A picture is worth a thousand words, Richard’s story is one of triumph, one that words and photos can only begin to encapsulate. There are times, days and even seconds of your life that you never forget. Last Friday, when Richard accepted his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Busoga University in Iganga, is one of […]Read more "Richard’s University Graduation"
Today a friend and fellow S.O.U.L. volunteer camp to the Shack to meet and spend some time with the student she has been sponsoring for over a year, Benard. This is always amazing to witness, as it is rare for a student to be able to meet the person who is paying half of their […]Read more "Sponsorship Coincidence"
March 15th, 2013 – First ever Women’s Tailoring Graduation In the fall of 2010, Danielle Young, Brooke’s very close friend S.O.U.L.’s Creative Director, responded to a proposal from the local women to start a tailoring group. The initial group consisted of 54 women motivated to learn how to sew. This desire came out of a […]Read more "S.O.U.L.’s First Women’s Tailoring Group Graduation"
Certainly not your standard holiday season… …& there isn’t anything wrong with that! Trip to Igenga (village about 180 k away) with the family to celebrate Tata Muganda’s Brother’s University Graduation Christmas Day feasting with the student I sponsor, Salimati Namudira, and her family Christmas Day Futbol Gala won by Team SOUL for the second […]Read more "Holidays in the Villages"
Two times a year I hold community meetings at S.O.U.L. in Bujagali Falls, Uganda. We started this in 2009, when S.O.U.L was born. My dad and I’s mission from day one was to partner with the people of Uganda, working together to better the community by sharing ideas and seeing how we can create positive […]Read more "Community Meeting .:. written by Brooke Stern"