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Collection 493 Oral History Interviews with Stella Kasirye

 Collection
Identifier: CN-493
Oral history interviews with Stella Kasirye in which she describes her childhood in Uganda; her conversion to Christian faith while at school; her involvement in programs to reach street children; her efforts to develop programs of AIDS education and care among college students and the country at large, and observations on the church in Uganda and missionary efforts there. The time period covered by the interviews is 1965 to 1993.

Stella Kasirye was interviewed by Robert Shuster in September and November, 1993 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.

Dates

  • Created: 1965-1993

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection

Extent

4.00 audio_tapes

168 minutes other_unmapped

Biographical or Historical Information

Full Name: Stella Nagitta Kasirye

Birth: September 26, 1965, in Uganda

Family:

Parents: Baker Kasirye and Alice Kakosa [?]. Her stepmother was Eva Kasirye.

Marital Status: Single

Conversion: September 1981

Education:

1972-1978 - Attended Gayaza Junior School, Uganda

1980-1986 - Attended Mt. St. Mary's College, Namagunga, Uganda

1986-1989 - Graduated Makerere University (Uganda) with a B.A. in Social Work

1993-1994 - Graduated Wheaton College Graduate School (United States) with an M.A. in Educational Ministries

Career:

1989 - Public relations assistant for the Kampala Evangelical School of Theology

1989-1991 - Worked on National Aids Control Programme as Information Officer

1991 - Assistant lecturer in social work at Makerere University

1991-? Fellowship of Christian Unions AIDS program coordinator. Work involved developing a Christian response to AIDS.

?-1997 - HIV/AIDS initiative coordinator in Uganda for World Relief

1997 - HIV/AIDS coordinator for World Relief, based in Malawi

Accruals and Additions

The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Stella Kasirye in 1993.

Accession:93-108, 93-117

November 19, 2002

Robert Shuster
Title
Collection 493 Oral History Interviews with Stella Kasirye
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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