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Princess

February 21, 2019 Children

When Princess’ mother came to registration, she started crying. We thought she was worried about the money.  She was not.  The Head Teacher told us…

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Sincere

February 21, 2019 Children

We have four children in third grade (“P.3”), all ranked head to head against the others – all with really interesting academic performance. At the…

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Ritah

February 21, 2019 Children

6-year-old Ritah’s parents divorced. Her mother left her and her sister with their father. The children have not seen their mother since.   Ritah had…

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Gift

January 18, 2019 Children

Gift ranks in the top three of his class each term.  Usually first or second. He is a very bright, very motivated, very emotionally involved…

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Mangadalena

January 18, 2019 Children

It’s a big name for a tiny girl, but she has big challenges to surmount. Her family situation is difficult.  Her 62-year-old father drinks heavily,…

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Osborne

December 27, 2018 Children

Osborne is 6 years old and recently began “Top” class – the last year of nursery before 1st grade.  He is doing very well in school. His…

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Bekemu

December 5, 2018 Children

Normally a child going into 1st grade would be six years old.  Bekemu recently started 1st grade and is nine.  “Normal” is not a good word…

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Shine

December 5, 2018 Children

That Shine has a smile on her face is testament to her courage and to her ability to survive. Her mother and father were in…

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Miracle

December 5, 2018 Children

There are three years of pre-school in Uganda.  The first is called “Baby.” Miracle has just graduated and is now in “Middle.” He turned 5 last…

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Rester

November 13, 2018 Children

At 8 years old, it is hard to know how a child will perform academically over the long run, but Rester looks like she just…

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