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#1 Roots to Rise fans: Alvin & his parents!

November 16, 2020

This is Alvin, a 4th grader at Building Tomorrow Primary School of Buyanja, located in the Lyantonde district of Central…

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#1 Roots to Rise fans: Alvin & his parents!

This is Alvin, a 4th grader at Building Tomorrow Primary School of Buyanja, located in the Lyantonde district of Central…

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Akim and Fred are Roots to Rise readers!

November 11, 2020

Meet Akim and Fred! Before the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools across Uganda, 11-year-old Akim and nine-year-old Fred were enrolled as…

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2020 isn’t stopping Esther, and it isn’t stopping us

November 5, 2020

At the beginning of this year, Esther was a 4th grader at the BT Primary School of Kisaluwoko and struggling…

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A special Earth Day #talesoftomorrow

April 22, 2020

As a Building Tomorrow Fellow, Herbert Murungi couldn’t help but notice the role nature plays in the life of a…

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#talesoftomorrow: A familiar face

April 17, 2020

Two years ago, Namata Tendo (bottom left in above photo) joined us at Build-a-School Night 2018 and inspired us with…

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Suubi’s Return

December 12, 2019

On the banks of the Nile River, 12-year-old Suubi mines sand. Sand is a material highly sought after by Uganda’s…

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