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Projects in Progress

By ourclp | Oct 23, 2017 | Comments Off on 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

By ourclp | Sep 8, 2017 | Comments Off on 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

By ourclp | Aug 1, 2017 | Comments Off on 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

By ourclp | Jul 11, 2017 | Comments Off on 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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Empowering Youth 2017 Conference

By admin | May 9, 2017 |

Our second Empowering Youth Leadership Conference was a big success this spring.  Twenty middle school students participated in the day-long event which included several activities to help develop personal leadership skills. We kicked off the day with setting our group norms and then brainstormed how we would change the world.  This activity led to our…

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They Love School in Buwaname

By admin | Mar 12, 2017 | Comments Off on They Love School in Buwaname

Your support is helping make our partnership with the Buwaname Primary School a reality!  A few months ago we were able to send some school supplies to this school in rural Uganda.  The teachers at Charlotte Central School in Vermont, donated flash cards, number and letter cards, chalk, pens, and pencils.  The looks of joy…

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From Muno Mukabi to Muno Mu Bulungi

By admin | Nov 16, 2016 |

The power of people working together in support of each other has never been more evident than what we came across in Buzibirira, a rural village in central Uganda. On one of our visits to check on the welfare and families of the children we have helped support, we found a group of women sitting…

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Our Purpose

We find those bright spots, people who have the desire to make a change but just need someone to support them with the belief it’s possible, and the resources to bridge the gap between where they are and where they want to go.

Once an area of need has been identified that is in keeping with our mission and vision, and is not serviced by other agencies, we follow our proprietary 7-step EMPOWER process to ensure project success.

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