Impacting the Next Generation

Avelina was sponsored at Hekima Girls’ Secondary School and continued her studies at Nyamahanga Teachers’ College. Avelina’s father was the first principal at Bushongoro Primary School and passed away suddenly. The teachers and administration are happy that Avelina has returned to her home village to teach in the school. She married a secondary school teacher […]

From Guesthouse Worker to Health Care Provider

We met Elian while on a mission trip to Tanzania and we were staying at the guesthouse run by the Franciscan Sisters of St. Bernadette. One of the sisters asked us to help Elian who was working in the kitchen and bringing us hot water in the mornings. She wanted to attend secondary school but did […]

Giving Back by Teaching

Agripina returned to her community to teach at St. Peter Claver School as a teacher in the kindergarten program and recently taught at St. Clare Girls’ Secondary School. Agripina was sponsored at St. Joseph and Rukole secondary schools before receiving her teaching degree from St. Augustine University. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in […]

First Law School Graduate

Tryphon was sponsored in secondary school and graduated from Apostles of Jesus Junior Seminary (Form IV) and Don Bosco Junior Seminary (Form VI). He earned a four-year degree majoring in law from the University of Dar-es-Salaam and then graduated from the University’s law school. He was admitted to the practice of law as an Advocate […]

Seminarian Returns to Angel Home

Innocent was brought to Angel Home Orphanage as a baby. He has been sponsored at St. Peter Claver School since first grade. Upon graduation, he became Catholic and took the name Innocent Emmanuel. He attended St. Charles Lwanga Junior Seminary for secondary school and is currently a seminarian for the Rulenge-Ngara Diocese at Holy Family […]

Nursing Graduate

Elivinus was sponsored at Rubya Health Training Institute. He graduated with a nursing degree with a concentration in obstetrics. Elivinus assists with labor and deliveries at St. Francis Rwambaizi Health Center.

Health Care Graduate

Adeltha, one of COHF’s first sponsored students, started at St. Peter Claver School in first grade. She graduated from Form IV at Boni Consillii Mabamba Girls Secondary School and Form VI at Makambako Secondary School. Adeltha graduated from Sengerema School of Medicine with a Clinical Officer diploma and received additional training in radiology. She returned […]

First Sponsored Student to be Ordained to the Priesthood

Fr. Arsenius was sponsored through COHF at St. Alfred Secondary School. After graduation, he entered Kibosho Major Seminary and was ordained a priest for the Kayanga Diocese on July 9, 2017. He was assigned to be the Chaplain at St. Augustine Secondary School where we have sponsored students. Currently, he is the Assistant Pastor of […]