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Stories of Hope

Tony Gaston shares some thoughts as we look to the year ahead. “As we go into 2021, I’ve been thinking a lot about hope, and the difference between hope and positivity. Optimism takes no effort and no courage. It refuses to accept the challenges and just…

Girls’ Education in the COVID-19 Pandemic

For many girls in East Africa the COVID-19 pandemic is yet another challenge to face in the struggle for education. One such girl is Tracy. Tracy is a P7 child living in Uganda, who dreams of becoming a doctor when she grows up. When her school closed…

Providing Home-School Materials in Uganda

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an upheaval of everyday life, especially for our children’s education. Life in East Africa is no different; in mid-March teachers were instructed to close school doors and were given little time to prepare materials for chil…

Combatting COVID-19

Handwashing Handwashing has become a part of all of our lives in the fight against COVID-19. However, for many communities in East Africa, this is no easy task. We have been working with our church and community partners to identify people who suffer fro…

Smart Water Project

In February Alex Gason, Development & Fundraising ROI, and Philip Songa, Arup Senior Engineer, travelled to Uganda as part of the Smart Water project. The aim of the project is to develop a system to improve the reliability of hand pump boreholes in Uga…