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 […]
This article is cross-posted from the news section of Marymount University) Each summer, teachers and school administrators in Marymount University’s Master of Education in Administration and Supervision program come to campus for two weeks of intensive classes. They arrive from across the country and abroad. The two-year program is mostly conducted online, with two summer, on-campus […]
“I am the happiest to have gotten TOMS Shoes. Thank you!” — Doreen in Uganda, age 12 Nothing makes our kids more giddy than a new pair of TOMS shoes. TOMS are given as a part of AAH’s programs to promote school attendance and improve overall health and hygeine among school children. During shoe distributions, […]