Elections during Covid 19 – by Ashaba Arnold

As Ugandans, we are looking forward to having a general election next year regardless of the Covid 19. The Uganda Electoral Commission recently came up with a roadmap on how…

Today in Uganda – by Ashaba Arnold

My name is Ashaba Arnold. I am one of the students sponsored by OHU. There is no way I can express my gratitude for the great impact that the OHU family…

Relief aid reaching the neediest

We’ve received word recently from our friend and program supporter, Fr. Francis Nsubuga. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, he has delivered relief aid to the elderly and…

Postponed not cancelled

In an alternate universe, our 2020 Uganda Trip Team would be arriving in Entebbe today. It’s hard to imagine how different that city and the Lwamata village would look from…

Reimagining School

In the U.S., each day news stories ponder how we’ll get back to school in the fall. The struggles are similar in Uganda where the president is poised to reopen…

2018 Trip team provides aid

During our 2018 trip, drivers Elisha and Kenny performed the important duty of safely transporting our team throughout central Uganda.  Over our days together, they became fast friends and trusted…

Surviving the lockdown

Lockdown extended Ugandan President Museveni has extended the May 5th countrywide lockdown another two weeks. Airports, schools, churches, businesses and public transportation remains closed.  Police and military strictly enforce the…

Gratitude from a Graduate

Recent senior secondary school graduate, Ashaba Arnold, wrote us this week to express his gratitude for the educational support that has him holding tight to his dream to attend a…

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…

Updates from Uganda

Thank goodness for WhatsApp and our interconnected world.  Over the last two weeks we’ve received almost daily updates from our friends and students in Uganda.  We’ve included a few here:…

Helping students during the pandemic

Dear OHU Sponsors and Supporters: We’ve been in frequent contact with our program coordinator, Fr. Matthias, and various students in recent days via WhatsApp and through phone calls. The situation in…

Sweet Inspiration

Fiona Scanlan has always loved to bake cookies, cupcakes and all kinds of sweet treats. She learned her culinary tricks from her mom, Tricia. Three years ago, she held a…

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…

Bake Sale Bonanza

For the second year in a row, St. Andrew School 7th and 8th graders have poured their hearts into baking treats that have inspired support raising $1200 to help students…