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A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka

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The extraordinary story of one man's gift to orphaned children in need of hope

Can one person really make a difference in the world? Twesigye Jackson Kaguri overcame tremendous odds as he followed his dream to build a school for AIDS orphans in his village in Uganda. This is his unforgettable story.

Growing up on his family's small farm, Kaguri worked many hours each day for his taskmaster father, though he was lucky his parents were able to send him to school. Kaguri eventually became a visiting scholar at Columbia University. Returning to his home years later, he was overwhelmed by the plight of AIDS orphans and vowed to build them a tuition-free school. A School for My Village weaves together tales from Kaguri's youth and his inspiring account of building the school and changing the lives of many children.

Jackson Kaguri was recently named a 2012 CNN Hero.

About the Author

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was raised in Uganda and now lives in East Lansing, Michigan. He currently works full-time as the director of the Nyaka and Kutamba AIDS Orphans Schools in Uganda.

Susan Urbanek Linville is a writer living in Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143119128
Author:
Kaguri, Twesigye Jackson
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Linville, Susan Urbanek
:
Linville, Susan Urbanek
Subject:
Education : Organizations & Institutions
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-page b/w photo insert on insert stock;
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.07 x 5.39 x 0.77 in 0.55 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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