5th Year of Veterinary School

It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years since Jackie entered our lives. In the beginning, she was like many of our young primary school students in the OHU program – struggling to make the best of her opportunity and showing such promise.  She worked hard and ultimately ended up receiving a full government scholarship…

Archilles is sponsored!

Congratulations to Archilles and thank you to Jay, Becky and Katy D’Aprile. Our 13-year old student loves to read and play soccer.  This scholarship help will ensure Archilles, who is in Primary 5, will continue to excel and thrive.

Paul is sponsored!

Congratulations to Paul and thank you to the McCue Family – Robin, Paul, Emmet and Declan – for providing Paul with the opportunity to consistently attend a high, quality school. 12-year old Paul is in Primary 5 and enjoys reading novels and playing soccer with his friends.

2 months and 7 students to go

In two month’s time, a group of 10 supporters (3 sponsors, 3 teachers and 4 young adults) will travel to Central Uganda to visit the 100+ One Heart Uganda scholarship students to conduct progress reports, take photos and capture video, to bring back to their sponsors in the U.S. Currently, there are only 7 student…

Ronald is sponsored!

Congratulations Ronald and a big thank you to Matt and Alissa Leffler and their two children, Luke and Kirby. With their support 13-year old Ronald can attend consistent, high quality education.  Ronald, who is in Primary Grade 6, enjoys reading books, playing soccer with his friends and singing in the choir.

Well beyond our imagination

The idea to build a sustainable, healthy water source for students at the ever-growing St. Charles Lwanga campus started with one of our sponsors, last spring.  The idea became a reality when another sponsor stepped in to write the check for the solar-powered well. “As we’ve doubled the number of students on our campus with…

No obstacle too tough to help teachers

 St. Andrew School students and parents make conquering obstacles look easy when it comes to helping their teachers. Thanks to the Ultimate Ninjas and a Friday afternoon of FUNdraising – students joined their teachers in climbing, swinging and jumping – ultimately raising more than a thousand dollars to help offset the costs for Kelly Shea and…

Share the Love Update

Thanks to our generous donors and the OHU board of directors’ donation match – Dominic and Jane are diploma-bound. With your help, we raised enough money to secure their tuition for a full year of college. Dominic will continue to work toward his civil engineering degree at Ndejje University. And, Jane will embark on her…

Making soccer balls breaks barriers

Differences abound between the U.S. and Uganda. Clean water vs. dirty, paved roads vs. dirt, full bellies vs. empty, soccer vs. futball. It’s difficult for young minds to comprehend, as well as old. Creating soccer balls from used plastic bags and string – helped students at St. Andrew School in Chicago bridge the gap. Junior…

Zaituni is sponsored!

Congratulations to little Zaituni, who is just beginning her school experiences.  Thanks to the sponsorship of Chris O’Malley and family, she’s starting out at St. Venansio and will experience the care of great teachers and a drive for learning.  Chris has been a tremendous help to One Heart Uganda with organizing communications and outreach.  We’re…