‘A School for My Village’ Author at Oglethorpe this ThursdayBy | October 19, 2011
Don’t miss this lecture and book signing by author Twesigye Jackson Kaguri on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art.
In his book, A School for My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka, Twesigye Jackson Kaguri captures his amazing journey from a small farm in Uganda to the ivy halls of Columbia University, and then home again. He will share his story of returning to his village of Nyaka, Uganda and building a tuition-free school for almost 500 Nyaka orphans. The author lost two siblings to AIDS leaving behind their children as orphans.
The event will include author’s remarks, a book signing, and a Taste of Uganda Feast.
Presented by the Oglethorpe Women’s Network and The Georgia Center for the Book.