February 2013 Blog Posts (4)

2013: A Strong Start for Our Oaks (January & February 2013)

It is just early February and already our Oaks have a string of successes.

  • Steven Shyaka's internship with the Kigali-based law firm Rwigamba & Rugango Associates & Advocates has been renewed for another year. Also, Steven has been awarded the Winston Fellowship award to attend the 2013 Summer…
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Added by María Teresa Esponda (Mayte) on February 14, 2013 at 4:19am — No Comments

Introducing our New Oaks (January 2013)

Welcome to our new Oaks: Gertrude Nanyonga (Uganda), Gilbert Rwunganira(Rwanda) and Pascal Dusabumuremyi (Rwanda). Gilbert and Pascal's internships are being funded by the …

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Added by María Teresa Esponda (Mayte) on February 14, 2013 at 4:18am — No Comments

Over $25,000 Raised for Elijah's Kids (January 2013)

On January 25th, The Strongest Oak Foundation (TSO) partnered with a group of Calgary Rotary Clubs to host a banquet and silent auction to raise money for Elijah’s Kids, a scholarship fund established to honor our former Ugandan Oak Leader, Elijah Kyamuwendo, who died last year of cancer. Almost $13,000 was raised at the event, plus another $12,000 was received from…

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Added by María Teresa Esponda (Mayte) on February 14, 2013 at 4:17am — No Comments

TSO Wins YMCA Peace Medal (November 2012)

We are pleased to announce that, on November 22nd, The Strongest Oak Foundation was awarded the Calgary YMCA 2012 Peace Medal award (International Category). We’ve come a long way in just a few short years and are extremely proud of our accomplishments. Please view this short video about The Strongest Oak, presented at the awards ceremony.

This exciting award belongs not only to us on the TSO Executive Team but…

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Added by María Teresa Esponda (Mayte) on February 14, 2013 at 4:17am — No Comments

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