New Librarian!

New Librarian!

FAMILY CARE UGANDA New Librarian! 16 April 2016 We are so excited that our new Librarian is so well educated and skilled. She is also very good with computer, so when we eventually get solar power  she’ll be able to competently help the children with research,...

Running and Sports Preparation

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Running and Sports Preparation Robin Yamaguchi 16 April 2016 Nation-wide we have Inter-school sports competitions this term. Our young people are actually particularly athletic and love volleyball and football throughout the year. This season...

4 Brick Kilns

FAMILY CARE UGANDA 4 Brick Kilns Robin Yamaguchi 16 April 2016 We have built 9 classrooms, and admin block, almost 3 homes for children and many other structures–all from the bricks built on our own land. This is the normal technique throughout East Africa and the...

Our Wonderful Staff at the School

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Our Wonderful Staff at the School Robin Yamaguchi 19 March 2016 Our hard working staff of teachers is a key to the children feeling well-cared for. Most children have hardly even heard English when they join us, many have had extremely difficult...

Our Graduates Doing Well in Secondary School

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Our Graduates Doing Well in Secondary School Robin Yamaguchi 19 March 2016 For the last 4 years, we have been not only supporting the orphans and disadvantaged young people as they study at our elementary/primary school, but as they graduate, we...

Ik Tribe Students Joining Us Again

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Ik Tribe Students Joining Us Again Robin Yamaguchi 19 March 2016 11 years ago, we were involved in a team which took hand-cranked tape recorders with Bible stories in the Ik language up to the extreme north east of Uganda. This tribe had never heard...

Fantastic Gift of Brand New Text Books!

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Fantastic Gift of Brand New Textbooks! Robin Yamaguchi 1 September 2017 What a way to start 2016 off with a bang! Our dear friends at Let’s Go Travel donated most generously, 3 complete sets of Text books for each of our classes! These books are...

Getting Ready for National Exams

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Getting Ready for National Exams Robin Yamaguchi 31 October 2015 In Uganda, we don’t have accumulated grading, with credit for work done throughout the year, so far, until the system updates, it all depends on one exam. This is most impactful for...

Life Around the School

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Life Around the School Robin Yamaguchi 31 October 2015 We’ve been really enjoying life at the school amidst the very serious studies going on with end of year exams coming really soon. Below–teachers challenge the students to a lively volleyball...

Our Top P7 Class Excursion to Learn About Their Country

FAMILY CARE UGANDA Our Top P7 Class Excursion to Learn About Their Country Robin Yamaguchi 29 August 2015 The children we have in our school have mostly come from very disadvantaged backgrounds. Most have not seen even a small town, a lake, or any real development...