Congratulations Patrick!

Congratulations Patrick and thank you to the Lawler family: Margaret, Michael, Devin and Owen, for sponsoring our bright 14- year old who is finishing his Primary 7 school year.  Although the pandemic has students currently out of school in Central Uganda, Patrick is looking forward to getting back to his studies and his friends at…

Congratulations Catherine Agnes!

Congratulations Catherine Agnes and thank you to the Lawler family: Margaret, Michael, Devin and Owen, for sponsoring our promising student.  Catherine Agnes recently finished Senior 4 at St. Andrew School and will continue her studies thanks to the support of the Lawlers. She enjoys English literature and working with computers.  Her future dreams include becoming…

Congratulations Paul!

Congratulations to Paul and a big thank you to his new sponsors, the Mannion family.  Paul is finishing his last year in primary school, P7. When he’s not studying, Paul loves playing music.  The drums are his favorite.  Thanks to the Mannion family he can continue to attend a quality school and pursue his music…

Celebrating St. Andrew’s 125 Years

One Heart Uganda has its roots in the St. Andrew community, parish and school. It’s where we first met Fr. Matthias, our scholarship program coordinator and inspiration.  Its members are many of our greatest champions and supporters. This year, St. Andrew parish celebrates its 125th year serving families and individuals in our Chicago neighborhood.  We’re…

New School Year – New Dreams

Our program coordinators have been busy in January distributing scholarship funds to ensure our students are off to a good start for 2020.   Primary school students from St. Venansio and secondary students from St. Andrew are seen here – eager to start a new school year – thanks to our sponsors and donors.  

Claire is sponsored!

Congratulations to Claire and a big thank you to the Egger family – Paul, Jaclyn, Sydney and Owen.  Claire is 4 years old and has three siblings. She’s bright and charismatic, and looks forward to starting school next year thanks to the support of the Egger family.

Precious is sponsored!

Congratulations to Precious and thank you to the Fialkowski family for getting our young scholar off to a great educational start. She’s 5 years old and lives with her mom.  She’s excited to be starting the Ugandan equivalent of Kindergarten. We’re so grateful to Mark and Julie Fialkowski, who recently helped their first scholarship student…

Alex is sponsored!

Congratulations to Alex and thank you to Anne Casey and Dan McGraw for sponsoring this very bright, 10-year old boy. The sponsorship is so helpful as Alex is an only child, who lives with his father, who has been crippled by polio. Thanks to this generous support, Alex will be able to attend a high-quality…

Julius has a new sponsor!

Thank you to Doug, Kelly, Dalton and Anniston Lowery for sponsoring 14-year-old Julius.  He’s studying hard at the St. Jude Matama primary school and his favorite subject is science. One day he hopes to be an engineer, who designs motorcycles and automobiles.  We’re grateful to the Lowery family for helping to make his education dreams…

Moreen is sponsored!

Thanks to the hard work of the 7th grade bakers and their parents, the money raised at the OHU bake sale will help Moreen start trade school training in a secretarial business program this August in Kampala. We met Moreen in Lwamata while working at the St. Charles Lwanga campus. She told us she loves working…