Fernwood Elementary Schools’ benefit concert in 2014 helped fund the building of a Resource Center at Mukono Town Muslim Primary School in Mukono, Uganda. Ahead of the concert, the Head Teacher talked to members of the Distribution Team about the impact that their partnership with Sister Schools has had on their community. Mukono Town Mulism […]
Sister Schools’ mission is to teach compassion, service, and social responsibility to children and young adults. The dual-impact nature of our program is what makes it so unique: by providing local students with the opportunity to make an impact half-a-world-away, they learn how to make a difference right here at home. We’ve learned that generosity […]
Sister Schools knew that we needed consistent support in our Literacy Centers – more than American teachers could offer in a few weeks every summer. Our partners needed support from someone who knew what it was like to teach in a Ugandan classroom. We needed Ruth Nakkidugge. A literacy teacher and librarian at Mukono Boarding […]
Katherine, Jean, and Kate had so much fun during their first trip to Uganda in 2016, the trio returned again in 2017! In the Resource Centers, they saw tremendous improvement: Each class had scheduled time in the library, Book checkouts and returns were logged in the ledger, and Staff members besides the Head Teacher had […]
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 […]
One of our favorite parts of visiting schools in Uganda is showing pictures of their peers across the globe. Kyetume Primary exemplifies this excitement – students were clamoring to learn more about their Sister School, Woodmoor Elementary!
Mayangayanga Primary learned how to play Frisbee today thanks to the students at Salmon Bay School. Each Frisbee was personalized with playing tips and kind words for their friends here in Uganda.
Just ask the students at St. Kizito Primary, partnered this year with Epiphany School
Asia Kamukama, our Uganda Director, visits each school that you support four times a year. She meets with school management and administration to see how they’re using the supplies you donate, conduct reviews, manage transitions to different levels of Sister Schools’ support, and answer questions, as well as arrange for annual supply distributions. Asia’s favorite […]