Jackson Kaguri Visit

  • Start Date Nov 20, 2013 10:00 AM
  • End Date Nov 20, 2013 11:00 AM
  • Location: Waterman A, B and C, in VisTaTech
  • Address: 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI
  • Phone: 734-462-4400

Moved by the plight of more than one million AIDS orphans in Uganda, a nation with a population of 30 million, Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, a Human Rights advocate returning home after studying at Columbia University, decided to make a difference. He founded the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project. This project provides free education to children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. In addition to two schools, it also operates a library, a farm and nutrition program, medical clinic, clean water system and a support program for the grandmothers who care for these children.  

Mr. Kaguri is also the co-author of "The Price of Stones, Building a School for My Village'. 

The Schoolcraft College family is supporting this very worthy cause as a Service Learning Project.The Schoolcraft community has raised nearly $18,000 so far!

All are welcome to hear Mr. Kaguri's story and share his vision.

This will be Mr. Kaguri's final visit to Schoolcraft.

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