Brighter Brains

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Autobiography—Ngabirwe Phiona

Posted: Tue, October 17, 2017 | By: Women’s Empowerment

IMG_20171006_160453.jpg I am Ngabirwe Phiona I am 27 years old. I was born in Bushenyi district in the western part of Uganda. I was born in a polygamous family where father had three wives. We were born 15 children when all added. Life was not easy ,getting basic needs was a… Continue Reading

Kanyenze Orphan Boy Killed, and Mutilated, probably by “Witchdoctors”

Posted: Tue, October 10, 2017 | By: Kanyenze Humanist School

Screen_Shot_2017-10-10_at_11.06.12.png ​Brighter Brains Institute recently received unfortunate news. A boy (Bwambale Joseph) who was going to stay in our soon-to-be-constructed Kanyenze Boys Orphanage was found dead, with his genitals removed, near his home. Body parts are frequently used by “witchdoctors”—practitioners of traditional African ‘medicine’ - and orphans are frequently preyed upon.… Continue Reading

Huge Progress with Tilapia Pond at Kanungu

Posted: Sat, October 07, 2017 | By: Kanungu Humanist School

TPS.jpg ​In September, Brighter Brains Institute launched a campaign that raised $1500 to start a Tilapia Pond. Progress has been very swift - in the photos below you can see the villagers digging the hole for the pond. The tilapia will be sold to provide tuition fees for the orphans in… Continue Reading

Atheism in Myanmar

Posted: Thu, October 05, 2017 | By: Mini-Projects

blogs-5-alternative-places-to-visit-in-burma.jpg By Kyaw Moe Khine, Edited by Nathalie Johnston The majority religion in Myanmar is Thervaveda Buddhism, with a whopping 88% of the country associating themselves as well as the military and civilian governments being strong proponents of the cause. Though a very diverse country, the majority of the ethnic groups… Continue Reading

Kanungu Humanist Project: Save the Children at Risk Through Household Development

Posted: Tue, October 03, 2017 | By: Kanungu Humanist School

1st_photo.png SEPTEMBER PROGRESSIVE 2017 REPORT 1ST QUARTER 2017 FUNDER: BRIGHTER BRAINS INSTITUTE (BBI) 1.0 INTRODUCTION During September the first month in the first quarter, the project activities progressed as per the schedule, the activities done included, group formation and introduction to humanism movement, group sessions for participatory selection of micro-projects to… Continue Reading

Ngabirwe Phiona lectures at Kanyenze and Nyakiyumbu

Posted: Sat, September 23, 2017 | By: Humanism

Screen+Shot+2017-06-25+at+5.38.27+AM.png ​by Ngabirwe Phiona I wish to inform BBI that yesterday I conducted two lessons, one at Kanyenze orphanage school. This was the first humanism lesson at this school. I was welcomed by the headteacher who accompanied me to tour the school and checking the BBI projects. And I realised they… Continue Reading

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