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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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Volunteers Bring Skills and Fun!!

We met Hayley when we were in Jinja, whitewater rafting. She’s a Social Work from Australia and soo much fun. Well, after doing volunteer work at a larger NGO here, she and 2 friends came to be with our kids … Continue reading

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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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Looking Smart!

We were very excited to get new outfits for our football team, seen here with 3 of our teachers. Also quite a number of children whose uniforms had begun to need replacing, received new, fresh ones, thanks to the donations … 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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Showed Beautiful Jesus Movie for Easter

Since there’s no electricity in the area where our farm is, getting a chance to see a movie is a rare treat. Rajan set up the screen, and since our audio is strong, hundreds of people can easily sit/stand each … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly & Economical Papyrus Sanitary Pads for our Girls

We have been concerned about an affordable solution to the needs of our older girls to have sanitary care provided for. This week, we came across a wonderful indigenous women’s group who are producing excellent and very reasonably priced sanitary … Continue reading

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