William Okia* – Uganda

Area Director

William Okia is an area director in Jinja, Uganda. He met the Lord in 2004 when he first went to Young Life Camp. After camp, Simon and a few other leaders continued visiting and encouraging William to hold on to the Lord. His current Young Life ministry is in Jinja, with leaders who are courageous and loving. He’s been encouraged by how teenagers love Young life programs and now ministry is growing very well.  He started with one club and now has twelve clubs running. Many people in the community are asking how to reach the youth and win them to Christ, even from Muslim traditions.

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