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Mens Team takes on Secondary School

June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The H4U Mens Team is wrapping up their time at Rock of Ages after being in Mbiko for nearly two weeks! For those of you have followed along through our social media sites (Facebook and Instagram), thank you! We were so excited to be able to share real time updates about their trip and the…

Building: It Takes A Village

May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Next week a Hands4Uganda (H4U) team of 16 men, led by H4U members Gabe Flicker and Randy Fowler, will make their way to Uganda in order to support the building of the new Rock of Ages Community School (ROA)! We are so excited for the members of this team to be a part of this…

World Water Day

March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today is World Water Day and we would like to take this opportunity to share our accomplishments and future goals for Rock of Ages Community School concerning this very precious resource. We recognize the vital role that water plays in education. Without access to clean, safe water students not only attend class dehydrated and unable…

International Women’s Day 2019

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Her dream was a dream for others. Her vision was to create change. Her drive came from a place deep within her soul, a calling that could not be ignored.   She grew up walking the same dirt roads and playing the same childhood games. But she had something more than most – opportunity. An…

Love Differently

February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The season of love is upon us! While Valentine’s Day is mostly known for romance and the giving of chocolate and flowers, we invite you to “love differently” with us this year. “Love differently” is the tagline for Hands4Uganda, but what does it mean? When one initially thinks of love, maybe ideas of marriage, family,…

A Note From Betty (December 2018)

December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hello Members, Thank you all for the support you have given us throughout 2018. It has been a wonderful year! We managed to have our first Sports Day, which was an achievement for Rock of Ages. The students all received t-shirts and shorts, and began the day marching on the Kampala-Jinja Highway, inviting the community…

Another Class Completes Their Time At Rock of Ages

November 11, 2018 | 1 Comment

We are proud to announce the graduating class of 2018! Last week 18 students from Rock of Ages completed their Primary Leaving Exam (PLE). This two day test will determine what high school they are able to attend in the new year. We honored the graduates on Oct. 31 with a private party at the…

A Foundation for the Future

November 4, 2018 | 1 Comment

“I know that if these kids get a good education, it is going to change everything”. Betty’s dream to have a full school facility began nearly 10 years ago in a small house. Today the foundation of a two story, fourteen classroom, Primary Building has been laid!     This building is the first of…

Blessing Bags- A Big Success!

October 29, 2018 | 2 Comments

Toys, washcloths, toothbrushes, stickers, composition notebooks- my dining room was bursting at the seams for over a month as we collected items to create blessing bags for every student at Rock of Ages. We received over 70 blessing bags directly from sponsors. Thank you so much to those who were able to send those to…

Mission Team Update: Getting There

October 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hello from Uganda! My name is Ariane and I am the Program Development Manager for Hands4Uganda, as well as, the leader of this mission team! Joining me here in Uganda are two of my greatest friends, Anna and Brooke, and we are so excited to share our journey with you! Anna and I arrived here…

Did You Know: Water

October 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Audrey Hepburn, an actress and humanitarian who spent much of her life helping underprivileged children across the globe once stated…

Did You Know: Food

June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Food is a key component of culture and health and a great way to explore and connect with different societies.…

Did You Know: Education

May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are excited to bring you the first edition of “Did You Know” where we will provide on-going, in depth…