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Announcing Construction on BT&...

Building Tomorrow is excited to announce the start of construction on our 19th primary school in Uganda! Follow its progress here and stay tuned as [...]

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December 19, 2013  |  No Comments

Innovation

On a site visit earlier this year, Henry Katongole, now our Chief Community Development Officer brought me over to a foundation wall that had just [...]

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September 19, 2013  |  No Comments

Chief Dreamer Check In |...

The buzz words ‘monitoring and evaluation,’ have become so hip within international development organizations we’ve coined them a nickname: ‘M&E.’ No doubt, it is a [...]

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September 12, 2013  |  No Comments

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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June 6, 2013  |  No Comments

Kidula is Open!

On May 25, 2013, four University of Chapel Hill students joined families, students, community leaders, and Ministry officials to open Building Tomorrow’s 11th primary school [...]

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April 5, 2013  |  1 Comment

Commitment Day!

At a commitment-signing ceremony in Kalungu, Uganda – home to BT’s 15th and newest academy, supported by One Day’s Wages – parents from surrounding villages [...]

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October 17, 2012  |  No Comments

Ready for the ring beam

The first classroom block at the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Bugabo, jointly supported by Davidson College and Virginia Tech, is ready for the ring [...]

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August 6, 2012  |  No Comments

Project Funded with One Day&...

reposted from One Day’s Wages’ blog
Another fully funded project!
We love sharing news about funded projects. We’re proud to announce that our 35th project [...]

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June 22, 2012  |  No Comments

Kyeitabya – getting...

The Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya is close to completion! The land is now full of freshly planted maize, ground-nuts and other crops. Another exciting [...]

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May 3, 2012  |  No Comments

Introducing Kabasegwa

Today marks the start of the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa (#14!), supported by Kappa Kappa Gamma at The University of Texas at Austin! [...]

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January 27, 2012  |  No Comments

Bubeezi is open!

The Building Tomorrow Academy of Bubeezi, supported by The Engage Network, officially opened this morning. Students will begin class at the start of the first [...]

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January 24, 2012  |  1 Comment

Shotgun

Chances are, you don’t remember the first time you rode in a car. In fact, unless you’ve just taken a newborn home from the hospital, [...]

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November 10, 2011  |  No Comments

Boreholes & Mango Trees

7 November 2011—Determined to have a borehole operational before the start of construction on a new Building Tomorrow academy, the village of Lukindu in the [...]

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October 3, 2011  |  1 Comment

1.2 Million Reasons to Smile

One awesome evolution of the Building Tomorrow model has been the willingness of communities to make significant investments in the idea of a community supported [...]

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June 7, 2011  |  No Comments

Storms rolling in

Storms roll in during rainy season over the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya.

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May 26, 2011  |  No Comments

A is for Avocado

Jjumba Cyprian is a soft-spoken man. Three years ago as construction began at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita, Jjumba took interest in the work [...]

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April 27, 2011  |  No Comments

Construction at Kyeitabya

The ring beam was recently cast at on the 1st classroom block at the BT Academy of Kyeitabya and the 2nd classroom block is beginning [...]

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March 22, 2011  |  No Comments

World Water Day

Amazzi.
If you’re at a Building Tomorrow site, amazzi is a vital ingredient. Not only must jerrycan after jerrycan be filled of it to mix [...]

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March 16, 2011  |  No Comments

A mother’s smile

Nabaseruka Specioza smiles at the opening ceremony of the Building Tomorrow Academy of Sentigi, the school she and many mothers just like her helped build [...]

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March 8, 2011  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Gertrude

Gertrude Nanugga has lived in Gita, Uganda her whole life. She has seven children and eight grandchildren. While she only went to school through P3, [...]

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In honor of International...

Four years ago when our Building Tomorrow country director arrived for his first meeting in a tiny village called Lutisi, he was greeted by a [...]

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February 24, 2011  |  No Comments

Helping To Build Uganda’...

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February 17, 2011  |  2 Comments

Jomba – Footage of the...

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Introducing…the BT...

After cutting the ceremonial ribbon to officially declare the new…

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February 14, 2011  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Bubeezi

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February 11, 2011  |  No Comments

Photo of the week:...

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February 8, 2011  |  No Comments

video of the week: Updates...

Check out photos & video footage from our latest trip to Uganda! Academies featured: Gita, Jomba, Kyeitabya, Kiyamba, Nakaseeta & Bubeezi! Also hear a few [...]

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February 4, 2011  |  No Comments

Jomba #5

The BT Academy of Jomba (#7) is open!

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February 3, 2011  |  No Comments

Jomba #4

Community members, family & friends of future BT students worked together to ready the BT Academy of Jomba for its opening.

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February 2, 2011  |  No Comments

Jomba #3

A HUGE thank you to the City of Indianapolis and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for supporting the construction of the new BT Academy of [...]

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February 1, 2011  |  No Comments

Jomba #2

Community leaders (in yellow) celebrate the opening of their new Academy with lots and lots of singing and dancing! These leaders make up Building Tomorrow’s [...]

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January 31, 2011  |  No Comments

Jomba daily photo 1!

A classroom cleaned & ready for desks at the new BT Academy of Jomba, supported by the City of Indianapolis and the University of Wisconsin-River [...]

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January 6, 2011  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Updates...

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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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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 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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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 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 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 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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September 20, 2010  |  No Comments

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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August 30, 2010  |  No Comments

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 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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