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Dormitory for kids walking miles to get to Hope Academy

As the school grows, the number of kids walking miles and miles to come to school increases and thus the urgent need for student housing. In January, the Kasters in Minnesota put togethera benefit concert at a local restaurant. Theproceeds from this fundraiser have gone toward building a student dormitory at Hope Academy. It is […]

URF Staff training: Beginnings of the Leadership Institute

On Sat and Sunday, Feb 26-27, 2011 the URF staff in Kyetume received a two-day training on leadership, project management, and challenges of rural community projects.The workshop involved a number of exercises to help thestaff pick up key skills which we hope will help them becomemore effective at what they do. We are in a […]

Sewing machines: paving way for vocational skills for youth and women

This February we have secured two new sewingmachines and two new knitting machines. There is currently four sewing machines for general sewing purposes. From now on, all studentuniforms and sweaters will be made on campus. This project saves us money. We also hope to secure contracts from other local schools to make their uniforms and […]

Bridget Nabulya: Help me complete college

Am Nabulya bridget 20yrs old . I am the only child to my mother but I am not the only dependant. I never had chance to share great moments with my dad as he passed away when I was still a baby; he passed away in the same year I was born. So I have been raised by […]