Reach for Uganda campaign for water at school

Provide Clean Drinking Water For Our Schools

By REACH for Uganda | May 15, 2024

REACH for Uganda is reaching the final stages of construction for the first phase of our biggest project yet – the Arlington Secondary and Vocational School (ASVS), which will open in 2025. To help us complete this phase of construction, two generous families have issued an exciting challenge! They will match donations up to $75,000…

The Daily Camera: “Resourcefulness, rather than resources, is key to a hopeful future”

By REACH for Uganda | May 2, 2024

In this opinion article by Jim Mittelman, the author shares the inspiring story of REACH founders John and Joyce Wanda.

Reach for Uganda featured on Good Morning Washington

REACH for Uganda Featured on Good Morning Washington

By REACH for Uganda | March 5, 2024

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January 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | January 18, 2024

Great news! We’re happy to report that the 2023 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results are in, and all of our students at Arlington Junior School ( AJS) and Matuwa Junior School (MJS) have passed!

December 2023 Newsletter

December 2023 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | December 20, 2023

This year is our 20th anniversary of making transformative change in rural Uganda. We thank you for being part of this transformation. We have lots of events planned and hope you can join or host us at a city near you.

November 2023 Newsletter

November 2023 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | November 7, 2023

An Arlington Academy of Hope (AAH) student, Bruno Wamono’s passion for agriculture has landed him a lifetime opportunity – an 11-month apprenticeship in Israel!

Arlington Magazine REACH for Uganda Article

Arlington Magazine: “Making School a ‘Happy Place’”

By REACH for Uganda | October 24, 2023

Arlington Magazine tells the story of John and Joyce Wanda and REACH for Uganda in this comprehensive article by Amy Brecount White

Experience of a Lifetime Article

Experience of a Lifetime

By REACH for Uganda | October 23, 2023

Stepping out of my comfort zone like this doesn’t come naturally, but because I was willing to push
myself, I had the opportunity to create new relationships, immerse myself in a new culture, and expose myself to the beauty of the world around me.

REACH for Uganda July Newsletter 2023

July 2023 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | July 29, 2023

The long awaited dream for many children and people in Eastern Uganda is about to become a reality. Co-founders John and Joyce Wanda were onsite on August 12 to participate in a colorful groundbreaking ceremony for the Arlington Secondary and Vocational School in Kikholo town, Bududa district in Uganda.

REACH for Uganda June 2023 Newsletter first page

June 2023 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | June 29, 2023

For over 19 years now, REACH for Uganda and our sister organization in Uganda, the Arlington Academy of Hope, have worked hard to lift education standards in eastern Uganda. Our two primary schools have an enrollment of over 800 students each year, providing untold opportunities for hundreds of kids who would otherwise not have a chance to advance.

May 2023 Newsletter

May 2023 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | May 3, 2023

Matuwa and Arlington Junior Primary Schools just opened for their second term. For many, school is a happy place to be. Students receive a quality education with caring teachers, and two meals a day. Some of these students just learned they were sponsored while on holidays and are filled with joy. For $40 per month, you can impact the direction of a child’s future and their community.

April 2023 Newsletter

April 2023 Newsletter

By REACH for Uganda | April 29, 2023

We dedicated the month of April to focus on our health care program. The Beatrice Tierney Health Clinics provide essential and critical services to the students and the communities we serve in Bududa and Namisindwa districts. Clinics are a lifeline for the people we serve in this region.

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