Joshua Wanambwa

REACH University Student Joshua Wanambwa: A Shining Example of Uganda’s Bright Future

By Fareeda Abdulkareem, REACH International Coordinator In a country like Uganda, where young leaders are not yet a prominent fixture in the country’s public offices, young people are still finding…

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AJS Pupils Ride First Position All The Way To Regional Singing Contest & Compete at Nationals

by  Fareeda Abdulkareem, REACH International Coordinator Some say that it takes a village to accomplish many great things, and in the case of the Arlington Junior School pupils, the saying…

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Volunteers at REACH Uganda

Matthew, Jack, and Zach’s favorite Teen Trip memories

Zach, Jack, and Matthew (pictured left to right with REACH Uganda Program Director Milton Kamoti)—the young men from this year’s Teen Trip— share their favorite memories of their special time…

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Teen Trip Recap from Uganda

You don’t want to miss out next year! by Fareeda Abdulkareem, REACH International Coordinator Volunteering is a cornerstone of the REACH for Uganda. Our volunteer program spans both humanitarian activities…

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REACH Outreach Program Rallies For The New Term

by Fareeda Abdulkareem, REACH International Coordinator On June 7th, the head teachers from seventeen schools around the Bududa district convened at the REACH for Uganda library to discuss strategy and…

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Jennipher with Kate Lord & Christen Brandt

REACH gave this natural humanitarian the financial independence she desperately needed

As Jennipher, the REACH Guest House Manager, reflects on her time with REACH, (ten years in 2018), she sits on the arm of a couch, smiling. Throughout the conversation, it is…

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members of the grandfathers club

Donor Spotlight: The Grandfathers’ Club

By Bethany Hu, REACH Operations Manager Most REACH student sponsors are individual families, but one of our most interesting sponsors is a group of poker-playing retirees from Northern Virginia who…

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patricia george walochik

Donor Spotlight: Patricia Walochik

By Laura Barrantes, Executive Director Patricia Walochik’s first gift to REACH was in 2002, two years before Arlington Junior School opened. Before moving to Atlanta, where she lives now, Pat…

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student studying with flashlight

The Need for Light

by Ani Arzoomanian, Tuckahoe Elementary School As a fourth grade teacher at Tuckahoe Elementary School, I was first made aware of REACH for Uganda by way of our mutual affiliation…

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