Monthly Archives: October 2010

Nancy’s Story: Part 1

There is so much to say about Nancy that it will take more than one blog entry. After my first visit in 2005, I started emailing Ugandan friends and found out that there was a young woman who had done … Continue reading

Posted in Nancy Akumu, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mentoring student in Uganda

One of the real challenges of being an American organization trying to be effective in another country is to implement a program effectively within the culture of that country. In our case we are trying to help children receive a … Continue reading

Posted in News, Student UpDates | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Random notes on starting a non-profit

Trying to start up a not-for-profit helping out in another country has its hurdles. Our whole idea for helping children in Uganda started because I went to visit our daughter for a month. I did the usual tourist sight-seeing: safaris, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Starting UP a Blog

This is the Director of Children UP.   I’ve never done a blog before.  I’m 68.  Can an old guy learn how to handle this technology?    We are about to find out! I am interested in reaching out to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

UP Beat… October 14, 2010

The word from Uganda is that our 8 students in high school are all doing very well. Our university student has graduated from Makerere University. She is interested in graduate school but because of the educational system in Uganda she … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Welcome to The UP Blog!

A place to keep up-to-date  about the Children UP students. A chance for you to make comments.  A method to let you know what we are doing or planning on doing!  I hope you come back often to see what … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment