Driving around Seattle it is hard to miss the construction happening throughout downtown. There are safety fences surrounding these sites and in big lettering reads one word: SKANSKA. However, Skanska is more than a worldwide corporation. For Sister Schools, Skanska is a partner, a supporter, and a builder of hope for children in Uganda. For […]
We hear the stories about life in Uganda. We think we understand. However, as we wake-up in the morning and check Waze for updates on traffic, grumble about the new HOT lanes on I-405, and sigh as (once again) we need to deal with yet a new “calming circle” that has been added next to […]
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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!
“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 […]
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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
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