Sitting in silence, I watched as Elizabeth’s cousin mopped the floor of their two-room house, ashamed that I had not removed my muddy boots before entering. I had been invited to meet Elizabeth’s twin sister, which led to a short walk out of the gates of St. Bakhita’s to a row of small apartments whereContinue reading “Discovering an Opportunity: Sophia’s St. Bakhita’s Visit Reflection”
I’m a proponent of the idea that everyone should strive to be a global citizen: someone who actively strives to participate in and understand diverse cultures found around the world, learning to view perceived differences as opportunities for collaboration, empathy, and innovation. Between traveling to Uganda in March and continuing the project stateside today, workingContinue reading “Finding a Sense of Purpose in Life: Bruce’s St. Bakhita’s Visit Reflection”
Located in the rural township of Kalongo, Uganda, St. Bakhita’s Vocational Training Center’s (SBVTC) mission is to be a school which provides a comprehensive education that empowers women to design and implement creative solutions to challenges faced by their community. To achieve this, St. Bakhita’s creates hands-on curricula that teach students the skills needed toContinue reading “St. Bakhita’s Relationship with the University of Notre Dame”
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