This and That

Sponsorship Update… Almost all our eligible kids now have sponsors. We couldn’t be more pleased! In the meantime, Bryan Mohr calculated the total expense picture—over and above tuition—and determined that helping kids on the secondary level costs more like $91 per student each month, though our sponsorship fee remains at $40.There are school supplies, transport […]

Notes from Emily Mohr

Notes from Emily… The reason I value education so much in the “war on poverty” is that knowledge increases potential and opportunities. Uganda looks to be the most promising nation (out of South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Tanzania) in terms of economic development. One of the things Uganda has done well since the Millennium Development Goals […]

It’s Happening

The Kasozi Community Children’s Clinic is nearing completion! The construction crew is finishing various outbuildings (kitchen, pit latrines, guardhouse) and leveling the site. Painting is going on now. Cassia Wagner our Project Manager and Beckie Bagby our Clinic Director have been sorting through applications, meeting local leaders, interviewing candidates, and getting a handle on supplies […]

New Kids Needing Sponsors

Meet Luba Armstrong. Luba came to UOF with his disabled father who was a teacher at our primary school. He particularly loved his grandfather who is now deceased. He said, “My grandfather was my best parent.” His favorite subjects in primary school are math and science. He would like to be a doctor and possibly […]

Rising Star

Sanyu Babirye came into our care nearly ten years ago. Both her parents were alive when she was young. But then her father died, and her mother became sick and eventually disabled. Sanyu was left with her grandmother. “My life was not so easy then,” she said. School was out of the question. She started […]

Fine Lines

A recent book called, Please Stop Helping Us, by Jason L. Riley, has a disarming title. “Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience,” writes Thomas Sowell in the National Review. The man said, “Please do not do any more good in my country. […]