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Akandwahano Dominic
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Akandwahano Dominic was in 1993 in the outside kitchen of his family's small mud house near Fort Portal in Western Uganda, the sixth of 11 children. His mother, a subsistence farmer who has never had a day of school in her life, made sure that all her children had the best education she could manage. Graduating at the top of his primary school class, Dominic was awarded a Kasiisi Project Scholarship, which enabled him to continue his education into secondary school. An academic star at each of the three secondary schools he attended, he finished 12th Grade as the top student at St. Mary's College Kisubi, one of the best schools in Uganda and admitted to Harvard University, where he will begin classes in Autumn 2012.

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My Journey From A Ugandan Village To Harvard

(13) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 8:30 AM

To learn how you can help other would-be scholars like me visit The Kasiisi Project, the program that helped me so much.

The cool Friday morning when I got the news that I'd been admitted to Harvard College will always remain etched in my mind. I...

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