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December 11, 2013  |  No Comments

Perspective and a ‘Walk...

“My goal for Building Tomorrow at Pinecrest is not only to raise money to build a classroom but to raise awareness about how privileged we [...]

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April 28, 2013  |  No Comments

Help Others Through Education

Originally posted by Lucy Reser on April 28, 2013 on the Wofford College Blog
Through my interviews and experiences in all three countries I have learned [...]

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August 15, 2012  |  No Comments

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  |  No Comments

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  |  No Comments

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 25, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Moses

Sweet.
That’s all I can think about when it comes to Moses. Now the word sweet can mean many things. I don’t mean sweet like, ‘Dude [...]

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July 19, 2012  |  No Comments

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  |  No Comments

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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July 4, 2012  |  No Comments

Meet Agnes

1862 – Abbe Giovanna Caselli becomes the first person to transmit a still image over wires
1900 – Constantin Perskyi used the word “television” for the [...]

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June 28, 2012  |  No Comments

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  |  No Comments

A Student’s Dream: Class...

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  |  No Comments

Meet Elizebeth, aka ‘...

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 15, 2012  |  No Comments

Cutie-pa-tutti

As much as this adorable future BT student loved to smile, he wasn’t much for talking. What he did tell us is that his name [...]

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June 13, 2012  |  No Comments

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 22, 2012  |  No Comments

Organization raising money to...

By John Roberts, Newspage Editor & Erikah Haavie, Contributing Writer
Furman University Campus News
7,613 miles: The approximate distance between Greenville, S.C., and Kampala, Uganda. 3 miles: [...]

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February 17, 2012  |  1 Comment

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 9, 2011  |  No Comments

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 9, 2011  |  No Comments

Small Towns, Big Hearts

A small high school in a small town in Washington State has teamed up with One Day’s Wages in an effort to fund the construction [...]

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November 1, 2011  |  No Comments

Five Years of Building...

We celebrated our 5th birthday with a full house at the ArtsGarden in downtown Indianapolis last Friday and it was a HUGE success. We couldn’t [...]

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October 19, 2011  |  No Comments

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  |  No Comments

You’ve met George…...

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  |  No Comments

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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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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September 30, 2011  |  No Comments

Party Time at Hope College

Here’s some creative fundraising for you: in addition to selling bricks through Building Tomorrow’s OneBrick Campaign, students at Hope College in Holland, Michigan organized a [...]

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September 28, 2011  |  2 Comments

Proud.

About a year ago, Building Tomorrow teamed up with the Jukes Foundation for Kids to provide ten scholarships for students to continue their studies following [...]

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September 21, 2011  |  No Comments

BT on Good Morning Texas

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September 19, 2011  |  No Comments

University of Notre Dame...

Original article in University of Notre Dame School of Architecture Newsletter, September 19, 2011
Building Tomorrow is one of the newest student groups at the School [...]

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September 16, 2011  |  No Comments

Here We Go!

Do you remember the day you realized, ‘wow, I’m a big kid now?’
That’s the feeling coming over us all right now in the Building Tomorrow [...]

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September 8, 2011  |  No Comments

BT Featured in The Daily Texan

The UT chapter of Building Tomorrow hosted a lecture this past Wednesday by the organization’s founder, George Srour.

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August 25, 2011  |  No Comments

What’s in your backpack?

Students across the country are headed back to school this week. And even if you don’t have kids or siblings of your own, it’s a [...]

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August 23, 2011  |  No Comments

If this is what 13 year-olds...

Building Tomorrow is founded on the belief that young people are not only full of potential for the future but highly capable of doing great [...]

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August 8, 2011  |  1 Comment

A Read-a-Thon for Education

This summer we’ve made a point to tell the incredible stories of our BTers and what they’re doing to change the world. One such inspiring [...]

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July 11, 2011  |  No Comments

Meet Esther and Gertrude at...

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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July 6, 2011  |  1 Comment

Why Are You Building Tomorrow?

How exactly do volunteers and donors differentiate one non-profit organization from the next? We wondered, too – so here are a few statements from our [...]

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July 4, 2011  |  No Comments

Random Opportunities for...

BT supporters have come across our cause in more ways than we are even aware of, so it comes as no surprise when Ellie Chernosky [...]

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June 24, 2011  |  No Comments

James Wood High School

We got an exciting letter in the mail on Monday from a young BT supporter. Emily Crawford, a Key Club student at James Wood High [...]

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June 9, 2011  |  No Comments

Today is Ugandan Heroes’...

So we thought we’d take the time to recognize all of the incredible students and individuals who dedicate themselves to Building Tomorrow everyday. We often [...]

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May 24, 2011  |  No Comments

Why We Do What We Do – A...

The number of charities and organizations representing various causes can be overwhelming. The search term “non-profit organizations” itself gets 38,800,000 hits on Google. So it’s [...]

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May 19, 2011  |  No Comments

YesKidzCan!

Here at BT, we know a good thing when we see it. And YesKidzCan! is definitely a good thing. This organization supports social entrepreneurism and [...]

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March 28, 2011  |  No Comments

Getting involved is easier...

As Building Tomorrow gets bigger and bigger, more people are joining this great cause. One of those many people is I, Tori Blum, the thirteen [...]

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February 25, 2011  |  No Comments

90 Percent.

For four years we have shared with you some pretty exciting stories—new Building Tomorrow Academies getting built, students raising hundreds of thousands of dollars in [...]

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January 27, 2011  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Allan

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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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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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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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September 13, 2010  |  No Comments

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 6, 2010  |  No Comments

Photo of the week: Exams at...

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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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