Build A School for Kids in Uganda

 
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 1 donation
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Schools #21-27...and counting!
    By - George Srour - BT Founder & Chief Dreamer
    Visit our website & Flickr for weekly construction updates. Latest news below! #27 - Oyomai groundbreaking: December 6, 2014 On Tuesday, December 2, community members and parents/families of future students made a public, formal commitment to support the education of their children. In doing so, they promised to...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 1 donation
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 3 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Quadruple your impact, literally.
    By - George Srour - Founder & Chief Dreamer
    Dear friends of Building Tomorrow, This is exciting. We've just announced plans to embark on the most ambitious project in our eight-year history: Educate51k, a $12 million plan to provide a quality learning environment for nearly 51,000 out-of-school children in rural Uganda by 2019. Educate51k unites our two key...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Schools 15-20 | Construction Updates & Photos from Uganda!
    By - Maggie Kirkpatrick - Jack of All Trades
    Visit our website & Flickr for weekly construction updates. Latest news below! Mayira BT's future primary school in Mayira celebrated its formal groundbreaking on Tuesday, April 29  and things are off to a great start! The community has had a strong showing of volunteers on-site each day this week and the team...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    The BT Academy of Kabasegwa is open for class!
    By - George Srour - Building Tomorrow Founder & Chief Dreamer
    12 March 2014  |  In the remote village of Kabasegwa, Uganda, where there once existed little more than a grass-thatched hut, now stands a ten-room brick school-house, thanks in large part to the hard work, tireless enthusiasm, and incredible generosity of the University of Texas-Austin chapter of Kappa Kappa...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    We're not just building schools anymore.
    By - George Srour - BT Founder & Chief Dreamer
    We’re partnering, empowering, innovating, sharing and learning every step of the way as we work to provide access to a quality education for hard-to-reach students and communities across rural Uganda. And to kick-off 2014, we wanted to highlight a number of new projects, supporters and exciting developments to our...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 8 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Chief Dreamer Check-In | October 2013
    By - George Srour - Building Tomorrow Founder & Chief Dreamer
    The buzz words 'monitoring and evaluation,' have become so hip within international development organizations we've coined them a nickname: 'M&E.' No doubt, it is a critical function in assessing the impact of a particular model and one in which Building Tomorrow practices. But as this latest trip reinforced, we'd be...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    BT Academy of Lukindu is Open!
    By - Liz Braden - Millennial Motivator
    BT Academy of Lukindu is Open!        This summer, Building Tomorrow celebrated the opening of its 12th academy, the BT Academy of Lukindu, with a joyous commissioning ceremony. Should you ever have the opportunity to attend one of these cermonies, you will feel the sense of accomplishment and...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    The BT Academy of Kidula is open for class!
    By - Liz Braden - Millennial Motivator, Building Tomorrow
    On May 25, 2013, four University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill students joined families, students, community leaders, and Ministry officials to open Building Tomorrow’s 11th primary school in Uganda - the BT Academy of Kidula. The Academy was funded by the BT chapter at UNC-Chapel Hill (one of 30 college-based...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Chief Dreamer Check-In | March 2013
    By - George Srour - Building Tomorrow Founder & Chief Dreamer
    March 3, 2013 Seven years ago on my first trip to Uganda representing Building Tomorrow, I took out a pen and paper as my plane flew South over the Sahara. The sands beneath seemed to stretch forever, painting the skies a warm, mesmerizing orange. This morning, the deep ocean blue one would usually see crossing the Atlantic...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Progress Report: the BT Academy of Kabasegwa
    By - Maggie Kirkpatrick - Jack of All Trades, Building Tomorrow
    Dec 28, 2012 | Kabasegwa Progress Report name the BT Academy of Kabasegwa supported by Kappa Kappa Gamma at UT-Austin location Kabasegwa, Lyantonde District, Uganda design 2 distinct classroom blocks groundbreaking September 21, 2012 status the walls are beginning to take shape October 2011 Kappa Kappa Gammas at...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 16 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Progress Report: the BT Academy of Kidula
    By - Maggie Kirkpatrick - Jack of All Trades, Building Tomorrow
    Nov 8, 2012 | Kidula Progress Report name the Building Tomorrow Academy of Kidula supported by UNC-Chapel Hill location Kidula, Luwero District, Uganda design single row of classrooms groundbreaking December 30, 2011 status plastering the interior breaking ground | nov '11 The community of Kidula broke ground on...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    An update from Kyeitabya, Uganda
    By - Maggie Kirkpatrick - Jack of All Trades, Building Tomorrow
    Last month, community members in the village of Kyeitabya, Uganda celebrated the completion & formal commissioning of their new school, the Building Tomorrow Academy of Kyeitabya, supported and designed by the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Hear from Building Tomorrow-Uganda's former Education Support...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    President Clinton is Building Tomorrow
    By - George & Joseph - BT Founder & Chief Dreamer, BT Uganda Director
    On his first trip to Uganda since 1998, President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea made a 90 minute stop at the Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita on Friday, July 20, visiting teachers and students in classrooms, watching dances by the school choir and greeting hundreds of community members gathered at the academy....
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    14 & Counting
    By - Maggie Kirkpatrick - Jack of All Trades
    Building Tomorrow supporters have come across our work in more ways than we are even aware of, so it came as no surprise when Ellie Chernosky of the University of Texas-Austin contacted us about getting involved in March 2011. As philanthropy chair for her sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma, she was looking for a meaningful cause...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Academies 1-13
    By - Maggie Kirkpatrick - Jack of All Trades, Building Tomorrow
    How is it March already? Time definitely flies when you're busy and the past couple of months have kept us on our toes, for sure: we opened our 8th academy (the BT Academy of Bubeezi), broke ground on our 11th, 12th and 13th academies (Lukindu, Kidula, Bugabo respectively) and teamed up with 7 new schools and organizations...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 76 donations
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Boreholes + Mango Trees
    By - George Srour - Chief Dreamer + Founder, Building Tomorrow
    7 November 2012—Determined to have a borehole operational before the start of construction on a new Building Tomorrow academy, the village of Lukindu in the Lwengo District of Uganda took the first steps today in turning their ‘dream into reality.’ As a two-man crew worked with only the aid of a pick axe...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Proud.
    By - George Srour - Chief Dreamer + Founder
    About a year ago, Building Tomorrow teamed up with the Jukes Foundation for Kids to provide ten scholarships for students to continue their studies following their completion of P7, the final level of schooling offered at Building Tomorrow academies. Of the 19 students who sat for the nationwide Primary Leaving Exam...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Check out our Blog!
    By - Liz Braden, Estelle Rousseau, Claire Morgan - Project Leader and BT Interns
    This summer Building Tomorrow has revamped its blog with the help of our amazing interns. Below are a few excerpts. Check out www.buildingtomorrow.org/blog to follow our updates all summer long!  Build This summer we are trying to boost our support base on Twitter and we thought who better to help us than rapper...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    What does your Education Cost?
    By - Liz Braden - Associate for Development
    What does an education cost? www.calculateit.org Building Tomorrow launched a new online tool this year enabling anyone that went to school in the US to calculate the cost of their elementary education. All you need to do is enter the year you were born and the state where you went to school. My 1st through 7th grade...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    Introducing... the BT Academy of Jomba
    By - George Srour - Executive Director
    After cutting the ceremonial ribbon to officially declare the new Building Tomorrow (BT) Academy of Jomba open, Vice President of Uganda Gilbert Bukenya strapped on his dancing shoes and joined the singing and dancing led by a chorus of future students to celebrate the completion of the area’s first...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has received 116 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    We've Doubled Our Goal!
    By - Liz Braden - Associate for Development
    Thank you all for your support in building one classroom in Uganda. As we are nearing our Global Giving fundraising goal ($6000) we've decided to double it and therefore build two classrooms through our project rather than one. Your donation will still be going towards the same thing, however as there are one million...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda posted a progress report
    BT Opens Sixth Academy in Uganda
    By - George Srour - Executive Director
    KAMPALA, UGANDA | 2 November 2010 More than 200 community members, future students and local dignitaries officially opened the Building Tomorrow Academy of Sentigi, supported by the University of Notre Dame in the rural village deep inside the Wakiso District of Uganda. Classes will begin at the new Academy in January...
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  • Build A School for Kids in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Maggie Kirkpatrick

Indianapolis, IN United States

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