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inspiring hope abroad, philanthropy at home

Back to Schools means Amazon Smile

Back to Schools means Amazon Smile

Sister Schools is signed-up with Amazon Smile!  This means that every time you purchase something through Amazon.com you can help out Sister Schools.  Find out more about this and our other giving opportunities at http://sisterschools.org/waystogive/

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Fernwood Elementary concert rocks! (literally!)

Fernwood Elementary concert rocks! (literally!)

Under the brilliant direction of Katherine Berry, the Fernwood students and the Bad Monkey’s Marimba Band raised over $6,000 to support Sister Schools.   It was a packed evening and the concert was enhanced with the legendary Overton Berry and Jeff Davies on Bass. Thank you to everyone who participated and came out to celebrate! ...

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Sister School Benefit Concert

Sister School Benefit Concert

“I believe the Sister Schools program is one of the finest cultural exchange programs, allowing young students both here and abroad to feel a personal connection with each other…I truly believe that the musical benefit concerts present an opportunity for a communal participation in the program, through these musical benefit concerts… I feel both honored and ...

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GiveBIG Today!

Today is the day to make an impact! Visit our page by clicking here on how your giving will be stretched by community donors.

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Checking out their Friends in the US

Checking out their Friends in the US

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!

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Frisbee is a GREAT game!

Frisbee is a GREAT game!

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.

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NEW Instagram!

Be sure to follow our new Instagram page so you can keep up with all of the beautiful photos taken by our team and volunteers. A great way to stay up to date with the awesome things happening both in Uganda and Seattle! https://www.instagram.com/sisterschools/

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Swing for Success 2016

This festive evening will include a celebration of our Volunteer and Educator of the Year, an opportunity to meet our Board of Directors, and a chance to try our new Sister Schools Signature Cocktail! To top it all off, you will receive a swing dance lesson from one of Seattle’s premier instructors, Mark Kihara! ...

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