The Afayo Project was started in late 2012 by Mark and Stacy Luckey. They started their journey as missionaries in 1996 with AIM, (African Inland Mission) and have been following God’s lead to many areas of Africa since. In 2012 God called them to Uganda to work with Every Child Ministries with The Way Home, an orphan project focusing on the needs of widowed grandmothers taking care of their orphaned grandchildren.
While in full support of The Way Home, they soon realized their hearts desire was more in the area of education and helping guide village communities in sustainability. They branched out and began a new ministry in the village of Naigobya.
God changed the Luckey’s direction back to the states in 2014 to begin the process of leading an even bigger project, directing Every Child Ministries. Mark began as the new Director of ECM in January of 2015.
Little did we know, God was orchestrating all this when we first felt God’s call to missions. In 2009 Bruce felt called to return to school and get a degree in Ministry Leadership. Shortly before graduating in 2013 we took a vision trip to Uganda to visit the Luckeys and their project. We knew immediately that we were being called to work with them and the Afayo Project. We arrived to begin working with them July 2014, neither of us knowing they would be leaving to lead ECM. We now know God was preparing us to take over for them. We are excited to be the hands and feet of Jesus in their place and lead the Afayo Project where God directs us.