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  • How do we come alongside our partners during Covid?

    This year has put even greater challenges on our partner schools in Uganda. Government lockdowns there have made it impossible to make a living and schools have been closed since […]

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  • Pictures Paint the Story in Uganda

    Literally everyone all over the world has been impacted by the COVID pandemic. Sadly, the materially poor are always impacted more by economic/health crises than First World folk.  The realities […]

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  • Unequivocal is Changeable

    “The data is unequivocal: No matter where in the world you are born, your life will be harder if you are born a girl.”  —Melinda Gates, Gates Foundation In rural […]

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  • Small things with great love

    Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa Looking back at 2019 for Knickers for New Life, I […]

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  • Idea + 3 Years = WOW

    Three years ago this month, I had a fundraiser in my home. My goal was to raise funds to supply girls at New Life Primary in Hoima, Uganda, with sanitary […]

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  • Welcome Bethany Centre Primary School!

    We are beyond delighted to welcome our sixth and largest school, Bethany Centre Primary. Bethany Centre began in 2004. Peter Kiwanuka, who attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, founded […]

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  • Reflection x2

    It’s fascinating to consider that “reflection” has two very different meanings – outward and inward. Definition #1. The change in direction of a wave at a boundary between two different […]

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  • Uganda, Here We Come!

    Knickers for New Life started as one event for one school in October 2016. The goal was to raise $2500 to provide knickers and sanitary pads for one year. To […]

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  • Thankful for You and to You

    As I reflect on 2018, I am overwhelmed by your kindness, encouragement, and generosity. Thankful for you…absolutely. Grateful for your partnership in this amazing work…more than I can say. But […]

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  • News and Lots of It!

    So many moving parts at Knickers for New Life and our 5 partner schools in Uganda, only video updates will do. We have really had a growth spurt this year […]

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