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Walk for Uganda benefits Sacred Heart sister school

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

October 16, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Approximately 70 elementary students and parents from Convent Elementary School and Stuart Hall for Boys participated in the annual Walk for Uganda at Crissy Field this Saturday. “Walk For Uganda is our annual fundraising event to support tuition costs for our Sacred Heart sister sc...

Sacred Heart almuna speaks about importance of education in Uganda

Seniors Claire Kosewic and Asha Khanna speak with Betty Ogiel about her childhood in Uganda. Ogiel gifted the school a personalized plaque in the shape of Uganda as a symbol of gratitude.

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of the tour for her book, “Against All Odds,” Betty Ogiel spoke during today’s chapel about her journey in receiving an education from Sacred Heart schools in Uganda, as well as the hardships she faced growing up. “We like to show pictures or letters from students from Uganda w...

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Freshmen Izzy Gutierrez, Grace Boudreau, and Cece Giarman help sell bracelets during the freshman class’s fundraising effort to raise support and money towards tuition for girls in the St. Charles Lwanga Girls Training Center Kalunga in Uganda.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 22, 2015

Bags of bright red bracelets and containers of sugary treats rested on the bottom steps of the Marble Staircase as freshmen called out to students to come view and purchase the merchandise they had for sale. The freshmen, who sold the goods to raise tuition money for the St. Charles Lwanga Girls...

Religious of the Sacred Heart emphasize value of education, support for Walk for Uganda

Tracy Sena, who visited Sacred Heart schools in Uganda with other Network teachers in 2012 (left to right), Sister Irene Cullen, RSCJ, and Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, speak to freshmen about girls education and contribution from Walk for Uganda.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2015

Religious of the Sacred Heart gathered with freshmen in the Mother Williams Library to speak about the importance of education for girls in Uganda and express gratitude toward contributions made through Walk for Uganda. Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, and Sister Irene Culllen, RSCJ, are meeting with students at ...

One girl bands schools together

Mary Grace Henry, a senior at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich Conn. makes and sells headbands so girls in Uganda and Kenya will have an education and safe place to learn.

December 12, 2014

While many 12-year-olds spend free time having friends over for playdates, Mary Grace Henry was starting her own charitable foundation to fund girls education in Africa. Henry, a senior at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Conn., is founder of Reverse the Course Foundation and Reverse the Course LLC, a ...

Students walk to raise money for sister schools in Uganda

Students walk to raise money for sister schools in Uganda

October 10, 2013

The annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge on Oct. 19 will raise money to provide scholarships, fencing to protect of student and teacher housing, and eco-sanitation at Sacred Heart schools near Masaka, Uganda. Fundraisers at U.S. Net- work schools, like Walk for Uganda, have provided re- s...

People favor international charities and forget local causes

March 13, 2012

Staff Editorial At CSH, it is always a noble cause. Whether it’s earthquake relief for Haiti, tsunami relief for Japan, or a sister school in Uganda. We have countless bake sales, book drives, paid free dress days and other fundraisers to support international charities. Due to the international...

Students plan Walk for Uganda to help sister school

Students plan Walk for Uganda to help sister school

February 7, 2012

Sophia Redfern Reporter The annual Walk for Uganda to raise money for sponsoring students and for building funds at Sacred Heart Primary School in Kyamusanala, Uganda is scheduled to take place March 3, starting at Crissy field and going over the Golden Gate Bridge. “The key word is solidari...

Bridge walk raises revenue, awareness for Ugandan school

Senior Kristy Harty-Connell folds Walk for Uganda T-shirts as CSH teachers put up a tent in the background. Around 30 students gathered at Crissy Field to participate in the third annual fundraiser despite inclement weather. ZOE NEWCOMB | the broadview

October 27, 2010

Mika Esquivel-Varela Reporter The four-school community came together for the Annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge on Oct. 16 to raise money for the Sacred Heart Schools in Uganda. “Last year we raised $3,240 and this year we hope to raise even more,” Theology department chair Pa...

Walk raises money for Uganda sister school

Walk raises money for Uganda sister school

September 23, 2010

Isabelle Pinard Reporter Approximately 800,000 children in Uganda 6-12 do not attend school, and few teens have had formal schooling. Almost 1.5 million children work to help support their families, while 25,000 have been abducted or forced to serve in the armed rebel forces according to Helping ...

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