January Update from the Mengo Home

At HALO, January’s life skill is “goal setting,” and the girls at the Mengo Home in Uganda have already gotten to work. They’ve resolved to improve their academic grades by waking up earlier and have formed study groups for subjects they’re struggling in. HALO is proud of its Mengo girls and their achievements! Read more to see what they’ve been up …

Celebrating Alice

Alice, a longtime HALO supported Uganda youth, will soon be graduating from college.When she was in high school, she started out in our Uganda Learning Center. Since graduating high school, she has been helped by a number of individuals and sponsored by These Numbers Have Faces, an organization aimed at using education of women and girls to reduce cyclical poverty in Sub-Saharan …

HALO’s Uganda Learning Center Begins Salon Construction

HALO’s Uganda Learning Center is partnered with Moroccanoil to build a salon and cosmetology school. This will be targeted at youth who have been unable to pursue traditional schooling.             The salon, which will double as a school staffed with cosmetology and business professionals, will help these students gain skills that will help them compete …

Gulu Girls Update

HALO’s Gulu Girls Home began June with the girls returning to school for another term. Vivian, a new HALO youth, joined the school and is quickly improving her English. The girls are working in the home’s garden, providing much of their own food and learning life skills along the way. HALO’s ambassadors are happy to be getting to know each …

#HumansOfHALO-Gulu Girls Home Update

The girls in HALO’s Gulu, Uganda home, one of HALO’s many international programs, finished their school term last month, providing opportunities for summer fun and service! After taking a week-long break at home, the girls partnered with the Gulu boys for some community cleaning. The girls then spent an afternoon in the pool. They had the chance to expand their skill set when …