Archive for Category: "Education/Agwata School News"

Donate Online to Our School Project – 50% Matching Funds Available

Donate Online to Our School Project – 50% Matching Funds Available

Giving Tuesday – Donate to Build a Fifth Classroom Building at our Northern Uganda School On Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016, online donations to Outreach Uganda’s projects on Global Giving will be matched at an unprecedented 50% match up to $1000 per donor per project by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation until the $500,000 pool […]

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Nursery Students Move into New Class Building

Nursery Students Move into New Class Building

Two Classes of Nursery Students Enjoying Tables and Educational Toys and Equipment 100 of our nursery students are very excited to be in their new classroom building which has a newly added veranda where they can now enjoy their mid-day lunch protected from the rain. One more building is still needed for the youngest “Babies” […]

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Agwata Playground a Huge Success

Agwata Playground a Huge Success

Agwata Children Love Their Playground! After one whole term of playing on the playground, the children at the Cubu school are very excited about it!  When the children are writing letters to their sponsors, we are even noticing that now some list “swinging” as one of their hobbies. That is exciting for us to see at […]

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Comparing School Systems: Uganda and the United States

Comparing School Systems: Uganda and the United States

Schooling in Uganda Differs from U.S. in Many Ways Our U.S. sponsors often receive letters from their sponsored children talking about how they are performing in school. Sometimes, it is hard to put their conversations in perspective because schooling in Uganda differs from the United States in so many ways. Britain’s school system served as the […]

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Outreach Uganda Brings the Power of Play to its Agatwa School with its First Playground

Outreach Uganda Brings the Power of Play to its Agatwa School with its First Playground

Donors’ Generosity Funds Northern Uganda Playground This month Outreach Uganda finalized the construction of our new playground for the children who attend our Agatwa School in northern Uganda. Following construction, the school celebrated with a community dedication ceremony. “It is a great help to the children, the school, and the community as a whole,” said […]

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U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Help Construct Headmaster’s Hut

U.S. Volunteers Build Hut During our May 2015 visit to Agwata, two U.S. volunteers traveled with us to help construct desperately needed housing for the school’s headmaster.  The teachers eagerly greeted U.S. volunteers, Linda and Merry, who not only provided labor for assisting the local Uganda builder in building the hut, but who also helped provide […]

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Ugandan Students Happy to Hear from Sponsors

Ugandan Students Happy to Hear from Sponsors

“You’ve Got Mail”. Three Special Words to our Child Sponsorship Program Students “You’ve Got Mail” is more than just a movie title. It aptly describes the glee of our sponsored children when they receive a letter or card from their sponsor.  And we know sponsors are also excited when they receive a letter from their sponsored child. […]

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Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School

Uganda Volunteers Help Make Bricks for Northern Uganda School In February, two Uganda volunteers from the U.S. visited Agwata’s northern Uganda school.  The community was hard at work making bricks for the fourth classroom block at this northern Uganda school which is located less than 50 kilometers from the Sudan border.  Over 10,000 bricks need to […]

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February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs

February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs

February Wish List – School Needs and Clinic Needs for Northern Uganda We’re in northern Uganda right now. So we are observing first hand what kinds of items are most needed for this location.  They can generally be categorized into school needs and clinic needs. Some of our most urgent needs are those things that are […]

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Agwata School P-7 Students Enjoy Study Tour to Park

Agwata School P-7 Students Enjoy Study Tour to Park

Agwata School Group Tours Murchison Falls National Park In July, Carol Davis, OU President; David Ocitti, Project Coordinator; and three teachers traveled with twelve P-7 students from the Agwata school. The group went on a four-day study tour to Murchison Falls National Park. Two mornings were spent with an armed guide learning more about the park’s […]

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