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December 20, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: King &...

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December 16, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Let it snow...

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December 13, 2010  |  1 Comment

Video of the week: Happy...

Our school bells are ringing. All thanks to you.
Happy Holidays!
-the Building Tomorrow team
(thanks to Lauren Henson for the piano music!)

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December 8, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Finishing...

Finishing touches are being added to the Building Tomorrow Academy of Jomba, jointly supported by the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the City of Indianapolis.

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December 6, 2010  |  No Comments

bricks > coffee

by Katelin Carter, VP of Outreach at the Building Tomorrow Chapter at Ball State University
(link to original bsubt.wordpress.com)

This video is of community volunteers making stabilized [...]

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December 4, 2010  |  No Comments

Hip Hop meets Bike to Uganda

UNC’s Hip Hop Dance Team, Kamikazi, performs for bikers (and hundreds of passers-by) at UNC’s first-ever Bike to Uganda. Kamikazi was one of many [...]

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December 2, 2010  |  1 Comment

World Cup Perspective

Following the announcement of the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup tournaments (to be held in Russia and Qatar respectively), the [...]

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November 29, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Sarah

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Meet Sarah

name Sarah Wanyana
age 7 years old (musanvu)
home Kyeitabya, Uganda (Kiboga District)
class P2
Sarah lives with her mother and two of her six older siblings. Unfortunately, Sarah’s [...]

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November 19, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: Lutisi in...

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November 15, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Design &...

From concept to construction…Building Tomorrow’s N.A. Barakat Academy of Nakaseeta is taking shape.
Designed by a team of engineers with Gifford LLP in London, winners [...]

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November 12, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: How are we...

Hear from Joseph Kaliisa, BT’s Country Director in Uganda, as he describes many of the ways he and his staff are Building Tomorrow for thousands [...]

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November 8, 2010  |  1 Comment

Photo of the week: What do you...

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November 5, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week:...

Hundreds of community members enjoy song and dance celebrations at the opening of their new school, the BT Academy of Sentigi, supported by the University [...]

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BT ‘Walks the Talk,â€...

NOVEMBER 2, 2010—More than 200 community members, future students and local dignitaries officially opened the Building Tomorrow Academy of Sentigi, supported by the University of [...]

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November 2, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Brick by...

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October 30, 2010  |  No Comments

Starting somewhere.

by Valerie Carnevale, VP of Fundraising at the Building Tomorrow Chapter at Ball State University
(link to original bsubt.wordpress.com)
I was driving home today, listening to the [...]

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October 28, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: How is BT...

Hear what one District Representative in Sentigi, Uganda had to say at the opening ceremony for the new BT Academy of Sentigi, supported by the [...]

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October 25, 2010  |  1 Comment

Meet Kayima

name Joseph Kayima (Kayima)
age 5 years old (tanno)
home Kyeitabya, Uganda (Kiboga District)
class starting P1 next year
Kayima is your typical 5-year old…all hugs one moment and [...]

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Photo of the week: Kayima

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October 20, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: Practicing...

Students at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Lutisi, supported by Key Club International, practice their English for friends and family at their school’s anniversary celebration.

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October 19, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: BT @...

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October 14, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: an...

Jennifer Bunkwaitse, Headmistress at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Lutisi, supported by Key Club International, talks to Building Tomorrow about what she likes most about [...]

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October 13, 2010  |  No Comments

Updates from Uganda: Jomba

Finishing touches on the P6 classroom floor @ the BT Academy of Jomba!

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October 12, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Nakaseeta

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October 6, 2010  |  No Comments

Students ‘Bike to Uganda...

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October 5, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Bike to...

This week, hundreds of students, faculty and community members are biking to Uganda at UNC-Chapel Hill in an effort to raise enough money to fund [...]

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October 4, 2010  |  1 Comment

Video of the week: Brick...

Community volunteers in Uganda’s Kiboga District form interlocking stabilized soil bricks (ISSBs) for the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya. The bricks are made from [...]

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September 28, 2010  |  No Comments

Building Tomorrow: Bike to...

By Sonya Chugar (Her Campus)
(view original article online at hercampus.com)
Noodles, bikes and a charitable spirit. In the next couple of weeks, these three facets will [...]

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September 27, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: an...

In the early spring of 2009, when BT first visited the community of Sentigi to discuss the possibility of opening the community’s first-ever permanent school [...]

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Photo of the week: Apollo...

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Student group stands up to...

By Margaret Ely | IDS Reports
(view original article online at www.idsnews.com)
POSTED AT 10:30 PM ON Sep. 26, 2010
Junior Parth Patel stood on his feet for [...]

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September 23, 2010  |  No Comments

5 years. 38 million children.

It’s 2010. And there are still 38 million children in sub-Saharan Africa who do not have access to primary education.
Ten years ago, the Millennium Development [...]

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September 20, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: A donor&...

Joseph Kaliisa, Building Tomorrow’s Country Director in Uganda, describes the impact your donations & support have on students & communities throughout Uganda.

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Photo of the week: Progress at...

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September 13, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week: tour the...

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Meet Paolo

name. Paolo Ssekate
age. 8 years old (munana)
home. Kyeitabya, Uganda (Kiboga District)
class. P1
Paolo is all personality. It doesn’t hurt that he’s positively adorable, too but that’s [...]

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Photo of the week: Paolo!

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September 10, 2010  |  No Comments

Celebrating Education

The DePauw, Issue date: 9/10/10
(view original article online @ http://media.thedepauw.com)
Members of Jack Daddy Sunrise perform at Building Tomorrow’s kick-off concert Wednesday night in Bowman Park. [...]

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September 6, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Exams at...

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Video of the week: the...

This month, college students across the country will be taking a stand for something we all too often take for granted: education.
Join them » buildingtomorrow.org/standoff

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August 30, 2010  |  No Comments

Video of the week – A...

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Photo of the week: ISSBs for...

The future BT Academy of Bubeezi, supported by The Engage Network, is BT’s first to be constructed using interlocking stabilized soil brick (ISSB) technology. The [...]

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August 25, 2010  |  1 Comment

BT Academy of Gita, supported...

KAMPALA (18 August 2010)—Hundreds of parents, families, students and prominent local leaders joined in a seven-hour chorus of celebration commemorating the grand opening of the [...]

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August 24, 2010  |  No Comments

Meet Shaloni

Shaloni Nakayemba, age 9, lives in Kyeitabya with her mother and two of her six older siblings: Nasuna and Godfrey. To make a living, Shaloni’s [...]

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Photo of the week: Immaculate

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Video of the week: Opening...

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August 2, 2010  |  No Comments

Nakaseeta 8/2/2010

Brand new construction photos of BT’s N.A. Barakat Academy of Nakaseeta

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July 26, 2010  |  No Comments

Arch Students Build School in...

Notre Dame students team up with Indianapolis non-profit Building Tomorrow to build schools in Uganda

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July 16, 2010  |  1 Comment

Indy social-profit building...

Working for equal education, brick by brick

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July 12, 2010  |  1 Comment

BT Statement on Kampala...

Building Tomorrow Uganda’s six in-country staff members and all overseas visitors touring BT sites were unaffected by Sunday evening’s terrorist bombings in Kampala. While we [...]

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July 2, 2010  |  No Comments

3 Clicks 1 Brick Facebook...

We’re trying to raise the resources for a new classroom in Uganda and we need your help!
We’ve secured the help of a donor who has [...]

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July 1, 2010  |  No Comments

Building Tomorrow’s 3...

We’re trying to raise the resources for a new classroom in Uganda and we need your help!
We’ve secured the help of a donor who has [...]

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June 17, 2010  |  No Comments

Laying Foundation for Change...

While most college graduates spend the weeks after graduation traveling or relaxing before starting a job, Brian Droste spent his time laying the foundation for a school in Uganda.

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June 10, 2010  |  1 Comment

More Photos from the Uganda...

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June 8, 2010  |  No Comments

6/8 Update

The group has officially departed Uganda and are on their way back home to the U.S.

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June 7, 2010  |  No Comments

6/7 Update

The trip winds down with the final days in Kyeitabya.

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June 2, 2010  |  No Comments

6/2 Update

The grouped teamed up with community members to tackle a big problem: termites.

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Building Tomorrow Blog

Click here to visit our new blog!

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June 1, 2010  |  No Comments

6/1 Update

A relaxing weekend highlights the end of an eventful week for the group.

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May 28, 2010  |  No Comments

5/28 Uganda Update

Another busy day at the construction site.

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May 27, 2010  |  No Comments

5/27 Uganda Update

Some serious manual labor and yoga highlight a busy day in Kyeitabya.

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May 26, 2010  |  No Comments

Uganda Update

Armed with machetes and an indomitable spirit, the group begins work in Kyeitabya.

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May 24, 2010  |  No Comments

Let the work begin!

The team arrived safely in Kyeitabya and attended the Uganda-Kenya soccer match over the weekend.

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May 20, 2010  |  1 Comment

Academy of Kyeitabya

KAMPALA—Building Tomorrow, Inc. (BT) is proud to announce the commencement of construction at the BT Academy of Kyeitabya supported by the University of Notre Dame (ND).

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May 19, 2010  |  No Comments

Uganda in T-1 Days!

Tomorrow, a delegation of eight students from the University of Notre Dame & DePauw University will join BT on a trek across the Atlantic. Destination: Kyeitabya, Uganda.

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April 30, 2010  |  No Comments

Accelerating toward the finish...

(view original article online @ http://bit.ly/amzrLL)
By Amelia Montgomery
Published: Thursday, April 29, 2010
On any college campus the promise of a cheap meal usually works wonders to [...]

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April 21, 2010  |  No Comments

Student bikers race to build...

(view original article online @ http://middleburycampus.com/2010/04/21/student-bikers-race-to-build-schools-in-uganda/)
21 April 2010 by Steven Dunmire
So much for the T.A.M. Last week, Middlebury cyclists spent their workouts biking to Uganda!
Not [...]

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Glass Bikes for a Cause

(view original article online @ http://iuhoosiers.cstv.com/genrel/042110aaa.html)
Hoosier Athletics
April 21, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University Vice President and Director of Athletics Fred Glass lent a helping hand [...]

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April 20, 2010  |  No Comments

Happenings beyond the track

(view original article online @ http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=75364)
By IDS | IDS
POSTED AT 04:57 PM ON Apr. 20, 2010
In addition to residence halls and greek houses, [...]

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April 16, 2010  |  No Comments

Students bike, raise money for...

(view original article online @ http://thehullabaloo.com/2010/04/16/students-bike-raise-money-for-uganda/)
Organization aims to raise $45,000 for a school in Uganda
By Caitlin Conley | Section: Apr 16th, 2010 April 16th 2010 [...]

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Bike to Uganda connects...

(view original article online @ http://tiny.cc/s8978)
By: Katherine Janowski
The DePauw
Issue date: 4/16/10 Section: Going the Distance Little 5 2010
This year, Little 5 cyclists won’t be riding [...]

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April 7, 2010  |  No Comments

BT enters the Little 500 scene...

(view original press release online @ http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/13981.html)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Even before the 60th running of the men’s Little 500 bicycle race at Indiana University takes [...]

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March 16, 2010  |  No Comments

Studio reCOVER – Gita...

(view original article online @ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/AIAB082418)
2010 AIA Education Honor Awards Program
Studio reCOVER – Gita Primary School
The American Institute of Architects announces the Education Honor Awards [...]

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March 9, 2010  |  No Comments

Senior Hopes to Finish “...

(view original article online @ http://www3.davidson.edu/cms/x39280.xml)
contact Bill Giduz, Davidson College
Davidson College senior Lindsay Kallman doesn’t intend to graduate without having built a school in [...]

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March 3, 2010  |  No Comments

Sitting Down for a Good Cause

(view original article online @ http://www.uskidsmags.com)
by Elizabeth G. Terry, U.S. Kids – Jack and Jill Magazine
photos by Aaron Eichorst
What if there wasn’t a school in [...]

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March 1, 2010  |  No Comments

Students join forces to build...

(view original article online @ http://www.wfu.edu/wowf/2010/20100227.building.php)
By Cherin Poovey (P ‘08)
Office of Communications and External Relations
In the spirit of Pro Humanitate, a group of students have [...]

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February 1, 2010  |  No Comments

A word from Desmond Tutu…...

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Building Tomorrow supports...

(view original article online here http://bit.ly/9N2Lmg)
by Ephraim Kasozi, Daily Monitor, Uganda

Kampala
Over 1,500 pupils at Sentigi, Gita and Jomba-Masuliita are to acquire free education from schools [...]

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January 21, 2010  |  No Comments

NC grad encourages elementary...

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/9tMF9l)
by Gretchen Becker, Indy Star

It’s been less than 10 years since George Srour graduated from North Central High School, but [...]

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January 13, 2010  |  No Comments

…and then there were...

On Monday, January 11, amidst an eager crowd of community members and volunteers, BT staff and local leaders, Building Tomorrow broke ground on its eighth [...]

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