Stop Child Marriage in Northern Nigeria

Posted: Sun, March 18, 2018 | By: Nigeria

Screen_Shot_2018-03-18_at_4.21.15_PM.png ​by Abdulrahman Aliyu See the sadness on this young girl’s face. This was from a marriage in northern Nigeria. My question is, will any of my educated, well to do Muslim friends from the North of Nigeria, allow this sort of thing to happen to their daughter or sister? Will… Continue Reading

Humanism and its possibilities in Africa

Posted: Thu, March 15, 2018 | By: Humanism & Atheism

children-1.jpg by Leo Igwe I want to share with you the reasons I am a humanist and why I have devoted the last two decades of my life working and campaigning to promote humanism in Africa. Humanism is a way of thinking and living that emphasizes the agency of human beings.… Continue Reading

Report on Third Critical Thinking Workshop in Kanyenze

Posted: Thu, March 15, 2018 | By: Critical Thinking

Screen_Shot_2018-03-15_at_9.16.59_AM.png by Loice Ngunguro 46 participants attended and mainly we discussed superstition as the major topic as it is the Doubt most communities have in common. Participants defined forms of superstition in our community as: Witch craft Belief in human rain makers Animal sacrifice by ridgeleaders Prayer worriors Out of the… Continue Reading

Emelda the Tailor has Died - in Buhanga

Posted: Sun, March 11, 2018 | By: Uganda

Screen_Shot_2018-03-11_at_9.23.02_AM.png ​by Masereka Sebastian Hello Buhanga Friends I need to tell you that Emeda has died today. Emelda has been Buhanga tailor who has been sewing Mothers Givers school uniforms and, pillows and bags at a helping price. She has left 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl The school children,… Continue Reading

FULLY FUNDED!—BBI’s GoFundMe campaign for Nyakiyumbu Peanut Farm

Posted: Fri, March 09, 2018 | By: Uganda

Screen_Shot_2018-03-08_at_6.49.07_AM.png ​Brighter Brains Institute launched a GoFundMe campaign to start a Peanut Farm in Nyakiyumbu, Uganda. The campaign was FULLY FUNDED in 2.5 days—$852 was raised. An additional $750 was donated by a anonymous donor. The link is here: The peanut farm will be managed by the Nyakiyumbu Widows Association,… Continue Reading

The Second Critical Thinking Workshop in Kanungu, Uganda

Posted: Sun, March 04, 2018 | By: Critical Thinking

Screen_Shot_2018-03-04_at_8.37.13_AM.png by Robert Magara A second Critical Thinking workshop was win Kanungu. The activities focus on recognizing, recalling, evaluating and analyzing information to develop higher-level Critical Thinking skills. Beliefs inner village were examines, such as: 1. The participants proved that religion is often just “fundraising” - a way to obtain money.… Continue Reading

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