Stories from Kabingo

October 16, 2017

Today was the big day for Father Richard and all of Kabingo as 6,000+ attended Father’s 25 year celebration, his “Priestly Silver Jubilee.”

Not everyone has water and wine bottles recognizing their big day, but Father Richard does. We all felt so honored to be present a...

June 5, 2012

Edinah Mutlsi was a captivating dancer. So much so that she was asked to come to St. Bakita’s Secondary School to build up its dance program.

Edinah’s life has never been easy. Her 70 year old father and young mother were separated during her childhood. She grew up with...

June 8, 2011

Mackline Tumusiime, 14, came to Ohio in July, 2011 for reconstructive surgery to correct injuries sustained when she was mauled by a pig as a baby. She lives primarily in Hudson, Ohio where she is enrolled in East Woods Elementary School and resides in Cincinnati durin...

July 8, 2010

Maria grew up as the sixth of her parents nine surviving children. She and her family worked hard growing their food, carrying water and herding their animals. Her home did not have electricity. She slept on dried elephant grass. Maria’s response to her childhood exper...

March 11, 2010

Joseph is the oldest of five who was recognized from an early age to be exceptionally bright. Rather than seeing Joseph’s potential limited at Kabingo’s primary school, Father Richard secured sponsorship for Joseph at St. Cecilia’s, a boarding school of much higher qua...

March 10, 2010

One of eight children, Pius lived with his “beloved Aunt Teddy” for many years. She was a very spiritual woman and taught Pius the importance of prayer for facing their daily hardships. His family suffered the consequences of falling coffee prices which led to their in...