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A visit to church!

December 28th, 2014

SCH_9639Philip and members of his family attend church over the holidays. The Ssubi Foundation is in a partnership with St. Stephens church to renovate and open St. Stephens Primary School. The school committee and The Ssubi Foundation introduced the partnership and new school to the congregation.

St. Stephens Primary School is under renovation!

December 22nd, 2014

Philip and Dusman met with the engineer this morning at the site of St. Stephens Primary School in Kampala, Uganda. The school was built in 2007 by The Ssubi Foundation and is in need of some updating. Work has already started and will include new floors, solar power, paint and a little TLC for the school latrines.SUBI_8551


Introducing the St. Stephens Primary School Committee

December 21st, 2014

SUB_8008Philip and Dusman met with the new school committee for St. Stephens Primary School in Kampala. The new school will be established in place of Lilly Kindergarten and Primary School after a few renovations by The Ssubi Foundation. Those of you that know Philip will not be surprised that an engineer has already visited the site and his crew arrives tomorrow. The school committee is busy hiring a new head teacher.

Playground Use Continues as Kids in Ug Play for Knowledge

December 19th, 2014

Kids up to their regular shenanigans on the playgrounds Ssubi installed in 2013! Thanks to The Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation and the Emmanuel Foundation for making this happen, it continues to be a huge draw and helps support play to prepare children for their lessons and be able to learn in northern Uganda. 



A New Logo for a New Beginning: St. Stephens

December 18th, 2014

Thanks to @carlaklassen for designing the logo for the new St. Stephens Day Care and Primary School! It received resounding support from the School Committee in Uganda :) Ssubi_School_Crest_v03

Wondering what we are up to in 2015?

December 17th, 2014

Philip just left for Uganda today to visit his family and help with the official hand over of the Lilly Primary School to St. Stephens Day Care and Primary School. You can learn more about what we are up to in 2015 by visit the looking ahead section of our website here.

Ugly Christmas sweaters keep giving!

December 12th, 2014

A special thanks to Village Honda who continually comes up with creative ways to support The Ssubi Foundation. They just raised $467 on ugly Christmas sweater day! You can see some of the beauties on the Village Honda facebook site :)

What we were up to in 2014!

December 10th, 2014

Check out our The Ssubi Foundation 2014 Newsletter.  Here we share updates and stories about The Ssubi Cup, RRLWG womens group and playground we installed in 2013.

5th Annual Ssubi Cup

November 5th, 2014

Check out our latest video highlighting some of the dedication Ssubi has to play in Northern UG! This showcases the 5th Annual Ssubi Cup. Wonderful anecdotes by Dusman Okee and Evelyn Akullo explaining why play is so important in the lives of the children Ssubi supports. The Ssubi Cup 2014

A dream comes true!

September 17th, 2014

In 2010 Sandi, a student at Lelo Obaro Primary School, watched The Ssubi Cup and decided one day he would play for his school in the event. Four years later he made the team!! You can see Sandi the year he set this goal during a solo performance at the 2:00 minute mark of this video: