Category: Africa

ABF alum brings international award to Uganda’s daily newspaper

We love to hear about the impact that ABF alums are having around the world.  In Kampala, Uganda, Dixon Ampumuza has put his passion for education to good use in his position as Advocacy Manager for Media in Education at the country’s leading daily newspaper, New Vision. Dixon and his team recently received a silver […]

Abiodun

“A heart filled with joy and gratitude”

This message and photo sent to us in June, from ABF recipient Abiodun Ajayi, is representative of many deep expressions of gratitude we receive from our students. We were particularly touched that Abiodun sees ABF’s help as a “selfless show of love.”

Hear from recent graduates in Africa

Building on our solid track record of helping Christian Scientists in the US and Canada, The Albert Baker Fund has successfully expanded our outreach to help fund the education of Christian Scientists in ten African countries since 2004.

James Kasozi–new skills lead to bank management position

James Kasozi received his BSc degree in Computer Science from Makerere University in Kampala. Uganda. But he still felt that he needed to practical, hands-on instruction to be employable. So with financial assistance from The Albert Baker Fund he enrolled in a vocational training school in Kampala.

Anna Wambugu–helping to improve the lives of her fellow Africans

Anna learned about Christian Science in 2003 from a neighbor who invited her to visit the church in Nairobi. Anna says that from that first service, “I never looked back.” She soon joined The Mother Church (TMC) and then her branch church, and in 2006 she took Christian Science class instruction.

George Sognon–from college student to mentor and investment banker

We join George Sognon of Accra, Ghana, in celebrating his college graduation, earning a BS degree in Business Administration from Ashesi University College in June 2013.