Brighter Brains

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BBI wants to help Appalachian humanist teens

Posted: Fri, June 23, 2017 | By: Appalachia

160714_IanBates_-35.jpg Brighter Brains Institute ( - a humanist, charitable California non-profit - wants to help Appalachian humanist/atheist teenagers we’re especially interested in aiding: * high schoolers who are homeless or orphaned * residents of eastern Kentucky * good students who want to go to college * applicants willing to be secular… Continue Reading

BBI visits Uganda Humanist Schools, Orphanages and Clinics

Posted: Fri, June 23, 2017 | By: Humanism

artcle.jpg ​From June 11-19, seven humanists from the Brighter Brains Institute were in western Uganda, visiting BBI’s clinics, schools, and orphanages. The seven humanists were: Karen Zelevinsky (the new BBI President, who delivered an inspiring speech on our feminist values at Kanyenze Primary School) Werner Haag (representing Atheist Community of San… Continue Reading

Update on BiZoHa Humanist Center - June 8, 2017

Posted: Thu, June 08, 2017 | By: BiZoHa

18921782_1519585411414422_3926009616127393413_n.jpg by Bwambale Robert Musubaho Bizoha Humanist Center gets its septic tank and soak pit completed. This has been possible with generosity extended to us courtesy of Davida that favored also purchase of a television set,decoder,router plus some bedding. On a related note, i have erected a stand built from bricks… Continue Reading

Report from Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage Humanist School

Posted: Tue, May 30, 2017 | By: Past Projects

widows_plus_orphans.JPG RE: END OF FIRST TERM BRIEF REPORT 2017 Thankfulness: The entire school community forwards their great thanks to Brighter Brains Institute and its partners through your office sir as far as the input done in education and health/medical support for service delivery in uplifting the widows’ aided school and some… Continue Reading

BBI sends funds for food to Kanungu Humanist School

Posted: Tue, May 30, 2017 | By: Kanungu Humanist School

PUPILS_TOGETHER_WITH_THEIR_TEACHER_STANDING_IN_FRONT_OF_CLASS_ROOM.jpg Kanungu Humanist School recently joined Brighter Brains Institute’s consortium of humanist schools in western Uganda. Kanungu is the 9th humanist school we’e supporting, and the 6th we have “converted” in the last year. Robert Magara - director of the school - approached BBI with his wish to transform the school… Continue Reading

Justin Silbaugh is new Co-Leader of BBI Uganda Projects

Posted: Sun, May 28, 2017 | By: Misc.

justin.jpg Justin Silbaugh is a new staff member of the Brighter Brains Institute. He is an educator, leader and international development professional. Justin lived in Uganda from 2006 - 2016, taking on several director-level roles in grassroots education organizations. He served as the creative director of Mango Tree Educational Enterprises, the… Continue Reading

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