All We Are is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping others help themselves through sustainable overseas development programs. We are a group of young leaders creatively leveraging our expertise in engineering and development projects to improve the quality of life for people in developing nations.
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50 Schools In 10 Years
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From the chalkboard
This is Di Maria. His real name is Asaba Ivan, and earned his nickname after the famous Argentinian soccer player Ángel Di Maria through his standout talent. He is 15 years old and has recently graduated from ABC Divine Primary School, an AWA school in Mutundwe, Uganda. He now attends Kibili Secondary School—locally known as…Read More ->
On Monday, January 25, 2016 we held our second annual All We Are Cup in Kampala, Uganda. Over 400 lbs of equipment was distributed to the 9 schools who participated, which included 53 pairs of cleats, 45 balls, and 180 full kits (jerseys, shorts and socks). Check out recap video below! Congratulations to ABC Divine for…Read More ->
If you follow All We Are, you’ve probably heard of our solar program, Solarize Uganda Now (SUN). Our goal with SUN is to bring solar energy to 50 schools over the next 10 years, providing a cheap and clean light source for thousands of African students. So that sounds great, but maybe you’re still…Read More ->
Have you ever been the new kid on the block? That’s how I felt when I stepped into a role at All We Are, first as a project engineer and now as fundraising director. By simply getting started two years ago, I have learned a lot about nonprofit work and myself. I’m happy that I…Read More ->
What would you do if you could do it over again? Imagine answering that question after living nearly a century of life. What would you say? What did you do right, and what do you wish you could have a second chance at? Last week at church, my pastor talked about a sermon given by well-known…Read More ->
All We Are’s mission is to positively impact the lives of individuals in developing countries, specifically focusing on bringing aid to Africa. As is the case with any worthwhile goal, we face several obstacles when it comes to providing help to these places. One of the biggest obstacles we face is the logistics and transportation…Read More ->
If you open a dictionary, trust is defined as “the belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, and effective.” For All We Are, trust is working with partners in Uganda that are mutually aligned with our beliefs and goals. Take a second to think about that—we are working with people born and raised…Read More ->
All We Are has developed an Advisory Board of experienced business professionals to assist us in determining the direction of the organization, helping us make important decisions and honing our skills as young leaders in the nonprofit world. Deborah Schultz is the the president of Trans-Border Solutions and has over 25 years of experience in…Read More ->
People are often surprised to find out that All We Are was started by a 16-year-old looking for ways to make a difference. They seem equally surprised to find out that our operations are run by a volunteer group made up of a motley assortment of young people who meet virtually and have no…Read More ->
About the Trip Now that All We Are is in its sixth year as an organization, we are ramping up our efforts to establish a presence in Uganda whenever possible, in order to meet with partners in person, assess the needs of the people we’re working with, and to take data for new projects.…Read More ->
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Our Leadership Team
All We Are operates on the belief that no one is too young to make a difference. Supported by a passionate team of young leaders and experienced advisors, we actively encourage the involvement of young people in our initiatives through social media engagement and creative fundraising campaigns.
Ready to Get Involved?
We need you! We're a growing organization always open to new ideas and partnerships. We are also open to discussing internships with motivated young people looking to get experience in the nonprofit world. If you have a passion for helping others and a skill set that you believe would be a good fit for our organization, we'd love to hear from you!