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Transforming lives : turning Uganda's forgotten children into leaders

Author: Stephen Shames
Publisher: New York : Star Bright Books, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly every family in Uganda is affected by poverty, HIV/AIDS, abduction, and brutal war. These horrors rage indiscriminately, and the children are not spared. Young Ugandans have witnessed too much brutality--more than anyone should experince. Yet, many continue to nurse a deep desire to excel and to serve their country. L.E.A.D. Uganda, and educational leadership initiative, seeks out potentially forgotten  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Shames
ISBN: 9781595722133 1595722130
OCLC Number: 428823322
Description: 39 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Shames ; foreword by Pete Norman.

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Nearly every family in Uganda is affected by poverty, HIV/AIDS, abduction, and brutal war. These horrors rage indiscriminately, and the children are not spared. Young Ugandans have witnessed too much brutality--more than anyone should experince. Yet, many continue to nurse a deep desire to excel and to serve their country. L.E.A.D. Uganda, and educational leadership initiative, seeks out potentially forgotten children and offers them education, security, and more importantly, hope to become the next leaders of the country they love. This book tells the touching stories of thriteen young and talented future leaders of Uganda.

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