UGANDA – Abused and Abandoned: Woman and Four Children Chased Away for Faith in Christ

International Christian Concern | Oct. 10, 2018

Two years ago, Dorika Kabuo and her four children were chased from their home by the one they called “protector and provider,” Dorika’s husband. This happened after Dorika and her children committed their lives to Christ and left Islam together.

While speaking with International Christian Concern (ICC), Dorika confided, “My husband of over 20 years turned violent against us when we converted to Christianity and joined the nearby evangelical church in Bwera, Western Uganda. The man we looked upon for love and care turned into a beast, beating me and my children daily because of our new faith in Christ Jesus.”

Sarah, one of Dorika’s children, remembers that time with pain and loss. She shared, “During that period, our father stopped paying for our school fees and taking care of us. He also used to beat us even without reason. He refused us to go to church, but we could sneak and go when he was away. If he learned that we were in church, he would pick his rubber whip and flog all of us.”


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