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End of Year Newsletter 2023

December 5, 2023 |

A Note From H4U Chair Sponsors and Donors,  I am pleased to present to you our end of year newsletter!  But first, I would like to share a heartfelt “Thank You” to each of you for your continued support. Without our student sponsors and donors, Hands4Uganda would not be able to facilitate the needed funding…

Back to School!

March 7, 2023 |

An update from Rock of Age Program Director, Betty Wasswa I greet you all in the almighty name of our Lord Jesus Christ! I thank the Lord for His continued provisions of both life and different resources. Today marks the second month since the start of the new academic year of the institution. The pupils…

Newsletter December 2022

December 19, 2022 |

A Year in Review July 2022 Team In July, Board Chair Ariane Shaver, Directors Mackenzie Gorham and Adam Conley, and an H4U volunteer, Malori Starks were the first team to visit ROA since the completion of the new school facility! Due to COVID-19 this was the first time since 2019 that a team has been…

Send a letter to your sponsored student!

June 27, 2022 |

We are excited to announce a small team will be heading to Uganda in support of Rock of Ages for the first time since 2019! We would love for you to take this opportunity to send your sponsored child some words of encouragement. The team will be able to take one #10 business size envelope (4.125…

A Letter from Betty Wasswa

May 26, 2022 |

I greet you in the name of our lord Jesus Christ and hope this finds you well as we continue serving and fulfilling the Lord’s work. Allow me to pass my sincere gratitude as I appreciate the support and sponsorship that you have given to Hands4Uganda for Rock of Ages School.  May the Lord richly…

Sewing Class

March 29, 2022 |

Sewing is a very useful skill for people of all ages! We have been posting about “Skilling The Children”, which are Saturday afternoon classes where students come to Rock of Age Campus in order to explore a variety of skills. Sewing is an area of growing interest amongst male and female students!

Baking Class

March 14, 2022 |

Last week we shared what Teacher Betty lovingly calls “Skilling the Children”. Today, on pi day, we are excited to have more pictures from the baking class! While pie is not a very common dish in Uganda, students learned how to make banana muffins, daddies, half cakes, and chapati!

Skilling The Children

March 7, 2022 |

While ROA exists to provide a formal education and support for students, life skills are something that we strive to provide for children of all ages! Each weekend Betty and a rotation of teachers participate in what they call “Skilling the Children”. Students are welcomed to campus on Saturday afternoons to practice a variety of…

A Solar Power Campus for ROA!

March 4, 2022 |

We have BIG NEWS! Rock of Ages Community School now runs on SOLAR POWER! Last year a very generous donor approached us about the possibility of providing a solar power system for ROA. With his professional skills as an engineer, he worked closely with our Ugandan team and a nearby solar business to create a…

New Desks

February 22, 2022 |

Due to age, humidity/uncontrolled climate within the school building, and for sitting open for so long without students in their seats many classroom desks became cracked and damaged. Many preparations were made by faculty and staff for students to return to ROA following the COVID-19 closure and it quickly became apparent that desks needed to…

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…