Student Essays

FRIENDS IN NEED ARE FRIENDS INDEED!

By REACH for Uganda | September 7, 2020

Pamela Khafu, Grade Seven, reflects on what she has witnessed during the pandemic and the support she feels from REACH.

Student Essays

A SPECIAL VISIT FROM MY TEACHERS

By REACH for Uganda | August 31, 2020

Becky Namubiru, Grade 4, writes about her teachers visiting her at her home so she can continue her studies while she shelters during the pandemic.

Student Essays

MISSING THE READING CHALLENGE AND MOTHER DAUGHTER DAY!

By REACH for Uganda | August 24, 2020

Tereza Mukimba, Grade Five, shares her essay on how she misses her school’s reading challenge and mother-daughter day.

Student Essays

THE THINGS I DO TO HELP MY PARENTS AT HOME

By REACH for Uganda | August 17, 2020

Jeffery Brandon Mubiru, P3, shares his essay on how he helps his parents at home during the pandemic.

Student Essays

MY BEST TEACHER AT SCHOOL

By REACH for Uganda | August 8, 2020

Rose Namutosi, P3, shares her essay on “My Best Teacher at School.”

Update on Uganda

By REACH for Uganda | August 3, 2020

Dear Friends of REACH, Just as in the US, Uganda is now confronted with how to reopen schools safely for students, teachers and administrators.  The government closed all schools  and sent students home in mid-March, but they are now considering if and how to reopen them.  It is a bit more complex in Uganda as…

Our First Female Engineer!

By REACH for Uganda | March 17, 2020

We’re excited to introduce you to Milly Nakaka, one of our REACH graduates who has excelled. Milly recently graduated from Kyamboko University with a four-year degree in Telecommunication Engineering. She’s the first female engineer in the REACH program, and we’re so proud of her many accomplishments. Like many REACH students, Milly is from a very…

Educational Leaders for Diverse Learning Communities

By REACH for Uganda | March 10, 2020

By: Mary Gibson, Marymount University The Education Department at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, is living its motto to educate leaders for diverse learning communities through our sustained work with the teachers at Arlington Junior School in Uganda. For over ten years, Marymount faculty and education students have been traveling to the primary school to…