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charity, humanism, and sustainability in Uganda, Congo, Philippines, and Appalachia


Kanyenze Women’s Group (list of members)

Posted: Wed, July 19, 2017 | By: Kanyenze Humanist School

Kanyenzi_Womens_Group_copy.JPG Kanyenze Women’s Group has 16 women in their group. They are seeking funds to open up a hardware store - profits will enable help them pay teacher’s salaries at Kanyenze Humanist Primary School. Brighter Brains Institute is presently writing grants to provide funding to the numerous women’s groups that we… Continue Reading


The Nyakiyumbu Widows Association (list of members)

Posted: Wed, July 19, 2017 | By: Nyakiyumbu

Nyakiyumbu.jpg ​Brighter Brains Institute is presently writing grants to seek funding to help the women’s groups that we’re associated with. Below is a list of all the members of the Nyakiyumbu Widows Association. They need funds for food, farming, pigs, school tuition, clean water, and classroom construction. NAME AGE OCCUPATION Muhindo… Continue Reading



Pumpkins are Growing in Buhanga!

Posted: Wed, July 19, 2017 | By: Mother Givers Humanist School

DSC01922.JPG ​by Masereka Sebastian Our pumpkin project has shown fruits, i can say within 3 weeks we shall start harvesting and feeding children with some pumpkins.. We extend sincere thanks from Buhanga women and children to those who donated towards this pumpkin farm. This farm has survived drought because it is… Continue Reading


BiZoHa Humanist Center - sign is finished

Posted: Mon, July 17, 2017 | By: BiZoHa

20032052_1562895930416703_8071390900860946925_n.jpg ​The sign for the BiZoHa Humanist Center has been installed and painted. The project, entirely funded by the Brighter Brains Institute, will elevate humanism in the awareness of everyone in western Uganda. The BHC is located on a main highway connecting Kasese to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Funds from the… Continue Reading


ALCOR-CLINIC REPORT PREPARED ON THE 11th/JULY/2017

Posted: Sat, July 15, 2017 | By: Past Projects

This is a concise report showing cases of patients experienced from the 21st March to 9th June 2017 in the Nyakiyumbu Orphanage Primary School Clinic. My records indicate that the rate of patients gradually reduced as compared to previous terms. We hope that it’s because of the sensitization carried out… Continue Reading






Seven Members of Brighter Brains Institute Visit Mother Givers School in Buhanga

Posted: Sat, July 01, 2017 | By: Mother Givers Humanist School

4.jpg ​On June 15, 2017, seven members of the Brighter Brains Institute visited Mother Givers Humanist School in the small village of Buhanga. The group included Karen Zelevinsky (BBI President), Werner Haag (representing Atheist Community of San Jose), Hank Pellissier (BBI founder), Bob Pellissier (a generous contributor), Carol Lloyd (BBI Board… Continue Reading



Humanist of the Month - Ngabirwe Phiona, Uganda Feminist - FULLY FUNDED

Posted: Sun, June 25, 2017 | By: Humanism

Ngabirwe+phiona.jpg Ngabirwe Phiona is the Feminist-Humanist spokesperson for Humanist Global in western Uganda. She is loved-and-admired as the Head Teacher at BiZoHa Orphanage Humanist School. Her eloquence on women’s rights and humanism is inspired and needed in this nation where women are generally voiceless, oppressed by both African traditions and the… Continue Reading


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