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    July 18, 2014

    Creative teaching at Kabasegwa

    Starting last year, Building Tomorrow teamed up with STiR Education – an organization working to [...]

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    June 18, 2014

    Chief Dreamer Check-in | June 2014

    Last Wednesday, as we made our way to the community of Butiiti, Henry Katongole, our [...]

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    June 12, 2014

    BT Digest | June 2014

    Meet Kate!  |  Hiring in UG  |  Construction  |  Father’s Day idea  |  Chicago Event [...]

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    March 24, 2014

    Chief Dreamer Check-in | Mar 2014

    Where do I begin?
    We’ve had an awesome two weeks at Building Tomorrow. REAL awesome.
    On a [...]

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    March 14, 2014

    Tunaalabagana

    This time four years ago, graduation was quickly approaching and I still was a bit [...]

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    March 3, 2014

    Education is…

    UNC Building Tomorrow created a chalk board with the phrase “Education is…” The organization members [...]

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    February 28, 2014

    Statement on recent legislation in Uganda

    We were disappointed to learn that the Anti-Homosexuality Bill has become law. At Building [...]

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    February 13, 2014

    Announcing Construction on BT’s 19th Primary School in Uganda

    Building Tomorrow is excited to announce the start of construction on our 19th primary school [...]

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    February 10, 2014

    Global Education & Skills Forum: Guest Post

    *Written for and originally posted to the Global Education & Skills Forum Blog
    As humanity continues [...]

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    January 24, 2014

    Chief Dreamer Check-In | Jan 2014

    The commissioning of Building Tomorrow’s 15th primary-level academy started just like any other. Dignitaries offered [...]

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    January 10, 2014

    Mabaale is finished! (And a few favorite photos)

    Earlier this week, members of our Board of Directors, in Uganda for our first international [...]

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    December 30, 2013

    BT Fellows: Empowering Head Teachers as Changemakers

    In 2011, Uwezo-Uganda collected data indicating the percentage of P3-P7 students competent in English, Math, [...]

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    December 23, 2013

    The Blueprint

    If you were to ask any member of our team, I am confident they would [...]

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    December 19, 2013

    Innovation

    On a site visit earlier this year, Henry Katongole, now our Chief Community Development Officer [...]

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    December 16, 2013

    Keeping the end in mind

    Samford University Chapter’s Building Tomorrow Focus Week 2013
    When it comes to logistics, the Samford University [...]

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    December 11, 2013

    Perspective and a ‘Walk to Uganda’

    “My goal for Building Tomorrow at Pinecrest is not only to raise money to build [...]

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    December 3, 2013

    We’re not just building schools anymore.

    We’re partnering, empowering, innovating, sharing and learning every step of the way as we work [...]

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    November 14, 2013

    Thankful

    A few weeks ago, I took a trip to the post office to mail some [...]

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    October 9, 2013

    Welcome New Board Members

    Indianapolis, IN-The Board of Directors of Building Tomorrow, Inc. has elected three new members. They [...]

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    Introducing the Building Tomorrow Fellowship

    In a few months, Building Tomorrow will open the doors on its 18th Academy in [...]

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    September 19, 2013

    Chief Dreamer Check In | September 2013

    The buzz words ‘monitoring and evaluation,’ have become so hip within international development organizations we’ve [...]

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    September 12, 2013

    Back to School

    When you work for an organization like Building Tomorrow, where we focus on giving children the opportunity to go to school, it’s hard not to be reflective about your own educational journey.

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    August 28, 2013

    2012: A Year in Review

    On behalf of the growing team at Building Tomorrow, we are thrilled to share with [...]

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    BT Road Trip 2013

    This fall, I will be taking another BT Road Trip to connect with as many [...]

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    July 11, 2013

    Is this really my job?

    Brittani Russell, a 2013 Masters of Civil Engineering graduate of the University of Notre Dame, [...]

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    July 8, 2013

    Power Africa

    To all the students and former students out there, imagine having only until sunset, or [...]

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    July 1, 2013

    Finding Another Way

    Each day walking to the site included a stop at the house of Godfrey, a [...]

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    June 27, 2013

    Another Visit to Bugabo

    This summer, I was given the opportunity to lead five students involved with BT chapters [...]

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    June 17, 2013

    Chief Dreamer Check-In | June 2013

    As our car pulled up to a brand new Building Tomorrow site at Mabaale on [...]

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    May 15, 2013

    Meet our interns!

    Yesterday was the first day in the office for our summer interns and we couldn’t [...]

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    April 28, 2013

    Help Others Through Education

    Originally posted by Lucy Reser on April 28, 2013 on the Wofford College Blog
    Through my [...]

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    April 5, 2013

    Commitment Day!

    At a commitment-signing ceremony in Kalungu, Uganda – home to BT’s 15th and newest academy, [...]

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    March 11, 2013

    Chief Dreamer Check-In | March 2013

    Seven years ago on my first trip to Uganda representing Building Tomorrow, I took out [...]

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    February 5, 2013

    Now in stock.

    Order your Building Tomorrow t-shirt today!
    + American Apparel
    + unisex fit
    + 50/50 cotton blend (aka [...]

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    January 23, 2013

    Moving Forward

    On the dusty roads of rural northern India, as camels pass carrying loads of bricks [...]

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    January 16, 2013

    BT Chapters Go Global

    “If you want the true American college experience you should become part of a student [...]

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    December 10, 2012

    Looking for an internship?

    Are you outgoing?
    A go-getter?
    A problem solver?
    A think-on-your feet, up-to-the-challenge kind of person?
    More importantly, do you [...]

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    December 7, 2012

    What’s on your wishlist?

    Bricks?
    Cement?
    Desks?
    A chalkboard, maybe?
    Or how about a new school in Uganda?

    Jackie, Annika, Abby and countless others [...]

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    November 28, 2012

    Who needs more stuff?

    This holiday season, give a gift that’s always useful, never goes out of style, and [...]

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    November 5, 2012

    Bear Hugs

    I’m a huge Alabama football fan. If you know me, you’re probably rolling your eyes [...]

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    October 24, 2012

    You’re the missing piece

    Building Tomorrow’s work is only made possible by the cumulative efforts of countless individuals. In [...]

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    October 22, 2012

    Empowered

    Below is a guest post from Erin Owenby, Director of the Building Tomorrow chapter at [...]

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    October 2, 2012

    Day 13 of my road trip!

    Today is one day before the 2 week mark of this crazy road trip. I’ve [...]

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    September 19, 2012

    …and we’re off!

    And so the road trip has begun! I’m officially reporting from my first stop, Nashville, [...]

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    September 11, 2012

    International Literacy Day

    This Saturday was International Literacy Day – celebrated by many with the act of snuggling [...]

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    August 29, 2012

    BT meets the South.

    Last semester, we switched things around in the office and I was invited into the [...]

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    August 23, 2012

    BT’s looking for an Engineer in Residence

    Building Tomorrow is currently seeking an Engineer in Residence to oversee a significant scale-up in [...]

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    August 10, 2012

    Meet Medie

    With the Olympics in full spring, it only seems appropriate to introduce Medie. When it [...]

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    August 8, 2012

    President Clinton is Building Tomorrow

    President Clinton and his daughter Chelsea visited the Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita on July [...]

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    August 6, 2012

    Project Funded with One Day’s Wages

    reposted from One Day’s Wages’ blog
    Another fully funded project!
    We love sharing news about [...]

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    August 1, 2012

    Meet Justine

    “I want to be a nurse,” said Justine.
    Think of the nurses you know, friends, family [...]

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    July 30, 2012

    News from UNC

    Hear from Julia Heelan, current Co-Director of the Building Tomorrow chapter at UNC-Chapel Hill, about [...]

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    July 25, 2012

    Meet Moses

    Sweet.
    That’s all I can think about when it comes to Moses. Now the word sweet [...]

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    July 9, 2012

    Have a summer birthday?

    So your birthday is coming up soon, you know the exact number of days until [...]

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    July 6, 2012

    Indianapolis for the summer…?

    I never imagined spending the summer after my Junior year of college in the cornfields, [...]

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    July 4, 2012

    Meet Agnes

    1862 – Abbe Giovanna Caselli becomes the first person to transmit a still image over [...]

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    July 2, 2012

    Commitment

    It’s hard to imagine what 20,000 hours of labor looks like.
    Having been apart of the [...]

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    June 29, 2012

    News from Furman University, Greenville, SC

    Our chapter of BT at Furman University has just gotten started. I first heard [...]

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    June 25, 2012

    A Student’s Dream: Class Inside

    In the U.S. when our teachers decide to take class outside for the day, smiles [...]

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    June 22, 2012

    Kyeitabya – getting close!

    The Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya is close to completion! The land is now full [...]

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    June 20, 2012

    Meet Elizebeth, aka ‘Betty’

    Being a college student about to embark on my Senior year, I get asked this [...]

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    June 18, 2012

    Meet Mama Victor

    While the community donates the land and 20,000 hours of labor to the construction project [...]

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    June 13, 2012

    10 People You Need To Know

    Many of you may be wondering who these children are that attend the Building Tomorrow [...]

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    June 11, 2012

    The Ultimate Community Man

    “I did it for the next generation.”
    John, one of Christine’s twin sons, is a member [...]

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    June 8, 2012

    I’m an idiot.

    Last week, our very own Financial Optimist, Liz Braden, traveled to Uganda with BT for [...]

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    May 31, 2012

    You Can Do It, Too

    Today is the last day for CH2M HILL Harambee Network R.E.A.CH.back Campaign. They’ve done a [...]

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    May 25, 2012

    Never Stop Learning

    What are you doing this summer? In the past few months this question has been [...]

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    May 18, 2012

    2011 Annual Report

    Check out our 2011 Annual Report for stories, statistics, highlights, photos and financials from the [...]

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    May 3, 2012

    Introducing Kabasegwa

    Today marks the start of the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa (#14!), supported by [...]

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    April 30, 2012

    Teacher housing, latrines, roofs & meetings

    Downtime is hard to come by for our team in Uganda. With latrine construction and [...]

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    April 27, 2012

    Hope Biked to Uganda!

    On Friday, April 20th, the Building Tomorrow chapter at Hope College in Holland, MI Biked [...]

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    April 25, 2012

    Reflections on CGI-U

    Liz Braden, my chapter advisor, sent me an e-mail asking if I wanted to spend [...]

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    April 12, 2012

    Building Tomorrow chapter hosts Ugandan speaker

    written by: Callie Cox l Staff Writer | Doane Line
    Passion drives him to help women [...]

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    April 9, 2012

    Pay it Forward

    A couple times each week, I field a phone call from our Country Director in [...]

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    April 6, 2012

    Students bike to raise awareness for education in Uganda

    originally in the Indiana Daily Student
    written by Michael Majchrowicz
    photo credit: Chet Strange, Indiana Daily Student

    During [...]

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    March 15, 2012

    Health & Education

    “The best way to cyclically improve health is by giving children an education.”
    We’ve always been [...]

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    March 13, 2012

    Service Learning at Mercer

    “I want to experience the kind of happiness that comes from helping someone and getting [...]

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    March 6, 2012

    Dream big!

    A couple of weeks ago we got an email, completely out of the blue, from [...]

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    February 17, 2012

    Patrick

    Got an email this week that made our day. Seriously. Here’s the gist:
    It was from [...]

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    January 30, 2012

    #OneDaysEducation

    Last week, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown released a report saying “the world is [...]

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    January 27, 2012

    Bubeezi is open!

    The Building Tomorrow Academy of Bubeezi, supported by The Engage Network, officially opened this morning. [...]

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    January 24, 2012

    Shotgun

    Chances are, you don’t remember the first time you rode in a car. In fact, [...]

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    December 30, 2011

    They said it was the best gift. Ever.

    Just over seven years ago, the Building Tomorrow story began with a special Christmas in [...]

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    December 27, 2011

    From Key Club to Doane, my experience with Building Tomorrow.

    I first learned about Building Tomorrow during my senior year of high school. Evie Sue [...]

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    December 16, 2011

    Education is…

    Words of advice from Sarah Namirembe, Head Teacher of the Building Tomorrow Academy of Kiyamba:
    “Education [...]

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    December 9, 2011

    Hip-Hop & Engineers

    They say smiles are contagious but the students I met at Lutisi brought that statement [...]

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    November 24, 2011

    We’re thankful for…

    …energetic students, teachers, supporters and partners in the US; community volunteers, government leaders, teachers and [...]

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    November 16, 2011

    BT Construction Team

    We’re Building Tomorrow. Literally. Check out our construction team in Uganda!

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    November 9, 2011

    Small Towns, Big Hearts

    A small high school in a small town in Washington State has teamed up with [...]

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    November 3, 2011

    For the love of toilets.

    Little gets me as excited as showing up to one of our sites and seeing [...]

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    November 1, 2011

    Five Years of Building Tomorrow

    We celebrated our 5th birthday with a full house at the ArtsGarden in downtown Indianapolis [...]

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    October 28, 2011

    We’re 5 Years Old.

    A little more than five years ago, I set out to name a vision of [...]

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    October 21, 2011

    Gita – The Whole Story

    In the fall of 2005, Jason Franasiak, recent graduate of the College of William & [...]

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    October 14, 2011

    You’ve met George…now meet his sister.

    A while back we introduced you to George, a then 16 year-old who had made [...]

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    October 11, 2011

    Meet Agnes

    Last week I found myself sitting amongst a group of kids doing my best to [...]

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    October 6, 2011

    Matching Gifts Multiplied

    A couple of months ago, One Day’s Wages, an organization devoted to eradicating extreme global [...]

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    October 3, 2011

    1.2 Million Reasons to Smile

    One awesome evolution of the Building Tomorrow model has been the willingness of communities to [...]

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    September 30, 2011

    Party Time at Hope College

    Here’s some creative fundraising for you: in addition to selling bricks through Building Tomorrow’s OneBrick [...]

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    September 28, 2011

    Proud.

    About a year ago, Building Tomorrow teamed up with the Jukes Foundation for Kids to [...]

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    September 27, 2011

    Welcome to the team, Edward!

    A couple weeks before each visit I make to Uganda, I send our in-country team [...]

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    September 22, 2011

    Run, Miles. Run!

    Building Tomorrow is a big fan of athletic fundraisers. Aside from our national campaign, Bike [...]

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    September 20, 2011

    Happy (belated) Birthday, Christine!

    This 25 (now 26 year-old) donated her birthday to Building Tomorrow via One Day’s Wages [...]

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    September 16, 2011

    Here We Go!

    Do you remember the day you realized, ‘wow, I’m a big kid now?’
    That’s the feeling [...]

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    September 13, 2011

    Notre Dame Design:Build

    In the fall of 2008, Elijah Pearce, a then undergraduate in the University of Notre [...]

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    September 7, 2011

    BT Across the US of A.

    Our college chapters & young supporters are back in action with big plans for the [...]

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    August 30, 2011

    A School Day in Uganda

    While our students in Uganda are currently on break and won’t be back in school [...]

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    August 25, 2011

    What’s in your backpack?

    Students across the country are headed back to school this week. And even if you [...]

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    August 23, 2011

    If this is what 13 year-olds are up to, the future looks brighter.

    Building Tomorrow is founded on the belief that young people are not only full of [...]

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    August 18, 2011

    BT, It’s Been Real

    Whether we want to believe it or not, the summer is almost over. Today is [...]

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    August 16, 2011

    Corn, Corn, and More Corn.

    Last Friday, BT was given a pretty great opportunity to work the corn booth at [...]

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    August 12, 2011

    #PhotoOfTheDay

    We often explain the work of BT using words to describe the schools we build, [...]

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    August 10, 2011

    It’s Our Job Now…

    “…to appreciate what we have and work to better opportunities for others.”
    It is our mission [...]

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    August 8, 2011

    A Read-a-Thon for Education

    This summer we’ve made a point to tell the incredible stories of our BTers and [...]

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    August 4, 2011

    the BT Chip-In, sponsored by ExactTarget

    Calling all Indiana Golfers – Close out the summer golf season at the Building Tomorrow [...]

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    August 2, 2011

    #BTweetathon

    If you follow us on twitter, maybe you’ve heard a little bit about today’s #BTweetathon. [...]

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    July 29, 2011

    Moment of Obligation – $1.81

    Building Tomorrow’s Founder & Chief Dreamer, George Srour, shared with us what he considers to [...]

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    July 27, 2011

    Tubasanyukidde

    As the school year approaches, our BT chapters are hard at work. Chapter leaders are [...]

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    July 25, 2011

    Unrecognized Talent

    As the world’s youngest nation, Uganda is a country full of hope and promise. It [...]

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    July 22, 2011

    At Home and Abroad

    Lately, our critics have asked us why we choose to work in Uganda when there [...]

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    July 20, 2011

    A Birthday Wish for Education

    Every year we wait impatiently to celebrate the one day that is all about us [...]

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    July 18, 2011

    Meet George and Edith

    In Uganda, one child’s education is a community affair. Today we’d like to introduce two [...]

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    July 15, 2011

    The Cost of Doing Nothing

    A lot of organizations will tell you how little it costs to make a difference [...]

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    July 13, 2011

    Drum Roll Please…

    BT Nation, get excited, because earlier this week, Building Tomorrow officially joined forces with an [...]

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    July 11, 2011

    Meet Esther and Gertrude at Gita

    Over the past few weeks, we’ve shared many stories about our BT supporters in the [...]

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    July 8, 2011

    Everyone is Building Tomorrow

    So you’ve browsed the “Get Involved” page on our website and identified with our cause. [...]

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    July 6, 2011

    Why Are You Building Tomorrow?

    How exactly do volunteers and donors differentiate one non-profit organization from the next? We wondered, [...]

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    July 4, 2011

    Random Opportunities for Kindness

    BT supporters have come across our cause in more ways than we are even aware [...]

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    July 1, 2011

    You Are What You Wear

    People and societies are deliberate in choosing how to dress themselves, because clothes fill more [...]

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    June 29, 2011

    LugaFlow Flavor

    So earlier this week we released our very first music video – a cover of [...]

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    June 27, 2011

    Build

    Maybe you didn’t know this about us, but the Building Tomorrow Team is made up [...]

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    June 24, 2011

    James Wood High School

    We got an exciting letter in the mail on Monday from a young BT supporter. [...]

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    June 22, 2011

    The Ndere Dance Troupe

    If you’ve ever traveled to Uganda, chances are you’ve witnessed a performance by the famous [...]

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    June 20, 2011

    The Beautiful Game in Uganda

    Athletic competition is an important part of most cultures worldwide. The popularity of such events [...]

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    June 16, 2011

    The very first Bike to Uganda

    Although our founder, George Srour, hails from the College of William & Mary, Building Tomorrow’s [...]

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    June 14, 2011

    If you’ve seen a lot of orange on FB lately…

    Then our profile picture campaign is working. So far 100 Building Tomorrow supporters have changed [...]

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    June 9, 2011

    Today is Ugandan Heroes’ Day

    So we thought we’d take the time to recognize all of the incredible students and [...]

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    June 2, 2011

    So when we say we’re Social Entrepreneurs…

    …we mean we’re in the business of making the world a better place. Social entrepreneurship [...]

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 9:31 am

    May 31, 2011

    Learn Luganda

    Building Tomorrow is launching a new Twitter campaign to help our associates and supporters learn [...]

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    May 26, 2011

    A is for Avocado

    Jjumba Cyprian is a soft-spoken man. Three years ago as construction began at the Building [...]

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    May 24, 2011

    Why We Do What We Do – A BT Intern’s point of view

    The number of charities and organizations representing various causes can be overwhelming. The search term [...]

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    May 19, 2011

    YesKidzCan!

    Here at BT, we know a good thing when we see it. And YesKidzCan! is [...]

    filed under: Blog, Events — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:16 am

    May 10, 2011

    Building Communities

    Last summer, Natalie Sutton founded a chapter of Building Tomorrow at the University of North [...]

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    April 18, 2011

    The Road Ahead

    Over the last 24 hours, the Building Tomorrow staff have received a number of e-mails, [...]

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 7:11 pm

    April 6, 2011

    Plan B

    One of the many things we’ve learned over time at Building Tomorrow is the importance [...]

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 6:48 pm

    April 5, 2011

    Place a brick.

    (The following is a poem written by one of our supporters, Fernanda Cámara. We hope [...]

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    March 28, 2011

    Getting involved is easier than you think.

    As Building Tomorrow gets bigger and bigger, more people are joining this great cause. One [...]

    filed under: Blog, Events — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 11:39 am

    March 22, 2011

    World Water Day

    Amazzi.
    If you’re at a Building Tomorrow site, amazzi is a vital ingredient. Not only [...]

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    March 8, 2011

    In honor of International Women’s Day…

    Four years ago when our Building Tomorrow country director arrived for his first meeting in [...]

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    February 25, 2011

    90 Percent.

    For four years we have shared with you some pretty exciting stories—new Building Tomorrow Academies [...]

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    February 22, 2011

    Director’s Take: Uganda’s Presidential Elections

    As elections have consumed Uganda over the last few weeks, many supporters and colleagues have [...]

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    February 8, 2011

    What can you do with a dollar?

    In 90 seconds, we can make one brick in Uganda.
    In time, we’ll make 24,000 bricks.
    And [...]

    filed under: Blog, Events — Tags: , , — admin @ 11:21 am

    January 25, 2011

    What does an education cost?

    My dad always told me that nothing in life is free. Turns out…he was right.
    In [...]

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    December 6, 2010

    bricks > coffee

    by Katelin Carter, VP of Outreach at the Building Tomorrow Chapter at Ball State University
    (link [...]

    filed under: Blog, Events — Tags: , — admin @ 11:38 pm

    December 2, 2010

    World Cup Perspective

    Following the announcement of the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup [...]

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    October 30, 2010

    Starting somewhere.

    by Valerie Carnevale, VP of Fundraising at the Building Tomorrow Chapter at Ball State University
    (link [...]

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 6:35 am

    October 13, 2010

    Updates from Uganda: Jomba

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

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    September 23, 2010

    5 years. 38 million children.

    It’s 2010. And there are still 38 million children in sub-Saharan Africa who do not [...]

    filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , — admin @ 11:26 am

    August 2, 2010

    Nakaseeta 8/2/2010

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

    filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , — admin @ 12:45 pm

    July 1, 2010

    Building Tomorrow’s 3 Clicks 1 Brick Challenge!

    We’re trying to raise the resources for a new classroom in Uganda and we need [...]

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    June 10, 2010

    More Photos from the Uganda Trip

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 6:57 am

    June 8, 2010

    6/8 Update

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

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 12:50 pm

    June 7, 2010

    6/7 Update

    The trip winds down with the final days in Kyeitabya.

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 10:22 am

    June 2, 2010

    6/2 Update

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

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 12:05 pm

    June 1, 2010

    6/1 Update

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

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 1:09 pm

    May 28, 2010

    5/28 Uganda Update

    Another busy day at the construction site.

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 11:42 am

    May 27, 2010

    5/27 Uganda Update

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

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 11:52 am

    May 26, 2010

    Uganda Update

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

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 11:54 am

    May 24, 2010

    Let the work begin!

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

    filed under: Blog — admin @ 12:43 pm

    May 19, 2010

    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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