Tag Archives: Uganda

Meet Moses Akantorana….. An early success story!

When we first started going to Uganda we met Moses.   At the time he was working in a field lab in southern Uganda.   Though he had graduated from high school, he was not able to finance a college education.  He … Continue reading

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Coming out of Hiding

It has been a while since I have done the “blog-thingy” Now I have come out of hiding! I do OK keeping up facebook posts, but I get somewhat intimidated by the whole blog concept. So now I am trying … 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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Children UP in Forbes.com

Eight Retirees Who Founded Nonprofits    by:  Michelle Cerone,                            used with permission of Forbes Media LLC / May 19,2011  http://www.forbes.com/2011/05/19/eight-retirees-who-start-a-non-profit_slide.html For many, it was a desire to … Continue reading

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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

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