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…

Desserts can deliver dreams

St. Andrew 7th and 8th graders are supporting Uganda students with educational scholarships through their annual OHU Bake Sale this Sunday, February 23.  Last year they successfully raised $1000 to…

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…

Connecting Classrooms

We’re thrilled to have several educators participating in the June 2020 Uganda Trip.  Three of the teachers currently teach in Chicago at St. Andrew School and Thornton High School –…

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…

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…

One Heart making a difference

“The connection Fr. Matthias has with our parish and school is unique and it resonates with me,” said Andrea Keefe.  “Ever since my early days teaching at St. Andrew, Fr.…

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…

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. …

Giving Tuesday Scholar Success

Thanks to the generosity of 40+ donors, we’re more than half-way to our $6,000 goal to shore up the Hand Up Fund for our graduating students as they strive for…

Jaki’s New Job

Less than a year ago, we were celebrating Jaki’s graduation from Makerere University with a Veterinary Science degree.  Today she works as the veterinary officer for the Kassanda District near…

Give Education this Giving Tuesday

Please consider supporting our Hand Up Fund this Giving Tuesday. Our fund helps provide college and trade school scholarships to bright, deserving young adults. Next month, six of our students…

1000+ donations for OHU students

Mackeben Elementary School sure knows how to be generous! In less than two weeks, the students and their families have collected more than one thousand toothbrushes, children’s underwear and pairs…