Tag Archives: mentors

Things work differently in Uganda!

Sending Newsletters A very real challenge this year has been communicating with Children UP back in the states. When electricity does not work…neither does Internet. For several days in a row the electrical was out in the evenings and mornings.  Not having … Continue reading

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Getting ready to see our Ugandan friends

We are getting ready to go back to Uganda fro our annual trip. This year there will be a new person to meet. Akidi Doria Nicole was born about a month ago to our mentor Rachel Akullu and her husband … Continue reading

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Textbooks

Without completely understanding the complexities of buying textbooks for Ugandan students, this is what we have learned so far. The secondary students take about 14 classes a term depending on the school they attend. Some of these classes are considered … Continue reading

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Technology Frustration

Getting all the technology to work for us as we try to communicate with Uganda can be frustrating. Of course once it works it will be great. Of the three mentors we have in Uganda at present, only Walter has … Continue reading

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A Student Meeting: A follow-UP

The three new mentors for Children UP came up with a wonderful idea. They gathered all the students we support (minus one who had a Saturday exam) as well as a teacher from each of the schools. Though the meeting … Continue reading

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A meeting of all the C.UP students and mentors

This Saturday, Children UP Uganda is having a meeting of all the children and all the mentors. I was asked to write a little something. Here it is: Dear Children UP Uganda, As director of Children UP America, I am … Continue reading

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