they’ll tell you, but it will sound something like this… Mix some flour with water and a little salt until it feels […]

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The Circle of Kindness

November 2016 the staff of uVillage in White River, South Africa felt challenged to practice a week of intentional generosity by doing random acts of kindness. They practiced kindness with themselves, each other, and complete strangers. Their journey led them to the local police station where they delivered a case of sodas. The station commander […]

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South Africa: COVID-19 Food Parcels

“We didn’t know what we would eat tonight. We are grateful.” These were the words a mother spoke as a food parcel was set at her door. While making deliveries, we saw and heard firsthand the struggles that families are facing right now. Many have lost their sources of income during the country-wide lockdown, which […]

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Food Deliveries in Kenya

With our feeding programs closed, it’s spurred everyone on to think about how we can respond in this moment to meet the needs of the local community. It has started with identifying the most vulnerable who need basic food supplies. Antony, in Nairobi, Kenya, takes us on a video tour of what they are handing […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Kids Globally

I haven’t been inside a building since March 16th. These were the words uttered by one Texas teen recently. Shelter in place orders and lockdowns have dramatically changed our way of doing life. Some kids have moved to online learning while others don’t have schools that can provide that service. Introvert kids may love being […]

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Activities To Keep The Kids Busy

March 14th, uVillage, our partner location in White River, South Africa, held its 5th Day of Royalty event. It’s such a fun time where all the kids in the feeding program there are bused onto the uVillage campus for a day where they can just be kids to laugh and play! Stations are set up […]

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Our Response to COVID-19

Your inbox, like mine, has likely been flooded with emails regarding COVID-19. Rightfully so. We are in crazy times that most of us thought we would never see or experience in our lifetime. As we navigate these uncharted waters from the isolation of our homes, we want you to know how Ten Thousand Homes is […]

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Impact of Building A Home: From The Eyes of a Volunteer

The past couple of weeks we’ve posted stories of the impact of building a home. From the recipient to the builder to the donor to the entire community, everyone is impacted in some way. Jane’s house build brought together people from all over…from builders like Steve Bishop to children who pushed wheelbarrows to donors living […]

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