Tag Archives: Robin Yamaguchi

Our Ik Tribe Pupils and Students

At the beginning of each Term holiday and at the end of the year, we rent a bus to take the 36 Ik Community young people back to their mountains, their culture and their unique language.         … Continue reading

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Studying is Tough, but it’s Fun!

A glimpse of our P4 class with teacher Henry. At this level, what they learn is a very relevant foundation to all that is to come. Our younger ones–P2 class. Teacher Matthew brought in their “Word Tree” which has the … Continue reading

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Building–Third Home for Children and Storage Rooms

It’s been exceptionally busy of late. We received a most generous donation from Nos Vies a Partage Foundation and it’s enabled us to almost finish the third home for children. When the donation arrived, the building had been started, no … Continue reading

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End of Term 1 Celebrations

Each term it’s exciting for the children to have a chance to receive awards and recognition for their hard work during the term. We give award certificates to children from each class, not only for the top academically, but to … Continue reading

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New Librarian!

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, watching video … Continue reading

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Running and Sports Preparation

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 though, they’ve been quite intensely practising running and relay practice.

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Sprucing up our School before Exams!

It’s been wonderful having the new paint job, both inside and out! We wanted to match this with sprucing up the school grounds. Boys and girls all jumped in and cheerily slashed our grass effectively. Thea just arrived from Australia … Continue reading

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Paint Makes the place SHINE! =)

It’s exciting seeing tangible progress right before our eyes! The painting is really coming along in the school we’re using for our dear orphans. You can see the amazing contrast already. Above the school when we first took it over, … Continue reading

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Farm Progressing

It’s exciting seeing each area of plants grow steadily. Our Property Manager Ndawula and Rajan have been busy deciding on priorities, checking how different vegetables go in our exact soil. Above, Eggplant, capsicum and cabbages are beginning well. Above, carrots … Continue reading

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Kony2012 is Hilighting Our Needs

We are grateful that the Invisible Children team are drawing attention to the plight of orphans here in Gulu. Our children were children of the child soldiers. They have heartbreaking personal stories & even our staff & farm workers where … Continue reading

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