Arlington Academy of Hope
Arlington, Virginia, USA
MissionThe Arlington Academy of Hope, US, (AAH US) partners with communities in rural eastern Uganda to improve the quality of their daily life and realize their future potential through improved education, healthcare, and community development.
What We DoBy engaging a community of caring volunteers and committed professionals, AAH's educational, healthcare, and vocational programs transform impoverished villages into vibrant, self-sustaining communities.
Specifically, we seek to:
Develop sustainable educational and healthcare models for local communities.
Set high standards of academic excellence and prepare the children for adult lives that strengthen both their communities and the world.
Support our students as they progress to higher levels of learning and professional careers.
Establish clinics and community health programs that provide access to modern health care, medicines, and a higher quality of life.
Encourage our AAH outreach villages to employ technology, building, and farming techniques that increase environmental awareness and stewardship.
Foster greater cultural understanding on local, national and international levels through shared learning experiences.