Congratulations Patience

Patience paid off for our newly sponsored student, 6-year old Patience.  Soon, she will begin her primary school education in Kiboga, thanks to the support and care provided by Emily Witt and Will Arndt. On his last visit to Uganda, Will was able to play games with Patience and get to know her while her…

Congratulations Ivan!

Congratulations to Ivan and a big thank you to Sophie Criscione and Jimmy Kowalcyk for sponsoring our bright 10-year old, who is studying in Primary 3. Ivan is a hard worker and wants to help people stay healthy with a career in a medical profession. He’s eager to learn and his positive attitude will help…

The promise of exams

St. Andrew Lwamata student, Prossy, sent us her video thanks for the support One Heart Uganda has provided to candidate students in general and specifically for the aid she has received that enabled her to finish her Senior 6 year and progress to graduation exams. The COVID outbreak interrupted many students’ plans last year and candidate…

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…