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Stories from the road // Graduation party for Ugandan Roadie

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This season, we are celebrating everything – every escape, every name, every life — and we are asking our supporters to do the same as we countdown to #zeroLRA. The Marciano family took celebrations to a whole new level when, after hosting our California Roadies at their home, they found out Proscovia, a Roadie from Uganda, [...] Read More

Legacy Scholarship Program provides a better ending

Monitor article

Earlier this month, a story ran in a Ugandan national newspaper about a promising student unable to continue his studies because his family couldn’t afford to pay for his tuition. He ranked at number one in his district, but knowing he could not pay for the much more expensive secondary education, he determined to repeat [...] Read More

From The Observer: thoughts on Grace

Grace Obalim

A Ugandan newspaper, The Observer, recently published an article on Legacy Scholarship recipient and former Invisible Children Roadie, Grace Obalim. She discussed her past achievements, current responsibilities, and future ambitions. Nkumba’s iron lady lives for the afflicted “Grace is an achiever. She is so principled and if you are working on a policy and a [...] Read More

Legacy Scholarship: New recruits

LSP award ceremony

After review of applications, in-depth interviews with students and countless home visits, the Legacy Scholarship Program (LSP) team at last announced the newest scholarship recipients. A crowd of 114 students and their family members gathered in the Invisible Children (IC) compound as one by one, the children came forward to receive their scholarship awards. Through [...] Read More