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…

Loving Kids

Barry Davis, retired civil engineer, travelled to Uganda this past May as a One School volunteer because he loves kids. All kids. He travelled half way around the world, endured being trapped for 3 hours in a parked plane in…

A return to the Uganda Partner schools- by Dr. Joe Bishop

(This blog was written by Dr. Joe Bishop, a One School at a Time board member and professor of education at Eastern Michigan University, USA) I visited Uganda for the second time in February/March of 2016, about four years after…

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…


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