This thought changed everything

It all started when a group of Aussies were confronted with a thought: “Will you remember these people?” That was back in 2006 and now DIAS is celebrating 10 years working with partners in Africa. “I vividly remember the moment I was challenged to act,” says DIAS...

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What made him go from accountant to activist?

He heard stories. Horrific stories. Stories of mothers who could no longer hold their babies. Of parents who were waiting for their children to walk through the door, but they never came home. It was these stories that compelled Peter Michael to do something. To bring...

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Get them to Australia for surgery

You can get them to Australia Three children in Kyampisi, Uganda, need urgent surgery – and you can help bring them to Australia for treatment. Robert was hunted down by witch doctors in his small town in Uganda to be a child sacrifice. He now can’t walk...

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DIAS against Child Sacrifice

Last week a team from Droplets in A Stream was able to join in the first ever sensitisation march in Uganda bringing awareness and focussing on the abhorrent acts of child abuse in that country. Over 500 children and adults marched through the streets in solidarity...

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DIAS Update: June 2016

DIAS Team to visit Uganda and Kenya in July In July a team of 6 will visit all 3 of our Partners in Uganda and Kenya. They are Jen Barker, Andrew Stewart, Chris Emert, Jon & Bailey Meyers and Rod Callanan. The focus of the trip will be to finalise plans for the...

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Slow but Solid

How often do you simply want to throw in the towel? Why do things take so long? Will we ever be able to make a difference? Surely I’ve given it my best shot, so why do I feel so hopeless? Do these questions and sentiments seem familiar? Have you muttered them under...

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DIAS Update: May 2016

  Tax Deductibility: We are very happy to announce that the Australian Charities and not for Profit Commission (ACNC) and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) have classified us as a Public Benevolent Institution and this now means that all donations and gifts over $2...

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Lots happening behind the scenes

DIAS has been working tirelessly over the last month to make incredible gains for 2016 ... Tax Deductibility After many years of research and investigations we decided late last year to apply for tax deductibility. After seeking legal opinion it was determined that we...

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Strength to Strength

An update from founder: Rodney Callanan As I write this and contemplate the year ahead for Droplets In A Stream (DIAS), I am both excited at the prospect of what is ahead and humbled at what we have achieved. From unsure beginnings by 3 like-minded friends some nine...

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Kyampisi Update – 11/15

Rodney and Benice Callanan have just returned from 2 weeks in Kampala, Uganda. The trip was planned to coincide with a Neurosurgery Camp run by Dr John Christie of Newcastle’s, John Hunter Hospital. Dr Christie operated on Allan Sembatya in 2013 when he came to...

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Huge Progress on Uganda Projects

Since the return of the team that went to Uganda in June a lot more has happened: Bridge Christian Ministries: The New Seasons Pharmacy which was a bare shell without windows is now painted and tiled and about to furnished. This business venture will become the income...

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Grand Tour of Hope 2015

The Best Grand Tour of Hope Yet! 40 riders are locked in to enjoy a tour that has something for everyone. There are heart-breaking hills, incredibly picturesque forests, awesome views, and thrilling descents ... and did I say kilometres?...

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