Posts by ourclp

Ipad + Iphone = A Cultural Connection

It’s no doubt that technology has changed the world in profound ways. For the past several years we’ve been able to connect students in the U.S. with students in Uganda through Skype visits.  For kids on both continents this has been an amazing experience. Using an Iphone as a hotspot to connect an Ipad to…

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The Power of Partnerships

When I started the Children’s Legacy Partnership, I knew that it would be partnerships that would be the key to having the biggest impact possible to break the cycle of poverty for children and families.  Having worked for many years in business, education, and charities, I have learned that it is the power of a…

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Take a Service Trip to Uganda

Life changing! That is how each and every one of our volunteers have described their service trips to Uganda.  Once or twice a year, a small group leaves the comfort of what they know, and ventures halfway around the world to support the programs of the Children’s Legacy Partnership, and our partnering organizations, the 52…

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Empowering Our Youth

What a year it’s been for the Children’s Legacy Partnership. We finished strong in Dec ember with two important programs that will have a big impact on our children.  In communities in rural Uganda, we continued our partnership with the 52 Kids Foundation and Kapida, providing funding for reproductive health classes.   This month saw…

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Social-Emotional Learning

This past month a colleague and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Social-Emotional Learning in Action Convening.  We spent several days brainstorming ways to support the varied needs of children who face severe stressors in their lives.  There was a high level of energy among educators from across the country with a focus…

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Projects in Progress

Upcoming Projects We are seeing exciting growth which equates to a brighter future for kids, and it’s all thanks to our amazing donors! This blog post has information on some of our current projects.  One of these may spark your interest and we would love to hear from you if you’d like to become more involved.…

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Small Steps Make a Big Difference

If you’ve been following our progress, you will recognize the words that are the title for this month’s post.  The small steps mantra is one we talk about often, and we believe that paying attention to small actions and small changes in behavior, make a big difference over time.  One example of this are the…

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A Walk for the Future

Once again, students at Charlotte Central School in Charlotte, Vermont, USA, have committed to helping their friends in Uganda.  A long-standing tradition of the 5th and 6th grade Alpha Team is to end the school year raising money for the education of children in Uganda that they have connected with via Skype over the school…

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Sarah’s Story

Persistence, grit, and determination, are just a few of the words that describe how Nabirye Sarah has grown her food business in rural Uganda.  Starting with a very small amount of money, less than about $15. U.S. dollars, Sarah bought rice, posho, cassava, and beans, and cooked a midday meal that she would sell in…

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