Marvin is sponsored!

Congratulations to Marvin – the oldest of the Mutyaba brothers. Thanks to the Bloodworth family, Lamar, Meg, Joshua and Noa, Marvin will advance his studies at the Kiboga Progressive Secondary School in the Senior One class. Marvin is quick-witted and enjoys lively classroom discussions, as well as reading on his own. When he isn't working...

Jovan is sponsored!

Congratulations to Jovan and thanks to his sponsors Nick and Jeannie Hopf for giving Jovan the opportunity to continue his studies and excel in a challenging learning environment. A strong reader and good at math - Jovan was recently first in his Primary Six class.

Martin is sponsored!

Congratulations to Martin – the youngest of the Mutyaba brothers. Thank you to Mary Kaufman and Darrell Windle for sponsoring 9-year old Martin, who is in the Primary Two class at St. Venansio. Martin, who is cared for by his aunt, is a hard worker and enjoys running and playing soccer with his classmates. Thanks...

Christmas in September

Crayons, books, shoes, Cubs hats, jerseys, necklaces, dominoes, bows, tic-tac-toe, toothbrushes, sketchpads … and most important letters and photos and drawings – sending wishes from one side of the globe to the other. My living room and the rectory office are piled high with the most beautiful care packages destined for Uganda. A big “thank-you”…

Uganda Graduations: Part Two

Last week we shared with you our latest graduate success stories of Phiona and Christine, two exceptional young women starting a new chapter with diplomas in hand and an optimistic outlook – thanks to their generous supporters. This is our goal for each of our students – whether they’re studying in primary school, secondary school…

Graduation: Uganda Style

It’s that time of year for commencement speeches, caps and gowns and looking back on successes and ahead to new challenges – in other words – Graduation Season. And like many things, we share a number of similarities from Chicago to Uganda. We’d like to take a moment to celebrate two recent Ugandan graduates: Nnabakooza Phiona…