Inspirational Stories | Robert Katende | Wheaton College Otis Social Justice Award Recipient For 2017

Posted November 17, 2017 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Inspirational Stories! ~ 2,023 views


Inspiring Stories — Activist and educator Robert Katende, whose work is dramatized in the 2016 Disney film The Queen of Katwe was the proud recipient of the Wheaton College Otis Social Justice Award for 2017. The award was presented on Monday November 6th at the College Chapel in Norton, Massachusetts. Special thanks to President Dennis Hanno for his recognition, kind remarks and welcome!

Below is Coach Robert’s acceptance speech about his efforts to change the lives of children in Uganda and moderated Q&A that followed.  To learn more about the Robert Katende Initiative please visit —

About Wheaton CollegeWe create possibilities for our students by offering a full range of studies in the arts, sciences, humanities, mathematics and social sciences. Our approach to the liberal arts emphasizes active learning in the classroom, on the campus and in the real world.  To learn more visit —

Source — The Video appears courtesy of the Wheaton College.

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