Feature Friday Literacy Program

Taking Literacy to New Heights

Ruth Nakkidugge has taken Sister Schools’ Literacy Training Program to new heights through her regular workshops and visits to our Resource Centers.  In addition to workshops every term, she’s also worked closely with Liz Silva, SS board member and local educator, to host regular Skype Sessions between American and Ugandan teachers. Liz herself has traveled […]

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Feature Friday Literacy Program Ugandan Schools

The Literacy Training Program

Together, Katherine Berry, Jean Bolivar, and Kate Sipe have over 70 years of teaching experience.  So when Sister Schools realized that our Resource Centers weren’t operating as expected, we knew there was no better team to call.  The trio first visited Uganda in 2016 to evaluate the Centers and determine the best way to support […]

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From the Archives: A New Bath House at Mukono Boarding School

After hosting a dozen Ugandan students during our Ssuubi Tour in 2008, several local schools wanted to directly support their new friends with a fundraising project, in addition to their usual supply drives. Through the fall and winter, our Ugandan staff oversaw the remodel of the Girls’ Bath House at Mukono Boarding School, which Terry […]

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Board Corner: Interview with Julie MacDonald

Julie MacDonald has spent the last twenty years living abroad and traveling the world, most recently as the United Nation’s Deputy Director in Uganda for the World Food Programme!  After returning home to Seattle and moving full-time into life and leadership coaching, she encountered Sister Schools’ dual-impact program and knew she wanted to get involved. […]

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