Outstanding out-of-uniform

Thanks to St. Andrew School’s Super School week celebration, students and their families have supported our Hand Up fund in exchange for out-of-uniform passes – raising almost $1500 so far!…

St. Andrew School “red-out”

This Monday St. Andrew School students will wear red in honor of One Heart Uganda and celebrate the support of their special student, Denis, and many other students in our…

Celebrating our graduates

We’re especially proud to celebrate our recent graduates during a year when there has been little to celebrate. Our students’ hard work and our donors’ steadfast support has resulted in university…

Candidate classes resume

In a national address, President Museveni announced the reopening of schools for finalists – candidate classes of P7, S4 and S6, as well as trade school and university finalists. This…

Fall Update

This year has been a challenging one and we’re not alone in wishing we could have skipped it entirely.  For our students in Uganda, this is truer than we could…

Learning prevails during COVID

As a group, teachers have been especially hard hit during the pandemic in Uganda.  With schools locked down in early 2020 and limited internet infrastructure for remote learning, teachers have…

Covid’s impact on Tourism – by Ashaba Arnold

This time around I had a long conversation with Brian Jonathan Odongo, who is the managing director at Braca Tours and Travels Limited, a local ground handling tourism business whose…

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…