March 7, 2019

Women on the Move

Click. Tap. Send. If you’re a woman reading this in a developed country, this is probably how you transfer money…

January 30, 2019

The Power Within

There is a famous quote by author Janice Trachtman: “Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.”…

filed under: Blog,News — Amanda Grossi @ 10:37 am

December 20, 2018

O Come All Ye Literate, Joyful and Triumphant!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and over at Building Tomorrow Primary School of Kamukanga, 10-year-old Jonas just…

filed under: Blog,News — Amanda Grossi @ 11:21 am

December 7, 2018

Raise Your Voice!

Because we’re playing our part, 10-year-old Albert can now play his! A participant of our Teaching at the Right Level…

filed under: Blog,Other — Amanda Grossi @ 4:24 am

December 5, 2018

Of Minds and Miracles

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and while Santa is in his workshop making presents, we’re over in…

filed under: Blog,News — Amanda Grossi @ 2:12 am

September 14, 2018

From Crisis to Opportunity: Teaching at the Right Level

Just because a child is in school does not mean he or she is learning. In Uganda, where third grade…

filed under: Blog,News,Other — Amanda Grossi @ 2:34 am

August 9, 2018

Making Connections at Mahani Primary School

Through their extracurricular initiatives at Mahani Primary School, Building Tomorrow Fellows Lucky Natukunda and Namata Tendo are connecting teachers and…

filed under: Blog,News,Other — Tags: , , , — Amanda Grossi @ 1:58 pm

August 3, 2018

Linking Refugees with Learning

Through our Thriving Schools Program, Building Tomorrow is harnessing Community Education Volunteers to help Congolese refugees in Western Uganda access…

filed under: Blog,News,Other — Tags: , , , , — Amanda Grossi @ 6:59 am

July 6, 2018

Fellows Create Gender-Positive Ecosystems

As a winner of the World Bank #Blog4Dev contest on ending gender-based violence, Building Tomorrow Fellow Namata Tendo had the…

filed under: Blog,News — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — Amanda Grossi @ 8:10 am

June 29, 2018

Celebrating 100,000+ Students Served: A Note from Building Tomorrow’s Founder

This week, Building Tomorrow has been celebrating a major milestone—we now serve 101,832 students every day through our Building Tomorrow…

filed under: Other — Olivia Schneider @ 12:48 pm

June 20, 2018

Putting Down Roots in Adjumani District

Through the construction of three new primary schools in Adjumani District, Building Tomorrow is bringing quality education closer to the…

filed under: Blog,News — Tags: , , , , — Amanda Grossi @ 2:34 am

June 13, 2018

From Participation to Agency: Reimagining the Role of Youth for the Future We Want

filed under: Blog,News — Tags: , , — Amanda Grossi @ 4:53 am

June 11, 2018

Fruits of Their Labor

Nestled in a farming community of Nakasongola District amongst rows of cassava, sweet potato, and maize, you will also find…

filed under: Blog,News — Tags: , , , — Amanda Grossi @ 2:53 am

June 5, 2018

Catching Drops, Catching Drop-Outs

  “Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.” Perhaps nowhere is this classic paradox more true than in…

filed under: Blog,Other — Tags: , , , , — Amanda Grossi @ 12:48 am

June 1, 2018

A Call for Courage

  In this guest blog post, Building Tomorrow Fellow Henry Mulondo recounts the story of an 11-year old girl named…

filed under: Blog,Other — Amanda Grossi @ 2:28 am

April 21, 2018

Taking a Stand for Education

The earth gives a lot to those who inhabit it—food, water, air, and shelter. But thanks to a new initiative…

filed under: Blog,Other — Amanda Grossi @ 1:15 pm

March 16, 2018

New Beginnings

  Tucked in the hills of Lyantonde District between rows of beans and corn and rummaging cows is the Building…

filed under: Other — Amanda Grossi @ 8:23 am

March 9, 2018

Wonderwomen

  This International Women’s Day, Building Tomorrow is celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women by highlighting…

filed under: Other — Amanda Grossi @ 8:33 am

March 2, 2018

Against All Odds

                                       …

filed under: Blog — Amanda Grossi @ 3:19 am

February 23, 2018

The IT Girls

Information and communication technology (ICT) plays an increasingly important role in economic development, especially for developing countries that have the…

filed under: Blog — Amanda Grossi @ 3:52 am

February 2, 2018

Power to the People: Fellows Bring Clean Energy and Environmental Literacy to Rural Uganda

In a village, a boy and his homework sit swallowed in darkness. Beside him, a kerosene lamp burns dimly. Inside…

filed under: Blog — Amanda Grossi @ 6:50 am

January 18, 2018

Hungry for Education: Fellows’ Initiative Addresses Food and Nutrition Insecurity in Rural Uganda

  Uganda’s children are hungry for education. And we mean that quite literally. While the nation abolished all tuition fees…

filed under: Blog — Amanda Grossi @ 4:05 am

January 12, 2018

Putting the Men in Menstrual Hygiene Management

It has often been said that if you educate a girl, you educate a nation. The statement is hardly disputable,…

filed under: Blog — Amanda Grossi @ 10:08 am

December 14, 2017

‘Tis the season to empower students

When Building Tomorrow Fellow Sharon Nakyazze first came to Walukunyu Primary School, she found a high rate of absenteeism among…

December 13, 2017

Banking on Uganda’s Youth

Almost 70% of children in Uganda who enroll in primary school are likely to drop out before finishing the prescribed…

filed under: Blog — Amanda Grossi @ 11:55 am

December 5, 2017

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Thanks to Building Tomorrow Fellow John Kimbugwe, the students of Nabigoye Primary School now have a school garden! John worked…

November 28, 2017

Join James on #GivingTuesday

For #GivingTuesday, we’d like to celebrate the generosity of an outstanding Building Tomorrow community ambassador named James, pictured above with…

September 20, 2017

Phiona Continues Her Journey

The walk to Phiona’s old school was so far she used to make most of it in the dark. And…

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September 19, 2017

Out-of-School Siblings

Through meetings with leaders of the Makukulu community in Uganda, BT Fellow John Kimbugwe discovered siblings Steven, Sylvia, and Margaret…

filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , , — eric @ 1:20 pm

August 31, 2017

Out-of-School to the Top of the Class

Just a few months ago in the rural Kinuuka community of Uganda, 10-year old Stephen was out of school. Not…

filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , , , , — eric @ 12:19 pm

February 3, 2017

Using VSLAs to meet education needs of children

Katende Stephen and Daisy Naluwugge are two graduating fellows of the Building Tomorrow Fellows program. While conducting in home visits…

January 24, 2017

A Supporter’s Perspective: The Blantons

For the groundbreaking of the 50th Building Tomorrow Primary School in October, Building Tomorrow had the privilege of celebrating at…

April 20, 2016

Regina knows how to Build Tomorrows

Regina Ntongo, Architect in Residence (pictured above, center in blue hat) We love sharing the work Building Tomorrow is doing…

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March 23, 2016

Chief Dreamer Check-In

BT Fellow Stephen Katende Typically, my visits to see our team in the field provide ample material on which to…

March 15, 2016

Meet the New BT Fellows!

Fellows Left to Right: Namisi Allan, Okello Ibrahim, Nakyazze Sharon Violet, Ssesanga Paul (back), Kukundakwe Edna, Sanyu Angella, Adikini Sharon,…

filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , — eric @ 10:34 am

March 8, 2016

International Women’s Day 2016

Women outnumbered men 10-2 at a BT Primary School of Nyamirama Building Committee meeting last year Strongly committed to gender…

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February 9, 2016

Chief Dreamer Check-In: Terribly late, yet all is not lost

Under the shade of three mango trees, the community of Somba sang and danced to the news of the opportunity…

filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , , — eric @ 2:13 pm

November 17, 2015

Clearing and grading of the land donated by local community member Wasswa Adidas continues in preparation for school construction.

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 5:05 pm

October 1, 2015

Groundbreaking in Kyantamba! Members of the community, school construction committee, and BT Uganda join together for a ceremony celebrating the…

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 5:01 pm

September 17, 2015

The bathroom building has been completed and Wangoma is ready to open for the first school term of 2016 in…

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 5:06 pm

August 24, 2015

eric

Originally from Warsaw, Indiana, Eric relocated to Indianapolis to join the BT team as Digital Coordinator in their Indy office….

filed under: staff — eric @ 9:39 am

August 8, 2015

Construction on the school blocks is complete! Once the bathroom buildings are finished, Wangoma will be ready to open.

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 5:04 pm

August 5, 2015

College members, sign up now to attend the BT National Conference!

Join the Building Tomorrow team in beautiful Nashville, Indiana Friday, September 18th through Sunday, September 20th for our annual leadership…

filed under: Events — Tags: , , , — eric @ 1:51 pm

July 14, 2015

Raise the roof! Both school blocks are now covered with tin roofs and now the finishing touches to the inside…

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 5:00 pm

June 23, 2015

After some slight delays to construction, the walls on both blocks of the Wangoma school have been raised completely.

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 4:57 pm

April 29, 2015

Building Tomorrow, Inc. Welcomes New Board Members; Michael Stayton Elected Chairman

The Board of Directors of Building Tomorrow, Inc. has elected four new board members. They are Melanie Fitzgerald, Ken Kobe, Karen Jung and Jim McClelland. Michael Stayton has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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April 2, 2015

ground breaking is being planned

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March 23, 2015

Educate A Child partners with buildOn and Building Tomorrow

Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of Education Above All (EAA), has partnered with two NGOs, buildOn and Building Tomorrow,…

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March 16, 2015

ronah

coming soon!

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talent

coming soon!

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willy

coming soon!

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willy

Willy Kajubi has been working closely with Joseph and our Jack of All Trades in the US office to develop…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:43 am

vivek

Vivek holds a Bachelor’s degree in Technology and Master’s degree in Education from India. He has more than half a…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:42 am

vincent

Vincent Luboobi comes to the Building Tomorrow team after completing studies in electrical contracting at Kisuubi Technical Institute. While Vincent…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:41 am

robert

coming soon!

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kate

coming soon!

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julius

coming soon!

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joseph

Joseph Kaliisa Bagambaki holds a Bachelors of Business and Administration and a Diploma for social work and project management &…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:35 am

jjumba

Jjumba Cyprian just finished working in Mukono District, where he oversaw the completion and opening of BT’s NA Barakat Primary…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:33 am

henry

coming soon!

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:32 am

george

George Srour, 30, is the Founder and Chief Dreamer of Building Tomorrow, Inc. (BT). Srour attended the College of William…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:31 am

geoffrey

coming soon!

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fred

coming soon!

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doreen

coming soon!

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:26 am

william

William Burungu, better known as Burungu to his colleagues, is currently in charge of overseeing construction in Luwero District for…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:25 am

allan

Allan Kamoga is BT’s newest member of our team and has taken up residence in Lyantonde District as our on-site…

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:23 am

africano

coming soon!

filed under: staff — admin @ 10:13 am

March 12, 2015

The foundations for each block of the school are complete! The walls will start going up soon!

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 4:55 pm

March 3, 2015

groundbreaking is set!

filed under: School Update — Tags: — admin @ 5:05 pm

February 4, 2015

Groundbreaking!

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 4:53 pm

January 12, 2015

Community members from in and around Wangoma made a formal commitment today to support the construction of a new primary…

filed under: School Update — Tags: — eric @ 4:35 pm

December 22, 2014

Chief Dreamer Check-In

Ten years ago this evening, two friends and I embarked on a mission to deliver a Christmas in Kampala. With…

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December 19, 2014

We’re hiring a US-based Director of Operations!

Building Tomorrow invites interested individuals to apply for our Indianapolis, IN-based Director of Operations position. This position will afford the…

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December 5, 2014

Announcing School #27!

Thanks to the efforts of BT chapters & supporters from across the US and, now, the community of Oyomai, Uganda…

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November 24, 2014

Announcing School #26!

Thanks to the efforts of students at DePauw University & William & Mary and, now, the community of Akolodongo, Uganda…

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November 9, 2014

Announcing School #25!

Thanks to the BT’s network of chapters & supporters and, now, the community of Kisaluwoko, Uganda – construction has started…

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October 17, 2014

Announcing School #24!

Thanks to the BT Chapter at UNC-Chapel Hill and, now, the community of Guyaguya, Uganda – construction is scheduled to…

filed under: Headlines — Tags: , , , — admin @ 1:58 pm

September 29, 2014

Building Tomorrow, Indianapolis-based nonprofit, launches initiative to enroll 51,000 out-of-school students in Uganda

For immediate release INDIANAPOLIS – Today, Building Tomorrow announced plans to embark on its most ambitious project in its eight-year…

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September 22, 2014

Announcing School #23!

Thanks to the friends & family of Kathy Ellis-Inman and, now, the community of Angerepo, Uganda – construction is scheduled…

filed under: Headlines — Tags: , , , — admin @ 9:20 am

September 12, 2014

Building Tomorrow | It Takes A Village

(Excerpt below – Read the full article by Megan Fernandez in the Indianapolis Monthly) Oprah started one school in Africa….

filed under: Headlines — admin @ 10:26 am

September 6, 2014

Announcing School #22!

Thanks to the generosity of anonymous supporters of the University of Notre Dame and, now, the community of Isingo, Uganda…

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August 14, 2014

Announcing School #21!

Thanks to the generosity of anonymous supporters of the University of Notre Dame and, now, the community of Kongota, Uganda…

filed under: Headlines — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 12:57 pm

August 6, 2014

Punch Burger, Weber Grill top the 2nd Annual Indy Burger Battle

More than 350 attendees enjoyed plenty of burgers and beer under sunny skies this past Saturday at the Second Annual…

filed under: Blog,Events — Tags: , , , — admin @ 3:51 pm

July 18, 2014

Creative teaching at Kabasegwa

Starting last year, Building Tomorrow teamed up with STiR Education – an organization working to develop teachers as changemakers by…

filed under: Blog — Tags: , , , — admin @ 10:51 am

June 18, 2014

Chief Dreamer Check-in | June 2014

Last Wednesday, as we made our way to the community of Butiiti, Henry Katongole, our Chief Community Development Officer let…

filed under: Blog — Tags: , , — admin @ 9:39 am

June 12, 2014

BT Digest | June 2014

Meet Kate!  |  Hiring in UG  |  Construction  |  Father’s Day idea  |  Chicago Event  |  Thanks NW Elementary! Welcome…

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April 22, 2014

It’s auction week!

We’re pretty excited. Despite the fact that our office is a sight for sore eyes, things are falling into place!…

filed under: Events — Tags: — admin @ 5:30 pm

April 9, 2014

#giveusyourtomorrow

Before we say anything else, we want to say thank you. In the past, your support has helped us to…

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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 sun-filled Friday in…

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March 20, 2014

School #20…and counting!

Thanks to the generosity of Indiana University, DePauw University, Hope College and, now, the community of Kibimba, Uganda – construction…

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March 14, 2014

Tunaalabagana

This time four years ago, graduation was quickly approaching and I still was a bit unsure of what was next….

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March 10, 2014

Kabasegwa is open!

In the remote village of Kabasegwa, Uganda, where there once existed little more than a grass-thatched hut, now stands a…

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March 3, 2014

Education is…

UNC Building Tomorrow created a chalk board with the phrase “Education is…” The organization members were the first to fill…

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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 Tomorrow, we envision a world where…

filed under: Blog — admin @ 6:23 pm

February 25, 2014

Spread the word…we’re hiring!

do you… have experience of successfully working alongside a team of diverse individuals? have a passion for education equality and…

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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 in Uganda! Follow its progress…

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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 to digest the astonishing…

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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 welcomes as future students organized…

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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 board meeting, had the opportunity…

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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, and both. On average, in…

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December 23, 2013

The Blueprint

If you were to ask any member of our team, I am confident they would agree with the sentiment that…

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December 19, 2013

Innovation

On a site visit earlier this year, Henry Katongole, now our Chief Community Development Officer brought me over to a…

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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 chapter of Building Tomorrow…

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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 a classroom but to raise…

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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 to provide access to a…

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November 14, 2013

Thankful

A few weeks ago, I took a trip to the post office to mail some ‘getting started’ items to Emory…

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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 are Jean S. Blackwell, Elizabeth…

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Introducing the Building Tomorrow Fellowship

In a few months, Building Tomorrow will open the doors on its 18th Academy in Uganda, signaling the completion of…

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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 coined them a nickname: ‘M&E.’…

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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 you our 2012 year in…

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BT Road Trip 2013

This fall, I will be taking another BT Road Trip to connect with as many students as possible on new…

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August 14, 2013

Indy Burger Battle = Huge Success!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! The first annual Indy Burger Battle was a huge success! More than 300 people…

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July 23, 2013

Katie Zarich Joins Building Tomorrow USA!

It is with great excitement that we announce the addition of Katie Zarich to the Building Tomorrow USA team! Katie…

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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, recently joined the BT team…

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July 8, 2013

Power Africa

To all the students and former students out there, imagine having only until sunset, or around 7 PM, to complete…

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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 member of the Bugabo community….

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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 on a trip to Uganda….

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June 25, 2013

It takes a village

On a gently sloping hill, just off a dirt road, in a little village a couple hours drive outside of…

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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 the Western edge of Uganda’s…

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June 6, 2013

Kidula is Open!

On May 25, 2013, four University of Chapel Hill students joined families, students, community leaders, and Ministry officials to open…

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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 be more excited to have…

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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 interviews and experiences in…

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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, supported by One Day’s Wages…

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March 20, 2013

BT-Uganda

Our entire team in Uganda last week after a long day of hands-on construction training with UVA architecture grad-student, Megan…

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March 14, 2013

Truer words…

pictured – Shelley, a P3 student at the new BT Academy of Kyeitabya

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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 a pen and paper as…

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February 21, 2013

We’re hiring!

We invite interested individuals to apply for our USA-based Director of Development (aka Financial Optimist) position. This newly-created position will…

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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 – super soft!)…

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January 23, 2013

Moving Forward

On the dusty roads of rural northern India, as camels pass carrying loads of bricks and the paved roads give…

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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 organization”. This is what our…

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December 18, 2012

Forbes 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs

Original article featured on Forbes by Randall Lane Building Tomorrow’s Founder & Chief Dreamer, George Srour, was recognized as one…

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December 13, 2012

Kabasegwa Updates

Check out construction progress on the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa, supported by Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University…

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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 believe…

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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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December 3, 2012

Building Tomorrow Fundraises for Global Education

original article by Thomas Davis, The Ramapo News Building Tomorrow is a national organization aimed to provide students in Uganda…

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November 30, 2012

‘Expired’

20+ dads working their tails off at the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kidula. In their words, their time has…

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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 keeps on giving year after…

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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 right now. But I seriously…

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November 2, 2012

Kabasegwa Construction

Construction is definitely a community effort at the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa, supported by Kappa Kappa Gamma at…

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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 essence, our work is one…

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October 22, 2012

Empowered

Below is a guest post from Erin Owenby, Director of the Building Tomorrow chapter at UNC-Chapel Hill: When I provide…

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October 17, 2012

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,…

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October 15, 2012

Reimagining Education in East Africa

At the 2012 CGI Meeting President Clinton delivers a Commitment Announcement on behalf of Building Tomorrow, Chopper Trading, Masimo Corporation,…

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October 10, 2012

‘Bike to Uganda’ in the Pit to build schools

By Jordan Bailey for The Daily Tarheel (originally posted 10/08/12 9:31pm) Students started the more than 7,000-mile bike ride to…

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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 driven over 1600 miles, through…

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September 24, 2012

HUGE news from CGI 2012

Earlier this morning, right after Secretary Clinton addressed the crowd at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in NYC,…

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September 21, 2012

Groundbreaking #14!

Earlier today the community of Kabasegwa, Uganda celebrated the official groundbreaking of the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa, supported…

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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, TN hanging out in the…

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September 11, 2012

International Literacy Day

This Saturday was International Literacy Day – celebrated by many with the act of snuggling up with a book. Following…

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September 6, 2012

Apollo on Kyeitabya

Last month, community members in the village of Kyeitabya, Uganda celebrated the completion & formal commissioning of their new school,…

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September 4, 2012

Updates from Lukindu

Taken earlier today in Lwengo District, Uganda, masons are hard at work laying bricks for the walls of the future…

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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 role of “Chapter Person” –…

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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 the construction of our academies….

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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”…

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August 13, 2012

Special Olympics Volunteer Inspired by Fearless Athlete

by: guest blogger, Special Olympics via The Case Foundation In June, we released what we believe are five elements to…

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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,…

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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 20, 2012. The Academy of…

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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 funded projects. We’re proud to…

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August 3, 2012

Nine & Ten

Friday couldn’t have come soon enough, so the community of Kyeitabya decided to party early. A kasiki—an overnight Bugandan celebration…

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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…

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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 why she got involved, what…

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July 26, 2012

‘Building Tomorrow’ – one school at a time in Uganda

By Chelsea Clinton, NBC News KAMPALA, Uganda – The Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita, about an hour outside of Uganda’s…

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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 can mean many things….

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July 20, 2012

President Bill Clinton Visits Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita

Visit highlights commitment to build 60 academies and provide improve quality of education. KAMPALA, UGANDA—On his first trip to Uganda…

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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…

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July 16, 2012

President Clinton to Visit Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita

Visit reinforces commitment to provide access to quality education in 60 academies by 2016 INDIANAPOLIS — On Friday, July 20,…

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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…

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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 the special event arrives. Pure…

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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, a.k.a Indianapolis. But here’s how…

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July 4, 2012

Meet Agnes

1862 – Abbe Giovanna Caselli becomes the first person to transmit a still image over wires 1900 – Constantin Perskyi…

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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 BT staff for 2…

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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 about Building Tomorrow when George came…

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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…

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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…

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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 of freshly planted maize, ground-nuts…

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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…

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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…

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June 15, 2012

Cutie-pa-tutti

As much as this adorable future BT student loved to smile, he wasn’t much for talking. What he did tell…

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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…

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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 of the generous family…

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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 the first time to check…

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June 5, 2012

Vantage Point

Looks like things are wrapping up well for our 10th Academy, the Building Tomorrow NA Barakat Academy of Nakaseeta! The…

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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 wonderful job raising money and…

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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 the topic of discussion for…

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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 last year!

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May 3, 2012

Introducing Kabasegwa

Today marks the start of the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kabasegwa (#14!), supported by Kappa Kappa Gamma at The…

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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 teacher housing going up at…

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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 to Uganda and raised $4,023…

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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 the weekend in Washington D.C….

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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 and children in Uganda,…

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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 Uganda, Joseph Kaliisa. He updates…

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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 the last…

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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 big believers that getting…

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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 nothing in return,” wrote Brianne…

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March 6, 2012

Dream big!

A couple of weeks ago we got an email, completely out of the blue, from Sydni, a youth director from…

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February 22, 2012

Organization raising money to construct schoolhouse in Uganda

By John Roberts, Newspage Editor & Erikah Haavie, Contributing Writer Furman University Campus News 7,613 miles: The approximate distance between…

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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…

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February 16, 2012

The Importance of Building Tomorrow

-Hayley Swindell The Odyssey Online – Texas – Kappa Kappa Gamma A reoccurring problem that our world seems to constantly…

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January 30, 2012

#OneDaysEducation

Last week, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown released a report saying “the world is facing a hidden and silent…

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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. Students will begin class at…

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January 24, 2012

Shotgun

Chances are, you don’t remember the first time you rode in a car. In fact, unless you’ve just taken a…

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January 10, 2012

The Hip Humanitarian Project collects and auctions high-end fashion to benefit local charities

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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 Kampala delivery. Today, seven Building…

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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 Ward, my classmate and district…

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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…

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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…

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November 29, 2011

Raise the Roof

You’re probably getting more emails about online shopping deals this week than you care to count. But we’re pretty sure…

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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…

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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 10, 2011

Boreholes & Mango Trees

7 November 2011—Determined to have a borehole operational before the start of construction on a new Building Tomorrow academy, the…

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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 One Day’s Wages in an…

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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 a pit latrine take shape….

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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 last Friday and it was…

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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 engaging young people in the…

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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 & Mary, enrolled in the University…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 poverty, awarded Building Tomorrow their…

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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 make significant investments in the…

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September 30, 2011

Building Tomorrow’s Five Year Commitment

New outreach to benefit more than 18,000 students. INDIANAPOLIS — Building Tomorrow, Inc., an Indianapolis-based social-profit enterprise has announced a…

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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…

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September 28, 2011

Proud.

About a year ago, Building Tomorrow teamed up with the Jukes Foundation for Kids to provide ten scholarships for students…

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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 a list of meetings, visits…

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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 to Uganda, where students attempt…

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September 21, 2011

BT on Good Morning Texas

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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 “Birthday for a Cause” campaign….

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September 19, 2011

University of Notre Dame School of Architecture – Building Tomorrow

Original article in University of Notre Dame School of Architecture Newsletter, September 19, 2011 Building Tomorrow is one of the…

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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 coming over us all…

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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 Dame’s School of Architecture, reached…

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September 8, 2011

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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September 7, 2011

BT Across the US of A.

Our college chapters & young supporters are back in action with big plans for the upcoming semester. Kicking things off…

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September 6, 2011

Labor Day Lemonade Stands

Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! We’re especially excited about how Braden Stelljes celebrated in Williamsburg, VA: a…

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Needs and Deeds

Design between architecture’s practice and academy for areas in need. By: Angie Schmitt for AIArchitect, Architect Magazine Imagine you have…

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September 2, 2011

UT Tabling for BT

Kappa Kappa Gammas at the University of Texas at Austin are back on-campus and tabling to support BT. Next week…

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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 until September 15th, we thought…

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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 don’t have kids or siblings…

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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 potential for the future but…

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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 the last day in the…

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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 the Indiana State Fair to…

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August 12, 2011

#PhotoOfTheDay

We often explain the work of BT using words to describe the schools we build, the US students who work…

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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 at Building Tomorrow to…

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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 what they’re doing to change…

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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 Social Investment Council’s 2nd Annual…

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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. Here at Building Tomorrow, we’re…

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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 be his “moment of obligation”…

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July 27, 2011

Tubasanyukidde

As the school year approaches, our BT chapters are hard at work. Chapter leaders are making arrangements for call-out meetings,…

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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 is a country geared towards…

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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 is so much need at…

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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 – our birthday. Most birthdays…

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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…

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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 towards their cause. It’s important…

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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 awesome organization called One Day’s…

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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…

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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. You’re passionate about education equality…

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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, too – so here are…

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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 of, so it comes as…

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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 than one role. They protect…

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June 29, 2011

LugaFlow Flavor

So earlier this week we released our very first music video – a cover of “Shoop” by Salt-N-Pepa. We like…

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June 27, 2011

Build

Maybe you didn’t know this about us, but the Building Tomorrow Team is made up of a pretty sweet (and…

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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. Emily Crawford, a Key Club…

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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 Ndere Dance Troupe. If not…

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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 as the Olympics and the…

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June 17, 2011

“Be serious and you will succeed”

Building Tomorrow’s Country Director in Uganda, Joseph Kaliisa, addresses a group of P7 (7th grade) students at the Building Tomorrow…

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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 first official fundraiser took place…

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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 their profile-pictures to our logo…

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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 individuals who dedicate themselves to…

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June 7, 2011

Storms rolling in

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

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June 3, 2011

BT Interns on ‘TV’!

Check out the interview one of our Social Media Interns, Estelle Rousseau, had with The Pulse Network for their “Follow…

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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 is a fairly new course…

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May 31, 2011

Learn Luganda

Building Tomorrow is launching a new Twitter campaign to help our associates and supporters learn Luganda, the most widely spoken…

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May 27, 2011

Changing the future starts with Building Tomorrow

(via Matthew Tully, Indianapolis Star) As I walked out of a restaurant recently, Jim Morris, the former head of the…

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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 Tomorrow Academy of Gita, Jjumba…

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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 “non-profit organizations” itself gets 38,800,000…

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May 19, 2011

YesKidzCan!

Here at BT, we know a good thing when we see it. And YesKidzCan! is definitely a good thing. This…

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May 10, 2011

Building Communities

Last summer, Natalie Sutton founded a chapter of Building Tomorrow at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and in one…

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Bubeezi Under Construction

Construction continues on the third & final classroom block at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Bubeezi in Mpigi District.

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April 27, 2011

Construction at Kyeitabya

The ring beam was recently cast at on the 1st classroom block at the BT Academy of Kyeitabya and the…

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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, text messages and phone calls…

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April 12, 2011

On Reflection – Students I’ll Long Remember

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April 6, 2011

Plan B

One of the many things we’ve learned over time at Building Tomorrow is the importance of Plan B (and C,…

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Awesome event signage

Check out this awesome signage put up by the Building Tomorrow chapter at Davidson College for their annual “How far…

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April 5, 2011

Place a brick.

(The following is a poem written by one of our supporters, Fernanda Cámara. We hope you like it as much…

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Symbolic bike ride funds new school

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March 31, 2011

U.Va. Duo Receives Davis Projects for Peace Grant

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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 of those many people is…

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March 22, 2011

World Water Day

Amazzi. If you’re at a Building Tomorrow site, amazzi is a vital ingredient. Not only must jerrycan after jerrycan be…

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March 16, 2011

A mother’s smile

Nabaseruka Specioza smiles at the opening ceremony of the Building Tomorrow Academy of Sentigi, the school she and many mothers…

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March 14, 2011

What does an education cost?

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March 8, 2011

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…

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In honor of International Women’s Day…

Four years ago when our Building Tomorrow country director arrived for his first meeting in a tiny village called Lutisi,…

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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 getting built, students raising hundreds…

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February 24, 2011

Helping To Build Uganda’s Future, One School At A Time

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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 inquired as to my thoughts…

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What Did Your Education Cost?

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February 19, 2011

Indianapolis business community pitches in for Ugandan school

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February 17, 2011

Jomba – Footage of the day’s events

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Introducing…the BT Academy of Jomba

After cutting the ceremonial ribbon to officially declare the new…

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February 14, 2011

Photo of the week: Bubeezi

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Building Tomorrow, One challenge at a time.

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February 11, 2011

Photo of the week: Construction in Kyeitabya

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February 9, 2011

3 campaigners, 6 years, 7 schools: Building Tomorrow

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February 8, 2011

video of the week: Updates from Uganda!

Check out photos & video footage from our latest trip to Uganda! Academies featured: Gita, Jomba, Kyeitabya, Kiyamba, Nakaseeta &…

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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 24,000 bricks builds…

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February 4, 2011

Jomba #5

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

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February 3, 2011

Jomba #4

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

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February 2, 2011

Jomba #3

A HUGE thank you to the City of Indianapolis and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for supporting the construction of…

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February 1, 2011

Jomba #2

Community leaders (in yellow) celebrate the opening of their new Academy with lots and lots of singing and dancing! These…

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January 31, 2011

Your School Costs a Lot More Than the Ones in Uganda

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Jomba daily photo 1!

A classroom cleaned & ready for desks at the new BT Academy of Jomba, supported by the City of Indianapolis…

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January 28, 2011

What did your education cost?

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Behind the scenes @ Clark Elementary

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January 27, 2011

video of the week: Clark Elementary Sits for Good

“…and even a child can make big changes, too.” Well said, Clark Elementary.

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Photo of the week: Allan

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January 26, 2011

School is Expensive

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January 25, 2011

Building Tomorrow

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What does an education cost?

My dad always told me that nothing in life is free. Turns out…he was right. In 2000, the United Nations…

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January 18, 2011

Photo of the week: Jomba’s Opening

Over the weekend, community members, local leaders, BT staff, supporters from the US and even the VP of Uganda came…

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January 13, 2011

Six Campus Groups Receive Arthur R. Metz Philanthropic Funds for Student Projects

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January 12, 2011

Video of the week: BT + Bananagrams

We’re pretty big fans of bananagrams, if you can’t tell. It’s a great brain-break after long days @ the office!…

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January 6, 2011

Photo of the week: Updates from Kyeitabya

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December 20, 2010

Photo of the week: King & Queen of the Ugly Sweater Party!

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December 16, 2010

Photo of the week: Let it snow!

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December 13, 2010

Video of the week: Happy Holidays

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

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December 8, 2010

Photo of the week: Finishing touches at Jomba

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

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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 to original bsubt.wordpress.com) This…

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December 4, 2010

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…

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December 2, 2010

World Cup Perspective

Following the announcement of the host countries for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup tournaments (to be held in…

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November 29, 2010

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…

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November 19, 2010

Video of the week: Lutisi in 60 seconds

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November 15, 2010

Photo of the week: Design & Build

From concept to construction…Building Tomorrow’s N.A. Barakat Academy of Nakaseeta is taking shape. Designed by a team of engineers with…

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November 12, 2010

Video of the week: How are we Building Tomorrow in Uganda?

Hear from Joseph Kaliisa, BT’s Country Director in Uganda, as he describes many of the ways he and his staff…

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November 8, 2010

Photo of the week: What do you want to be when you grow up?

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November 5, 2010

Video of the week: Celebrations at Sentigi

Hundreds of community members enjoy song and dance celebrations at the opening of their new school, the BT Academy of…

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BT ‘Walks the Talk,’ Opens Sixth Academy in Uganda

NOVEMBER 2, 2010—More than 200 community members, future students and local dignitaries officially opened the Building Tomorrow Academy of Sentigi,…

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November 2, 2010

Photo of the week: Brick by Brick @ Middlebury

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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 to original bsubt.wordpress.com) I…

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October 28, 2010

Video of the week: How is BT perceived in Uganda?

Hear what one District Representative in Sentigi, Uganda had to say at the opening ceremony for the new BT Academy…

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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…

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Photo of the week: Kayima

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October 20, 2010

Video of the week: Practicing English @ Lutisi

Students at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Lutisi, supported by Key Club International, practice their English for friends and family…

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October 19, 2010

Photo of the week: BT @ Franklin College

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October 14, 2010

Video of the week: an Interview with Jennifer Bunkwaitse, Headmistress at Lutisi

Jennifer Bunkwaitse, Headmistress at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Lutisi, supported by Key Club International, talks to Building Tomorrow about…

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October 13, 2010

Updates from Uganda: Jomba

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

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October 12, 2010

Photo of the week: Nakaseeta

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October 6, 2010

Students ‘Bike to Uganda’ to raise money for school construction

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October 5, 2010

Photo of the week: Bike to Uganda at UNC-Chapel Hill

This week, hundreds of students, faculty and community members are biking to Uganda at UNC-Chapel Hill in an effort to…

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October 4, 2010

Video of the week: Brick making 101

Community volunteers in Uganda’s Kiboga District form interlocking stabilized soil bricks (ISSBs) for the future Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya….

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September 28, 2010

Building Tomorrow: Bike to Uganda @ UNC

By Sonya Chugar (Her Campus) (view original article online at hercampus.com) Noodles, bikes and a charitable spirit. In the next…

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September 27, 2010

Video of the week: an interview with Gerald Kasibante

In the early spring of 2009, when BT first visited the community of Sentigi to discuss the possibility of opening…

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Photo of the week: Apollo Muganiirast

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Student group stands up to promote education in Uganda

By Margaret Ely | IDS Reports (view original article online at www.idsnews.com) POSTED AT 10:30 PM ON Sep. 26, 2010…

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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 have access to primary education….

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September 20, 2010

Video of the week: A donor’s impact in Uganda

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

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Photo of the week: Progress at Nakaseeta

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September 13, 2010

Video of the week: tour the future BT Academy of Kyeitabya

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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…

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Photo of the week: Paolo!

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September 10, 2010

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…

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September 6, 2010

Photo of the week: Exams at Buwasa

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Video of the week: the StandOff

This month, college students across the country will be taking a stand for something we all too often take for…

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August 30, 2010

Video of the week – A look @ rural Uganda

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Photo of the week: ISSBs for the future BT Academy of Bubeezi

The future BT Academy of Bubeezi, supported by The Engage Network, is BT’s first to be constructed using interlocking stabilized…

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August 25, 2010

BT Academy of Gita, supported by U.Va., opens

KAMPALA (18 August 2010)—Hundreds of parents, families, students and prominent local leaders joined in a seven-hour chorus of celebration commemorating…

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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….

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Photo of the week: Immaculate

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Video of the week: Opening ceremonies at Gita

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August 2, 2010

Nakaseeta 8/2/2010

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

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July 26, 2010

Arch Students Build School in Uganda

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

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July 16, 2010

Indy social-profit building schools in Uganda

Working for equal education, brick by brick

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July 12, 2010

BT Statement on Kampala Attacks

Building Tomorrow Uganda’s six in-country staff members and all overseas visitors touring BT sites were unaffected by Sunday evening’s terrorist…

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July 2, 2010

3 Clicks 1 Brick Facebook Challenge!

We’re trying to raise the resources for a new classroom in Uganda and we need your help! We’ve secured the…

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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 your help! We’ve secured the…

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June 17, 2010

Laying Foundation for Change in Uganda

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

More Photos from the Uganda Trip

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June 8, 2010

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

6/7 Update

The trip winds down with the final days in Kyeitabya.

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June 2, 2010

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

6/1 Update

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

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May 28, 2010

5/28 Uganda Update

Another busy day at the construction site.

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May 27, 2010

5/27 Uganda Update

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

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May 26, 2010

Uganda Update

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

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May 24, 2010

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

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

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

Accelerating toward the finish line: Building Tomorrow at nearly $35,000

(view original article online @ http://bit.ly/amzrLL) By Amelia Montgomery Published: Thursday, April 29, 2010 On any college campus the promise…

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April 21, 2010

Student bikers race to build schools in Uganda

(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…

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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…

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April 20, 2010

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…

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April 16, 2010

Students bike, raise money for Uganda

(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 |…

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Bike to Uganda connects philanthropy to Little 5

(view original article online @ http://tiny.cc/s8978) By: Katherine Janowski The DePauw Issue date: 4/16/10 Section: Going the Distance Little 5…

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April 7, 2010

BT enters the Little 500 scene at IU!

(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…

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March 16, 2010

Studio reCOVER – Gita Primary School Wins The American Institute of Architects Education Honor Award

(view original article online @ http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/AIAB082418) 2010 AIA Education Honor Awards Program Studio reCOVER – Gita Primary School The American…

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March 9, 2010

Senior Hopes to Finish “Building Tomorrow” for Children in Uganda Before She Graduates

(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…

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March 3, 2010

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…

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March 1, 2010

Students join forces to build Ugandan schools

(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…

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February 1, 2010

A word from Desmond Tutu…

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Building Tomorrow supports education in Wakiso

(view original article online here http://bit.ly/9N2Lmg) by Ephraim Kasozi, Daily Monitor, Uganda Kampala Over 1,500 pupils at Sentigi, Gita and…

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January 21, 2010

NC grad encourages elementary students to help others

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/9tMF9l) by Gretchen Becker, Indy Star It’s been less than 10 years since George Srour…

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January 13, 2010

…and then there were eight!

On Monday, January 11, amidst an eager crowd of community members and volunteers, BT staff and local leaders, Building Tomorrow…

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October 22, 2009

Building Tomorrow with George Srour

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/4DhEvB) Posted by Michelle Garrett Source: BBA News – McCombs Undergraduate Business School On October…

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October 20, 2009

Founder of Building Tomorrow to speak at UT

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/KEVK3) by GradNews The Official Blog of the Graduate School at the University of Texas…

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October 12, 2009

BT & Key Club International

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We’re Building Tomorrow. Wanna help?

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Have you given your $1 yet?

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$1.81

(view original article at http://bit.ly/dsUnR) Spirit & Place Festival By GEORGE SROUR At first glance, the Meeting Point Learning Centre…

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What Do You Stand For?

GREENCASTLE, IN (27 Sept 2009)—This past weekend, DePauw University took a stand for Universal Primary Education. Six students in the…

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Winners Announced: 2009 Open Architecture Challenge

September 8th, 2009 – A team of young engineers from Gifford LLP, a London-based engineering consultancy firm, received the award…

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Groundbreaking Takes Place at UWRF Supported BT Academy of Jomba

KAMPALA, UGANDA (17 August)—Building Tomorrow, Inc. (BT) is proud to announce the groundbreaking of the future BT Academy of Jomba,…

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School Bells Ring at Building Tomorrow Academy of Kiyamba

(05 June 2009) INDIANAPOLIS—Parents this morning in the village of Kiyamba, Uganda did what they’ve anticipated doing for nearly 18…

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Design for Tomorrow

Will you design the classroom of the future? BT and Architecture for Humanity (AFH) have teamed up in search of…

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Bike to Uganda 2009: Coming Soon to a School Near You!

This April, five universities across the country will take on a challenge of epic proportions. In total, they will attempt…

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Students Return from Uganda with Renewed Enthusiasm for BT

A delegation of 11 undergraduate students and four adults recently returned from a two week trip to Uganda, the first…

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International Competition Launches to Improve the Design of Classrooms Around the World

Davos, Switzerland – Thursday, January 29, 2009 — Worldwide, 776 million people are illiterate. To address this crisis by providing…

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Vice President of Uganda Endorses Building Tomorrow

KAMPALA, UGANDA–On the eve of the groundbreaking for the Building Tomorrow (BT) Academy of Gita, His Excellency the Vice President…

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Construction Begins for Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita

GITA, UGANDA—To the beat of native drums, Building Tomorrow (BT) and the village community of Gita, Uganda celebrated the groundbreaking…

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BT Chapter Updates

Three BT chapters and partners have had a very productive year, raising funds for three new primary schools in Uganda…

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BT Begins Construction in Kiyamba

New primary school funded by Butler University’s chapter of Ambassadors for Children will be BT’s first school in the Kiboga…

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Two BT Academies to Open

Villages of Bembe and Buwasa ready for the opening of two new primary school academies, set to serve a total…

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BT Wraps Up Awesome 2007

As Building Tomorrow (BT) wraps up its first full year as an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we have much to…

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Hima Cement is Building Tomorrow

Donation of 350 bags of cement (17,500kg) from Hima Cement to be used in construction for BT Academy of Bembe,…

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BT Founder Named Echoing Green Fellow

Organization selected as one of 20 worldwide to receive seed funding and support to continue expansion both in United States…

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Plans Take Shape for New BT Academy

To get the most up-to-date information and recent pictures of the BT Academy of Bembe, click here! In line with…

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Join the Race to Uganda!

Marathons, century rides and decathlons will take a back seat this April as The University of Virginia and The College…

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First ’07 BT Delegation in Uganda

A delegation of 13 undergraduate students and four adults are in Uganda for two weeks as part of the first…

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Tutu Named BT Honorary Chairman

Known as a champion of peace, an inspiration to the global community and a believer in the power of young…

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BT Announces Opening of First School

KAMPALA, UGANDA – 29 April 2006 – Sixteen months after a surprise Christmas Day 2004 delivery of $45,000 by students…

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October 8, 2009

Davidson Orchestra Plans ‘Concerts for a Cause’

(view original story online at http://bit.ly/3Mzb0h) By Megan Sprague | Lake Norman Navigator Source: Mooresville Tribune Published: October 8, 2009…

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September 22, 2009

Building Tomorrow Together

(view original story online at http://bit.ly/ckUSe) By: Ellen Kobe The DePauw Posted: 9/22/09 There are 41 million children living in…

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September 16, 2009

Winners Announced

2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom http://www.openarchitecturenetwork.org/competitions/challenge/2009

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Sound Migration feat. DJ Solly Concert Benefiting Building Tomorrow (DePauw)

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September 10, 2009

Competing for a Cause

Competing for a Cause http://arieff.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/competing-for-a-cause/

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June 8, 2009

School Opens in Uganda Thanks to Butler Student Fundraising Effort

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June 5, 2009

School Bells Ring at Building Tomorrow Academy of Kiyamba

(05 June 2009) INDIANAPOLIS—Parents this morning in the village of Kiyamba, Uganda did what they’ve anticipated doing for nearly …

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May 5, 2009

Building a Future

NEED – The Humanitarian Magazine http://www.needmagazine.com/blog/2009/05/05/building-a-future/ http://needmagazine.blogspot.com/2009/05/building-future.html (original story below) Building a Future Posted by Sudhin Shah on May 5th…

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April 29, 2009

Building Tomorrow founder lectures on development, education

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/4e1vkk) By Kelsey Lilley Source: The Davidsonian Wednesday, April 29, 2009 It started with a…

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March 18, 2009

Tech races UVa to Uganda in charity event

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/KZx8P) by Ryan Trapp, CT news staff writer Source: CollegiateTimes.com Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Virginia…

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January 29, 2009

Students work with Uganda Schools

(view original story online at http://bit.ly/khN8w) By: Molly Madden Source: The Observer Posted: 1/29/09 About a dozen upper-level architecture students…

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November 7, 2008

Space to dream: Alumni choose vocations of service

(view original article online at http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/archive/2008/wm-alumni-choose-vocations-of-service-001.php) by Erin Zagursky Source: William & Mary News & Events November 7, 2008 Since…

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October 23, 2008

With Support From U.Va., Construction Begins on New School in Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/QL0Dr) by: Jane Ford Source: UVA Today October 23, 2008 — To the beat of…

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May 23, 2008

Notre Dame Students Donate to Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/3N6r4f) Source: Inside INdiana Business 23 May 2008 A University of Notre Dame student club…

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May 22, 2008

ND Student Group Raises $35,000 To Build Ugandan School

(view original story online at http://bit.ly/1j9FxF) Source: Tribune Staff Report May 22, 2008 SOUTH BEND — University of Notre Dame…

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May 21, 2008

Notre Dame Students Raise $35,000 for School in Uganda

(view original story online at http://bit.ly/1tT9Y4) PAUL HORN Source: ND Newswire DATE: MAY 21, 2008 University of Notre Dame students…

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May 12, 2008

Summer Vacation: Building a School in Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/jmVXo) Source: Butler University May 12, 2008 There will be a new school in Uganda…

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May 6, 2008

It Takes a Global Village: U.Va. Students Collaborate to Help Fund and Design New Schools in Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/11VRAb) by: Matt Bierce Source: UVA Today May 6, 2008 — “Contagious” is perhaps the…

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April 11, 2008

Students Pedal for a Good Cause

(view original story online at http://bit.ly/IgM4Y) By AMANDA COCHARA Source: Indiana Daily Student APR. 11, 2008 Little 500 riders may…

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April 9, 2008

Students, faculty to ‘bike to Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/2ONUQ) By JOANNA BARNETT Source: Indiana Daily Student APR. 9, 2008 Racers practicing for the…

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February 7, 2008

Show to Benefit Building [Tomorrow]

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/6IIMM) By: Elizabeth Kelly The Observer Posted: 2/7/08 Through the partnership between Notre Dame’s Africa…

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October 24, 2007

U.Va. groups design new school for Gita, Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/ucwhY) Fundraising, design efforts culminate in groundbreaking ceremony last week in Gita Prateek Vasireddy, Cavalier…

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October 11, 2007

The Big Event returns to UW-River Falls

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/QOIpR) BY ERIC PRINGLE Source: uwrfvoice.com Published October 11, 2007 Don’t forget to wear your…

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October 3, 2007

Building Tomorrow Brings Grassroot Soccer to the College

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/v5FAS) By Gretchen Hannes, DSJ Style Editor Source: DoG Street Journal October 3, 2007 The…

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August 31, 2007

Building Tomorrow Student Chapter to Benefit Uganda’s Children

(view original story at http://blogs.du.edu/today/news/building-tomorrow-student-chapter-to-benefit-uganda%E2%80%99s-children) Doug McPherson Source: DU Today August 31, 2007 Laura Mann (BA ’07) isn’t an architect,…

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August 20, 2007

First Metz Grant Recipients Announced

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/44iXOi) Source: Indiana University Foundation Release Date: 08/20/2007 “We really have an awesome thing going…

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April 10, 2007

To Uganda, without moving an inch

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/su0lv) By: Carrie Wellman Source: C-VILLE April 10, 2007 Building Tomorrow hosts a “stationary” event…

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April 6, 2007

Building Tomorrow Races to Uganda

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/11Mje7) By: Tiffany Bryant, DSJ Staff Report Source: DoG Street Journal April 6, 2007 It’s…

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April 5, 2007

Students help build a brighter tomorrow

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/Q2Svb) BY ONLINE EDITOR Source: uwrfvoice.com Published April 05, 2007 In January, students Katy Leisch,…

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March 28, 2007

Good Cause

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/2DzcLn) By: Amber Davis (English, Government ’07) Source: A&S Online March 28, 2007 Members of…

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March 20, 2007

Building Tomorrow

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January 22, 2007

New Student Group Hopes to Build Schools in Africa

(view original article online at http://bit.ly/mKox0) By JESSICA ANDERSON Source: Indiana Daily Student JAN. 22, 2007 In a sterile, fluorescent-lit…

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