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    August 15, 2012

    Meet Allen

    Last but certainly not least, we bring to you the final student in our “10 People You Need to Know” series. We hope you’ve enjoyed [...]

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    August 10, 2012

    Meet Medie

    With the Olympics in full spring, it only seems appropriate to introduce Medie. When it comes to this sporting event, everyone tunes in. It’s not [...]

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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 members, or the lady who recently gave you a shot. [...]

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    July 19, 2012

    Meet Ritah

    Sometimes when the word education is used, things like books, homework, lessons and exams are what come to mind. It’s so much more than that. [...]

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    July 13, 2012

    Meet Paul

    GOALLLLL!!
    Ahh that magical moment when the soccer team you’re cheering for finally scores. Joy, overwhelming joy is what this moment is. Most of the time [...]

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    June 28, 2012

    Meet Ronald

    As the summer has officially begun, many people use this season to take a little time to travel. College students are in London studying and [...]

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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 and excited faces are the usual response. For Aisha it’s [...]

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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 question all the time, ‘What are you going to do?’ [...]

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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 of any of our BT academies, we’ve continued to see [...]

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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 Academies. Well you’re gonna find out! Our employee Maggie sat [...]

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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 Empower African Children, an organization providing scholarships to Uganda’s top [...]

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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 is important and when you train a woman, you train [...]

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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 to a new level. I couldn’t help but smile, no [...]

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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 dedicated staff in Uganda; donors around the world; … the [...]

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    October 19, 2011

    Jonah & Sande

    Meet Jonah (13) & Sande (14 – pronounced like “Sunday”); two students at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Buwasa, supported by Global Playground.
    Sande is [...]

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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 quite a name for himself in the village of Kiyamba, [...]

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    October 11, 2011

    Meet Agnes

    Last week I found myself sitting amongst a group of kids doing my best to communicate in Luganda, which I’ll admit wasn’t very good, when [...]

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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 incredible and inspiring teens who have committed themselves to providing [...]

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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 United States. Everyone from elementary school sit-for-good participants to college [...]

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    November 29, 2010

    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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    October 25, 2010

    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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    September 13, 2010

    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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    August 24, 2010

    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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