When the Redearth Nursery reached its full capacity of 75 children, we encountered a slight hurdle in the playground. So the team at the Redearth Centre took on the challenge of solving it… in 8.5 hours. On the top of the hill in Masindi Town, at the Red earth Nursery, play is serious business. From … More Ready, Get Set… Build!
It’s a new school term in Uganda and we’re ready to learn! But before we move further into 2017, we wanted to take a look at the incredible milestones and achievements you have helped us reach throughout the previous year… 1. Last year, our Ugandan team of Field Officers began independently delivering training to local teachers! This … More 6 things you helped us achieve in 2016!
As the Ugandan academic year drew to a close, the focus in schools shifted to testing. Primary 7s sat the high-pressure Primary Leaving Examination and younger children were tested to judge whether they should move from one class to the next. At Redearth, too, we rounded off the year with assessment – which was more … More Testing Times! (An update from Lydia)
Wishing all our followers, donors and supporters a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and wonderful holiday, however you might be celebrating! We’ve had such an incredible year, thanks to your kind and generous support. Here are some of the children you have helped in 2016. Sometimes a carefree young smile is the greatest gift of all. … More Happy Holidays from Masindi!
It’s been an incredible first few days for the Colours of Africa at the Tabernacle, Notting Hill! It’s a bit of a celeb hangout at the moment, and we’ve already met Kate Moss, who signed our art exhibition flyer (jealous?) The Portobello Pantomine are here over the next few nights too with “Snow Queen,” a 21st Century … More Celeb spotting & live music at the Tabernacle
After taking a year’s sabbatical from Perseid School in Morden, Kate headed out to rural Uganda to volunteer with us for one year. After a busy first few months, Kate fills us in on life in Masindi… “After months of preparation, we have completed our first term in Uganda! Having never visited an African country, my first … More Volunteer Kate fills us in on Masindi life
Most of the time, free money sounds too good to be true. This time, it isn’t…. Just in time for Black Friday: get companies to fund education in rural Uganda for FREE…. while you shop! Join us on EasyFundraising and collect free donations for us every time you buy something online from over 2,000 retailers. … More Free Funds on Black Friday!