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Kisowera & Lutengo Primary Schools

Kisowera & Lutengo Primary Schools

Distribution visits to two hard-working primary schools today. Kisowera was established in 1918. Some buildings in their teachers’ quarters date back to that time, others to the ’40′s, others are much newer. That’s one reason why they were so excited with today’s dedication of the library/resource center Sister Schools helped build. Sister Schools gave the ...

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Sponsorship Students

Sponsorship Students

Sister Schools’ sponsorship students are an incredible success story. We were able to meet with Martha B, Jupiter, Joshua and Michael on this trip, all of whom are thriving. Martha B and Jupiter both tested so highly on their O-level (similar to US grades 8-11) exams that they were accepted into some of the best ...

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“Tomorrow will be better than today”

My third day in Uganda and it’s easy to see why the woman next to me on the plane from Heathrow to Uganda, coming back for her 20th visit, this time to celebrate the medical school graduation of a young man she has been sponsoring before she heads to the north of the country to ...

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Lift-off in 24 hours

Lift-off in 24 hours

We tucked the charming, hand-drawn-and-written “History of Seattle Alphabet Book,” with illustrations and descriptions of the Ballard Locks, Chief Seattle, Space Needle and other iconic Seattle images and events, safely away in one of the seven duffel bags we’re bringing with us tomorrow. Since we couldn’t resist adding a few more items–jump-ropes, bubbles, playing cards, ...

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