Marth is sponsored!

Congratulations to Marth and a big thank you to the Hankee sisters for their sponsorship. 5-year-old Marth is excited to start her primary school education in Kampala and enjoys mathematics.  She also likes to help her mom cook and her favorite dish is rice. We’re so grateful to Jen and Jill for their support in ensuring…

The Gift of Giving: by Ivette Cebrero

It was early Sunday morning and our OHU team was on the way to the second mass of the day, out in one of the outskirts. We arrived at this small church in the middle of the mountain, and truly did not know what to expect. But WOWWW what an amazing experience it was to…

Jackie is sponsored!

Congratulations to Jackie and thank you to the Mannion family for sponsoring her dream to become a tailor. We met Jackie during our visit to Uganda this past July as she was cooking and taking care of us in Lwamata.  Her dream is to attend a vocational school in Kampala to study fashion design and…

Teddy is sponsored!

Congratulations to Teddy and thank you to Maureen Miller and her daughters, Anna and Liza, for helping to make Teddy’s educational dreams a reality.  With the Millers’ help, Teddy will be starting at a high quality, secondary school in the new year and pursuing her favorite subject, English.

Elevating Giving Tuesday with Passion

OHU had the opportunity to participate in Ellevate’s annual Nonprofit Panel and Expo on Giving Tuesday where participants shared their passion for giving, volunteering and making a difference.  Thanks to Ivette Cebrero, Lisa Koehl and Mary Patronik for helping share our OHU story at our expo table.  We were equally excited to see other OHU…

Joseph is sponsored!

Congratulations to Joseph and thanks to the Boustany family for sponsoring our 12-year-old scholar. Joseph attends the Kampala School for the Deaf and learns in a classroom where sign language is used to teach all of his subjects.  His favorite subject is English.  Thanks to the Boustany family, Joseph will continue to thrive with the support…

One Well, Many Hearts: by Stephanie Lippian

About two years ago, Kim Arndt, the Executive Director of One Heart Uganda, and I sat down to talk about a trip she was planning to Uganda and she shared stories from past trips.  Kim talked about the energy, passion and excitement the students have for learning and education, Father Matthias’s amazing commitment to his…

John Terry is sponsored!

Congratulations to John Terry and thank you to Marie Wodelski and Delilah Zak for sponsoring our bright young man.  John Terry is 12 years old and his favorite subject is science.  When we met him this summer, he told us he wants to master English and from his progress we’d say he’s off to a…

Marina Angel is sponsored!

Congratulations to Marina Angel and thank you to the Boustany family for sponsoring our young scholar, who is just starting out on her educational journey.  Marina loves drawing and playing netball.  Someday, she dreams of being a doctor.  We hope to help make her dreams come true.

Uganda fun run

The One Heart Uganda 5K team battled the wind and rain to make a successful showing at this year’s Running of the Bulldogs 5K.  The annual race provides half of its proceeds to the St. Charles Lwanga parish where many of our scholarship students live and attend schools.  Fr. Matthias Kakooza, our Uganda program liaison,…