Construction Making an Impact: How Andy Stewart, VP of Howell, Applies Industry Knowledge to his Role as Founder of True Impact Ministries
In 2005, a group of nine people travelled to Uganda, East Africa, to build a new school building, pit latrine, and rainwater collection system for the community of Nkonya. What started out as a few people with a common goal to make a difference, has now grown into an international organization that “enables ordinary people to make an extraordinary impact.”
True Impact Ministries is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to help orphans and impoverished children and families. The idea for this organization originated in 1999 when Andy Stewart, vice president at Howell Construction, a prominent Denver commercial general contractor, and.co-founder and president of True Impact Ministries, participated in a mission trip to Uganda with six other men from his church. The team helped build the original primary school building for Maranatha Schools. On this trip, Andy developed a relationship with the directors of Maranatha, Patrick and Eva Walusimbi. He instantly fell in love with the culture in Uganda and recognized the depth of need there.
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