Alice

Alice Nanfuka

Birth Year: 2003

Home Village: Bukalabi

Why did you join BLI? “I wanted to care for nature for God’s sake.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Poultry, vegetables, and Lazarus Forest

Special Roles at BLI: Assistant Liturgy Master of Liturgical Committee

Derick

Derick Kavuma

Birth Year: 1997

Home Village: Wobulenzi Central

Why did you join BLI? “I joined BLI so I could become a good leader in lifestyle and spirit and transform my village with integral ecology and environmental care.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Lazarus Forest

Special Roles at BLI: Assistant Secretary of Liturgical Committee, Caretaker Leader – Head of Tree Nursery and Herbal Garden

Jimmy

Jimmy Kato

Birth Year: 1996

Home Village: Kiwumpa

Why did you join BLI? "I joined BLI because it has a good mission and has good goals to help the community, teach youth to care for creation, and help people come out of poverty."

Favorite Part of BLI: Vegetables, Horticulture, and Non-Ruminant Animals

Special Roles at BLI: Caretaker Leader – Head of Vegetable Section

Charles

Charles Kiwafu

Birth Year: 1994

Home Village: Kiwumpa

Why did you join BLI? “I like BLI because it promotes human dignity, cares for creation, and fights poverty.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Banana plantation

Special Roles at BLI: Caretaker Leader – Head of Crop Section

George

George Kazibwe

Birth Year: 1997

Home Village: Kagezi

Why did you join BLI? “I wanted to gain knowledge about organic farming and gain experience working in agriculture.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Animal Department

Special Roles at BLI: Liturgy Master in Liturgical Committee, Caretaker Leader – Poultry Section, Vice President of Environmental Management Committee

Frank

Frank Matovu

Birth Year: 1998

Home Village: Byerima

Why did you join BLI? "I was inspired by BLI's mission and vision. It will help me to transform rural communities with integral ecology."

Favorite Part of BLI: Soil Management

Special Roles at BLI: Caretaker Leader – Soil Management, President of Environmental Management Committee

Mike

Mike Ssegalunyo

Birth Year: 2000

Home Village: Semuto

Why did you join BLI? "I like that BLI has the mission of transforming villages and improving the lives of the poor. I also grew up in an agricultural environment and enjoy it a lot."

Favorite Part of BLI: Goats, Poultry, Lazarus Forest, and Vegetables

Special Roles at BLI: Caretaker Leader – Goats Section

Yunus

Yunus Kyazze

Birth Year: 2003

Home Village: Bukolwa

Why did you join BLI? “I liked that BLI cared for creation and transforms rural communities.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Lazarus Forest and the Cattle Section

Esther

Esther Nantume

Birth Year: 2006

Home Village: Bukolwa

Why did you join BLI? “I like that BLI cares for Mother Earth and tries to transform rural areas.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Lazarus Forest, Animals, Soil Management, Crops

Special Roles at BLI: Mobilizer on Environmental Management Committee

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Julian Kyomugasho

Birth Year: 1999

Special Roles at BLI: Sacristan of Liturgical Committee

Flavia

Flavia Nabaggala

Birth Year: 1993

Home Village: Saakabusolo

Why did you join BLI? “I want to invest in the agriculture business and grow organic food for my family.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Poultry, vegetable, animal, and crop sections

Special Roles at BLI: Treasurer of Liturgical Committee

Paul

Paul Muzalugamba

Birth Year: 1999

Home Village: Malube

Why did you join BLI? “I want to be a part of the change I want to see, mainly with the restoration of Mother Earth.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Mary’s Farm

Special Roles at BLI: Head of Laity in Liturgical Committee

Jonas

Jonas Ahairwe

Birth Year: 2003

Home Village: Nsunga

Why did you join BLI? “I want to transform the rural communities in our country.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Poultry, vegetable, soil management, and Lazarus Forest

Special Roles at BLI: Treasurer of Environmental Management Committee

Jonathan

Jonathan Makubuya

Birth Year: 1995

Home Village: Bukolwa Awafu

Why did you join BLI? “I want to improve my capacity for leadership and improve my knowledge on integral ecology.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Domestic Animals

Special Roles at BLI: Caretaker Leader - Head of Animal Department

Vicent

Vicent Katumba

Birth Year: 2002

Home Village: Bukolwa Central

Why did you join BLI? “I want the knowledge and experience to change my community.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Crop Section and Lazarus Forest

Williams

Williams Ssebaggala

Birth Year: 2002

Home Village: Bukolwa

Why did you join BLI? “I joined BLI to acquire the knowledge to transform my society and improve my standards of living.”

Favorite Part of BLI: Animal Section and Lazarus Forest