Celebrating our Pillar

This month we celebrated a pillar of the One Heart Uganda program – our friend and leader, Fr. Matthias Kakooza, with a dedicated colorful pillar installed on Addison Street in front of St. Andrew School. Since 2003, Fr. Matthias has visited our community, connected our worlds and initiated life-changing programs that provide access to clean…

Josephine is sponsored!

Congratulations Josephine and thank you to the Rovner family for sponsoring our 7-year old student.  Josephine is in Primary One and enjoys singing.  As you can see by the notebook she holds, with help she will master English and maybe one day become a writer.

Bridging organizations: OHU students attend SJA Uganda

In 2008, the St. Joan of Arc Uganda primary school was realized through the efforts of Fr. Simon Peter Kyambadde and supporters in Evanston’s St. Joan of Arc parish.  The initial enrollment of 267 students has grown to more than 600. It now includes two One Heart Uganda scholars, 6-year old Charles and 9-year old…

Olivia is sponsored!

Congratulations to 10-year old Olivia and thank you to the Schliessmann family for supporting Olivia’s school fees.  Olivia is in Primary Four and she lives with her three sisters and mother in the Gganda District.  Olivia’s favorite subject is English. We have several new scholarship candidates who need your help.  If you’re interested in helping…