Lawrence has graduated!

We’re so proud of Lawrence, who recently graduated from Uganda Martyrs University with a degree in accounting.  He has been interning at Grant Thornton in Kampala for the past several months and is now working to complete his CPA certification. Fr. Matthias introduced us to Lawrence in Mubende when he was 13- years-old and attending…

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Bethany Land Institute visit

The Bethany Land Institute, BLI, is celebrating its grand opening this July after several years of planning and development. Its President, Fr. Emmanuel Katongale, has been a tremendous friend and mentor to OHU and we’re so excited to share an update on all that has been accomplished. BLI provides an integrated education program in sustainable…

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Books open young minds

This past week, St. Andrew School students celebrated Catholic Schools Week by reading and  learning about Uganda, students in Africa and their unique challenges. The value of education and the struggle to afford school in different parts of the world was a theme shared throughout the books and activities each grade explored. The youngest students…

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OHU Day at St. Andrew

We kicked off St. Andrew School’s Catholic School Week with One Heart Uganda day on Friday – when students and teachers came dressed in red to celebrate.  Teachers got to learn more about our program during a breakfast event and students will be visiting special table exhibits on every floor of the school to learn…

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Learning comes full circle

We’re so proud of our recent graduate, Josephine, who has finished her teaching internship and now has a classroom of her own at Archbishop Stensera Secondary School in the Mpigi district.  She teaches history and Christian religious education to students in Senior 3, 4, 5 and 6 levels. Josephine recently graduated from Kaliro’s Teaching College….

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Powering the future

Arnold is pursuing an electrical engineering diploma at Kyambogo University and is very happy with his choice. The university is near Kampala and the coursework is providing plenty of hands-on experience.  One example – Arnold and his classmates are practicing domestic electrical installation. Between his first and second year, he’ll have an opportunity for an…

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Welcome Baby Brian

We’ve been following Dr. Jaki’s progress and success for many years. The original inspiration for One Heart Uganda’s scholarship program – Jaki has led the way and made us proud from primary school to secondary school on through Makerere University’s Veterinary School of Medicine to overseeing the animal husbandry needs in the Kasandra District as…

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Building on dreams

Waswa Peter has graduated from the Bukomero Technical Institute with a Building Construction degree.  Prior to graduation, this summer he worked at an internship where he was able to help design and construct buildings. Over the years, the Brown family has developed a special bond with Peter as he worked hard on his education to…

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The gift of encouragement

We’re so grateful to Margaret and Ryan Spalding for their gift of encouragement to Jackie.  They have generously funded the remaining tuition to see her through to her graduation from trade school in 2022. Jackie has a dream of becoming a fashion designer and is learning about design, fabrics, construction and tailoring at a vocational…

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Laptops launch learning

Jovan and Michael are delighted. They recently received new laptops to ensure they’re equipped to excel in their college and university classes. Computers have always been an important part of post-secondary learning, and this past year they proved essential in supporting distance learning. We’re so grateful for the donations that have made these laptop purchases…

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