Category: Twinning

Latest News from the Lwanga District

The Lwanga District of Africa has released its latest issue of the Lwanga La Salle Gazette. The September 2014 issue includes a message from Visitor Brother Ghebreyesus Habte, FSC, and updates from a number of ministries. The District publishes the Lwanga La Salle Gazette twice a year. Read it here >   Ministries in the Lwanga District twin with [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:28+00:00 October 1st, 2014|International, News, Twinning|Comments Off on Latest News from the Lwanga District

News from the Lwanga District

From a Twinning Summit to a new Visitor to a profession of vows and the latest newsletters – Africa’s Lwanga District has been busy! Participants of the District of Eastern North America (DENA) 2014 Twinning Summit are home reflecting on their experiences and developing ways to use those experiences to improve their twinning relationships with [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Districts, International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on News from the Lwanga District

New Visitor for Africa’s Lwanga District

Brother Ghebreyesus Habte, FSC, at the Mass and celebration in his honor held July 1 Brother Ghebreyesus Habte, FSC, is the new Visitor of the Lwanga District in Africa, the District that partners with the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) through the twinning program. Bro. Ghebreyesus assumed the role on July 1, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 10th, 2014|Districts, International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on New Visitor for Africa’s Lwanga District

Twinning Summit Provides Powerful Experience

Participants of the District of Eastern North America (DENA) 2014 Twinning Summit are back home after a powerful experience visiting twin schools in Africa’s Lwanga District. DENA created the summit as a pilot program with the intent of enhancing relationships between twin schools. The two-week program included an opportunity for participants to share common experiences [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:31+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Districts, International, News, People, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Twinning Summit Provides Powerful Experience

Twinning: Enthusiasm, Connections Continue

As Lent continues, Lasallians in United States and the Lwanga District of Africa continue their effort to connect, as fundraisers for Lasallians in Lwanga move ahead. La Salle Academy, Providence In addition to its Ash Wednesday kickoff fundraiser, La Salle Academy in Providence, RI, has other fundraisers underway to benefit Rongai Agricultural and [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:36+00:00 March 27th, 2014|International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Twinning: Enthusiasm, Connections Continue

Twinning: Education, Fundraising Underway

Lasallian schools in the United States and the Lwanga District in Africa are continuing their efforts this Lenten season to enhance their twinning relationships by learning more about each other and coming together in prayer. Brother Getachew Nadew talks with O'Hara students Brother Getachew Alemayehu, FSC, former headmaster at Bisrate Gabriel in Dire Dawa, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:36+00:00 March 13th, 2014|News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Twinning: Education, Fundraising Underway

Twinning: Solidarity in Prayer and Support

As the Lenten season gets underway, many schools in the Lasallian Region of North America (RELAN) are showing support for their twin schools in Africa’s Lwanga District. Twinning is an initiative of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools that partners Districts capable of providing funds with Districts in need as they work [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:36+00:00 March 7th, 2014|International, News, Regional, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Twinning: Solidarity in Prayer and Support

Supporting Twin Schools One Mile at a Time

(L-R) Runners Kris E. and Rich Ward Young men at La Salle School, a residential treatment center in Albany, NY, laced up their running shoes with Lasallians in Kenya on their minds. Campus Minister Richard Ward organized the unique fundraiser to put a Lasallian twist on the organization’s annual health and fitness day. [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:45+00:00 July 10th, 2013|News, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Supporting Twin Schools One Mile at a Time

Changing the World through Literacy

Justin-Siena students hold "thank you" sign With Justin-Siena High School in Napa, CA, leading the way, several Lasallian schools teamed up for the third annual Change for Our World Fundraiser. This year, it focused on literacy and, in addition to benefiting students in Africa’s Lwanga District, it also helped students at DeMarillac Academy [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:23:46+00:00 May 24th, 2013|News, Schools/Ministries, Twinning|Comments Off on Changing the World through Literacy