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Christian higher education coming of age in Africa

MBALE, Uganda — Enroll at LivingStone International University in this East Africa nation, and you’ll receive a faith-based education — plus your own Kindle tablet computer and access to state-of-the art equipment.

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Building Africa’s future at LivingStone International University in Uganda

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You’ll also have classmates who are survivors of famine and conflict, including Uganda’s long war with the Lord’s Resistance Army. One student, Moses Dipak, endured kidnapping and abuse by his own father as a child and, after a soccer injury, addiction to pain killers. 

Now “the life I had always hoped for came to pass,” he said of the university, “a life where people really care because they understand who you are.”
LivingStone, supported by Churches of Christ and Christian Churches, is one of a growing number of faith-based campuses in Africa. Other higher learning institutions have forged relationships with universities associated with Churches of Christ, including Heritage Christian College in Ghana and Obong University in Nigeria. In Swaziland, a ministry training school has transformed itself into African Christian College.

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