cultural differences

“A Cow is Better than a Girl”

A father residing in our work area in rural Uganda recently commented to One School at a Time Program Manager, Hussein Tadesse, “A cow is better than a girl.” It’s obvious to him — a cow is more valuable than…

Are Ugandans So Different from Americans?- by Logan Abbott, One School board member and 9th grader, Fairview High School, Boulder, CO

I recently received a letter from my Ugandan pen-pal, Godfrey. My family is sponsoring his Secondary School, which is Ugandan High School (grades 8-12). His life dream is to become a doctor, something he has been working at his entire…