Our Donor, Sue Weyland Shares Her “Why” Story

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Over the past year, we have been in a “collective” reminiscent place, highlighting donors who are compelled to share their stories with us about “Why” they began supporting ROTOM years ago. Here’s a recent testimony and story sent to us in September from Sue. Suzanne “Sue” Weyland – US ROTOM Donor Here is my story. […]

Put Your Hands Together to Welcome our New Advancement Director

Matt Cunningham

We want our donors to please welcome Matt Cunningham, our incoming Director of Advancement who comes to us with both ministry and non-profit experience with The Salvation Army. Matt will be replacing Dave Reed who is retiring from ROTOM after spending nearly 6 years as our beloved executive director. During Matt’s time with The Salvation […]

ROTOM Turns 20 Next Month. US EVENT Scheduled!

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As ROTOM turns 20, we’re thinking big! Next month on October 1 ROTOM Uganda begins its “Celebration Month” with a week of activities and celebrations, along with Thanksgiving services each Sunday at various churches where our seniors gather in Uganda worship. In the U.S., we have our LIVE celebration planned for Saturday, October 28 in […]

Johnson & Jane Receive a Blessing

Water Tanks make a big splash for a special couple sponsored in our Friendship Program Johnson and his wife were very happy after receiving the water drum. He narrated to us the story of how he and his wife Jane were suffering before they received their new water tank from their sponsor. He said he […]

Celebrate 20 Years of ROTOM with US 🎉

Greetings! We’re very excited to announce that this year on Saturday, October 28th, we are gearing up to celebrate a glorious 20 years of ROTOM together in the U.S.! Our founder, Kenneth Mugayehwenkyi is presenting the history, our present goals and ideas for the future – alongside our founding donors, during a LIVESTREAM presentation to […]

The Walking Man

A Reflection by ROTOM Executive Director, Kenneth Mugayehwenkyi  Ten years ago ROTOM was celebrating its 10th anniversary and something remarkable happened that would leave a lasting impression on me. I decided to take on a challenge that would bring attention to the struggles faced by older persons and highlight the work ROTOM was doing to […]

Restoration in Ethiopia – One Brick at a Time

Greetings ROTOM Ethiopia families, We are delighted to share joyful news with you about our senior Jemanesh Tufa, a 68-year-old mother residing with two mentally-ill children who have faced numerous challenges in life. They have experienced the hardships of sleeping on bare ground and living in a very tiny, collapsed house. With the support of […]

UG Summer Newsletter: Celebrating 20 Years of Hope

This year marks 20 years of existence for ROTOM and we’d like to share our latest newsletter from the field of Uganda. Together with other grandmothers, ROTOM staff and friends, it was their mission back in 2013 to share the situation of older persons struggling in Uganda by walking nearly a month-long marathon. ROTOM supported senior […]

Growing Old in Uganda by ROTOM Donor Nancy Wellnitz

A Lookback on 20 Years of ROTOM – Reflection from Journey for Change Member, Nancy Wellnitz – June 2012 Recently I had the privilege of traveling on a short term mission trip to Uganda with the mission agency, Reach One Touch One Ministries (ROTOM), that works with seniors age 60+ in rural parts of Uganda.  […]