A Sampling of Schools

During our visit, Will and I had an opportunity to visit a number of schools. Many of the schools we visited included students in our scholarship program. The sophistication of…

Suzan is sponsored!

Thank you, Ali and Bob Donnelly, for sponsoring Suzan!  This bright 8-year-old is cared for by her mother, who has a mental handicap that impairs her speech and makes providing for…

Mark is sponsored!

Congratulations, Mark!  Thanks to a generous St. Andrew family, 3-year old Mark will embark on his learning career in a high-quality classroom with attentive teachers.  Mark has an older brother, Andrew,…

Viola is sponsored!

Congratulations, Viola! And, thank you to the Altman family for sponsoring 12-year old, Viola. She is the oldest sibling of four children, who are being supported by their grandfather. Viola’s parents…

Winnie is sponsored!

Congratulations Winnie! And, thank you, Anne and Mike Flynn for sponsoring 10-year old, Winnifred. She’s a promising student, who lost her mother to illness and lives with her dad and brother,…

Hospitality Lwamata style

Nothing can prepare you for receiving generosity from people, who have so much less than you. The overwhelming feeling is tenfold when you realize you’re the benefactor of such precious…

Betty is sponsored!

Congratulations, Betty!  And thank you, Tracey and Brian Coyne, for supporting 11-year old, Betty. Ready to enter the fifth grade, Betty is a charming young girl, who helps her herdsman…

Celebrating continued success

No matter how much work is left to do – we can’t forget to celebrate the success we’ve achieved so far. That’s exactly what we did at a recent event,…

Eurica is sponsored!

Congratulations, Eurica! With the support of Tracey and Brian Coyne, Eurica will be able to complete her vocational education at the Kampala International College in Kiboga. Eurica is working to…

Wrigley sweetens trip

Candy has universal appeal and Lwamata is no different. Thanks to Wrigley’s donation, we were able to bring several pounds of Starburst and Skittles with us on our recent visit…

Vincent Paul is sponsored!

Congratulations, Vincent Paul!  Thank you, Moira Scholz, for sponsoring 4-year old Vincent Paul.  He will enter the primary one class at St. Peter’s School next year. He has three other…

African agendas always in motion

Each day we began in Lwamata had a plan.  We had a schedule of events to be somewhere, meet someone, do something, all in a carefully planned effort to see…

Prossy is Sponsored!

Congratulations, Proscovia! And, thank you Lisa and Patrick Koehl for sponsoring 11-year old Proscovia “Prossy.” Currently studying in the primary level 5 class at St. Venezio, Prossy’s favorite subject is…

Delivering love

I can’t remember a better task than delivering the thoughtful care packages Chicago individuals and families prepared for their scholarship students. The creativity and imagination put into the packages was outstanding.…

The simple joy of soccer

Play is an important part of the lives of young children.  As my mom and I began planning our trip to meet the students, who are a part of the…