We have lost a great man in the Passing of Papa Wamundu, the visionary behind AAH. In lieu of flowers, the Wandas suggest any donations go to the Secondary Scholarship Fund named after John’s father, Papa Wamundu. Please use the Donate button on our homepage. October 23, 2013 was a very sad day for AAH, […]
Giving Tuesday Results Are In! We were honored to be selected for today’s Microsoft/ GlobalGiving program. AAH was the top fundraiser out of more than 350 nonprofit organizations in the Microsoft/ Giving Tuesday, thanks to our amazing supporters! We raised over $53,000. Thank you so very much! The $250,000 matching funds from Microsoft were gone […]
Today we are celebrating International Day of the Girl Child. If she stays in school, remains healthy, and gains real world skills, she will marry later, have fewer but healthier children, and earn an income she will invest back into her family – breaking the cycle of poverty. In Uganda, girls are grossly underrepresented in […]
Click here to view a recent article in The Catholic Herald about Thomas Kitandwe Kisolo, director of the Arlington Academy of Hope in Bumwalukani, Uganda and his studies at Marymount University in Arlington.
The following essay was written by AAH Founder, John Wanda, in response to an essay contest on Why I Love Africa sponsored by the Sullivan Foundation. We aren’t surprised that he won! Congratulations, John! Why is Africa Important to Me by John Wanda Arlington Academy of Hope I will begin this essay with a simple […]