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Longmont family helps Ugandan children, One School at a Time

By John Bear Staff Writer, Daily Camera, Boulder CO POSTED:   12/25/2016 Margaret and Lydia, twin sisters living in Uganda, have been able to do something that most girls in the east African country never get to do: graduate from high school.…

“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…

Water and Schools

                                            Solar heated water, Kyamulinga School, Uganda One huge issue for many schools in rural Uganda is the lack of on-site water.  The implications  of this might not even occur to many of us in the U.S.;  imagine an entire primary school…