Katende Isa lives in Buteera village under the comforting shade of a gnarled old tree. Katende Isa is an 80-year-old man who has spent his life navigating twists and turns alone. Despite his age, Isa never embarked on the journey of marriage, choosing a solitary path that led him to his modest home. On a peaceful afternoon, Isa found solace on a woven mat, a loyal companion of his ancient radio.
JFM arrived at Isa’s compound, bearing both a package and the promise of salvation. However, as JFM discovered the absence of descendants in Isa’s life, disappointment clouded our faces. In a world bustling with generations, Isa stood as a solitary figure, his lineage ending with him. Yet, Isa revealed his quest for companionship, confessing that he sought a woman to provide the care he lacked.
Isa’s survival hinged on the generosity of well-wishers like JFM. Despite the laughter that echoed when he expressed his desire to find a wife in his 80s, Isa remained resolute. He assured JFM that a momentous decision awaited him to accept Jesus into his life.
In our conversation exchange, Isa received not only sustenance for the body but also nourishment for the soul. The package contained food, a gospel tract, and a message of hope. Gratitude flowed from Isa’s heart as he expressed endless thanks for the unexpected visit.
This heartwarming encounter left his heart warm because such people, the world forgets them, but Jesus doesn’t forget. To the donors who made a difference in the life of Katende Isa, your generosity has touched a seemingly hopeless heart, bringing warmth and light to the latter years of a man’s solitary journey.