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Sounding the Alarm in Uganda

There have been so many highs and lows over the last three months it’s a bit hard to know where to start with this update.  As I write this post from Hinesburg, Vermont, there are 2,637,909 people who have been infected with the Coronavirus in the United States and 128,451 people have died. Worldwide, there…

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How We’re Getting Ahead of the Curve in Kamuli, Uganda

The Children’s Legacy Partnership Foundation is normally involved in development work where we are funding microloans for women in rural communities in Uganda, education support for children in Uganda, and leadership training for middle school students in the U.S.  During the outbreak of covid-19 we are making some shifts, which we hope are short term…

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Putting the FUN in Fundraising

One of my favorite memories from childhood was a carnival that I organized as a 10-year-old for the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation.  I clearly remember Jerry Lewis inviting kids to get involved fundraising by hosting a carnival in their neighborhood. It seemed like a fun thing to do for a good cause. As you can see…

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A Mother’s Heart

“The hopes and dreams in a mother’s heart are the same anywhere in the world.”                                                                       This quote from Dr. Gary Parker, who runs Mercy Ships Africa, sums up the experiences of so many who work with children and families throughout the world.  Dr. Gary is a surgeon who has traveled the world almost his…

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Looking Back and Looking Forward

We were so proud to have several new projects launched in 2018, as well as the continuation of existing programs. It is always amazing to see the difference we are able to make with the consistent support from our Legacy Leaders, and all of our donors. Once again we were able to provide leadership training…

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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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