Posts Tagged ‘charity’

An Island of Light

Solar’s Impact at Amity Senior Secondary School “When all the electricity is out in the neighborhood, this is an island of light.” The joy on the face of Amity’s headmaster as he spoke those words to us was almost palpable. It was our second day in Uganda, and we were sitting with Headmaster Hussien Kyagulanyi,…

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Why Do We Go to Africa?

As our team prepares to travel to Africa this week, many of us have been asked some form of the question: “Why are you going?” On a practical level, it’s a different reason for each of us. Some of us are engineers, whose participation will help our team further develop our solar program. Others are…

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33 Amazing Things that Happened in 2017

As we excitedly head into the new year as an organization, it is a great opportunity to look back at all we accomplished in 2017. Last year was All We Are’s biggest year ever, and we are thrilled to build upon these successes in 2018. Last year, we added one full-time team member, worked with…

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These 5 Students Will Change the Course of Tomorrow

  As a group of young people, we love working with students who are also passionate about service work. Our fall interns have been a driving force behind many of our projects and share our need to create a better world. We want to introduce you to these five high school and college students who…

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How an Email Typo Led to an 8 Year Old Charity

  As All We Are celebrates a birthday today and with my 25th Birthday only a few weeks away, I have enjoyed reflecting on the humble beginnings of our organization. In fact, I filtered through old emails and found the conversation eight years ago that started it all. With how saturated our news outlets currently are,…

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A Leadership Journey: Spotlight on Nambuli Rogers

We at All We Are are continually inspired by the people we meet through our projects and trips to Uganda. Passionate teachers and headmasters make an incredible impact on their students, fellow teachers, and communities. They also help further the success of our sustainable development programs at their schools. For the past two years, we’ve…

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Di Maria’s Journey

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…

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2016 All We Are Cup

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…

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5 Lessons on How to Run a Nonprofit

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…

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