The Story of St. Monica's School of Basic Learning for Women
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This study focused on creating a narrative concerning the development of St. Monica’s School of Basic Learning for Women in Gulu, Uganda. St. Monica’s School of Basic Learning for Women, started by Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, is an adult primary education program for women. This study utilized a narrative inquiry design to describe the experiences and significant relationships of individuals who contributed to the development of St. Monica’s School of Basic Learning for Women. The story of St. Monica’s School of Basic Learning for Women offers insight into the challenges and successes of developing educational opportunities for women in the post conflict setting of northern Uganda. The findings of this study contribute to the knowledge base concerning leadership strategies in education positioned within a multi-cultural collaborative effort. Sister Rosemary’s motivations, purpose, and vision provides an inspirational example of how pioneering educational opportunities for others can be accomplished.
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