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COVID-19 Update from Uganda

May 15, 2020 |

Still under stay at home orders, our students and their families await the next announcement from the President about changes to the policy. In the mean time, your donations have made it possible for us to assist with milk and eggs being distributed to students and their families each week. Thank you!

Tuesday, May 5 is GivingTuesdayNow!

April 30, 2020 |

We’re not asking for monetary donations today. We are asking for your help as we work to grow! Because of you we now sponsor 230 kids and there are at least 147 more who need sponsorship. Our school is growing, our kids are graduating and doing well. Today we are asking you to help us…

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COVID-19 and Food in Uganda

April 17, 2020 |

The Ugandan government’s response to COVID-19 has been escalating rapidly. Following the first confirmed positive case, the president put the country on complete shutdown including all public transit. As a result, the entire country – including our students, staff, and their families – are scrambling to adjust. We launched a campaign to raise funds for…

Mens Team takes on Secondary School

June 7, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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…

Did You Know: Water

October 5, 2018 |

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 |

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 |

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