Ok some happy news. In fact two items!
Story 1- Moses let me know that today marked the end of the first term for 2018. The parents and guardians of the newest of our deaf and disabled children came together with their children. Moses tells us that many expressed joy and surprise at the academic achievement of their kids.
Thanks to so many of YOU, these children (previously forgotten and even thrown away) are receiving an education and so much more.
Story 2 – We are VERY HAPPY and proud to announce that our 2018-19 Kagoma Gate and Busoga chess teams have safely arrived at the venue in Mukono near Kampala and this afternoon reported for the tournament. The tournament runs until May 10. Of course we’ll keep you posted of the progress. Fingers crossed for more National Champions!!! I’m ready to have special shirts made for the Champions in time for this summer’s trip.
And, as always, this has been accomplished thanks to so many of you.
This year we will be adding 2 more in school tournaments during the team trip, In addition to the chess and scrabble tournaments, this year we’re adding a spelling bee and math bee. We’re introducing a new game too: Sumoku. According to the company, “Sumoku is a unique crossword-style game with numbers. Whether you are looking for a fast-paced challenge with friends, a solo brain building pastime, or an addictive math game that brings the whole family together, Sumoku has it all. It can be played five different ways! Just add up tiles to multiples of the number shown on the die, connect them all together, and you have a Sumoku! Look no further for a cool math game.” We can thank a very cool company, Blue Orange. Check them out at http://www.blueorangegames.com/.