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St. Kizito Partners with “The Night I Left America” During CIFF46

March 7, 2022 • Foundation News
The St. Kizito Foundation is excited to be a CIFF46 Community Partner with “The Night I Left America” for this year’s festival. Discover the film in our blog.
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Hunger News from Uganda

May 10, 2020 • Stories from Uganda
Read how two recent articles chronicle the impact of COVID-19 on Ugandans’ food security relate to our foundation’s work in our blog.
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COVID-19 News from Uganda

May 2, 2020 • Stories from Uganda
Read about COVID-19’s impact so far on St. Kizito’s students and families in a brief reflection on our blog.
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One Woman’s Journey from Rebel Captive Baby to Practicing Midwife

February 17, 2020 • Stories from Uganda
Discover the incredible story of one of St. Kizito’s scholars, who is now a practicing midwife, in her blog post.
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Introducing Sister Assumpta

August 12, 2019 • Foundation News
Meet Sr. Assumpta who will keynote our upcoming Fall Fundraiser in this blog post.
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Congratulations on Your Graduation Jacob Gum Dek

June 25, 2019 • St. Kizito's Scholars
Read a reflection from St. Kizito’s scholars who recently obtained a college degree in Information Technology in our blog.
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St. Kizito and the Ugandan Martyrs

May 20, 2019 • Foundation News
Learn about St. Kizito’s namesake with Kizito and the Ugandan Martyrs in this blog post.
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Please Allow Us to Introduce Ojok Ayella Joel

July 5, 2018 • St. Kizito's Scholars
Learn about Ojok Ayella Joel’s story as one of St. Kizito’s scholars and the impact education had on his and his family’s lives in this reflection blog post.
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The St. Kizito Library is Popular with Students!

June 1, 2018 • Stories from Uganda
In this blog post, discover the St. Kizito library and its impact on the 50-80 students it serves daily.
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Meet St. Kizito Graduate Claudine

May 11, 2018 • St. Kizito's Scholars
Read a heartwarming story of one of St. Kizito’s graduates, Claudine, in this reflection blog post.
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Former St. Kizito Student Makes an Important Donation in Gratitude

February 14, 2018 • St. Kizito's Scholars
Learn how one of St. Kizito’s student benefactors gave back to our school with a donation of 50 chairs in this blog.
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The St. Kizito Foundation Offers a Future of Hope and Promise to Many

June 6, 2017 • St. Kizito's Scholars
Read four stories by Sempa Don of students and families our generous donors help support in this blog.
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U.S. Efforts to Reunite Victims of LRA Violence with Their Families

April 10, 2017 • Foundation News
Read a recent article in the Wall Street Journal details the work to reunite victims of LRA kidnappings with their families.
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Turning Trash to Cash – Part II

March 29, 2017 • Stories from Uganda
Learn how bead makers and product creators gain a better livelihood through the practice of creating African bead-based merchandise in our blog.
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Turning Trash to Cash – Part I

March 21, 2017 • Stories from Uganda
Discover how Africans turn objects sometimes considered “trash” into beautiful beads and products for sale in our blog.
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A Visit to Uganda, Africa

February 28, 2017 • Stories from Uganda
Father Don Dunson traveled to Uganda in August 2016 to visit students and families at Saint Monica’s School in Gulu. Read about his journey in this blog.
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St. Kizito Foundation Receives Martin Luther King Jr. Award from St. Edward High School

January 26, 2017 • Foundation News
St. Kizito received St. Edward High School’s Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Award in a January 2017 gathering. Learn more about the award in our blog.
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St. Kizito Student’s Christmas Reflection

January 13, 2017 • Stories from Uganda
One of St. Kizito’s students reflects on the special meaning of Christmas Day and how schools celebrate in this blog post to mark the end of the season.
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St. Kizito Christmas 2016

December 19, 2016 • Stories from Uganda
In his year-end reflection blog post, Father Don Dunson writes about how our students and staff in Uganda celebrate the Christmas holiday.
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Another Successful Fall Fundraiser for the St. Kizito Foundation

December 7, 2016 • Foundation News
St. Kizito Foundation held its annual Fall Fundraiser on October 22, 2016. Peruse the event’s recap and impact on our students in our blog.
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One Woman’s Life Changing Journey to Uganda

October 10, 2016 • Stories from Uganda
Learn about Paula’s trip to Uganda to work with the St. Kizito Foundation that forever her in our blog reflection.
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A Visit with Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe

June 17, 2016 • Foundation News
Father Don Dunson and Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe visited St. Edward High School to discuss her advocacy for women and children. Read more in our blog.
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