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Clinic Update

The Kasozi Children’s Community Clinic, open since February 22, 2019, is still in the process of being recognized as a pediatric medical facility forthe surrounding district. Many locals have a mistaken impression that the clinic was built to serve Kasozi children only. To rectify this misconception, clinical staff and nurses have been going out into […]

Why Kids Need Superheroes…

What do you do when there’s leftover plastic wrapping from a renovation project? Why you create Superhero capes of course! In our universal cyber world, exposure to cartoon characters like Spiderman, Ironman, and Captain America, crosses cultures. The children of Kasozi Village are no exception. The innovative boys in this photo run with joyful abandonment across […]

Why Giving Requires Context

By Susan Hill and Beckie Bagby Author Jason Riley in his book Please Stop Helping Us, points to the downside of what he calls “serial altruism.” His overarching theme is this: The aim behind giving and helping others in need may be noble. But in practice, it often reduces the self-development necessary for people to […]

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 […]