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15 11, 2019

Primary School Children celebrate using a toilet!

2019-10-27T10:18:52+00:00

Going to the “loo” has a whole new meaning at a Primary School in Ematibira, Western Kenya now that the boys and girls have brand new separate toilet blocks to use, thanks to generous donors Trust UK working with Reach the Children UK. The project was implemented by Reach the Children Kenya. The installation [...]

8 11, 2019

My life at home and at school – 2

2019-10-27T10:13:05+00:00

Earlier this year we held a Story Writing Competition in three Ugandan schools. P6 and P7 students responded enthusiastically;  here are two of the prize winning stories from Richard and Hafuswah, together with a photo of some of the students who took part. As you read the stories, you will readily identify challenges that students [...]

13 09, 2019

PROVIDING ASSISTANCE KNOWS NO BOUNDS

2019-09-06T10:06:32+00:00

We are always very grateful to our donors who generously support the projects of Reach the Children. We report back on how their donations have been spent and occasionally we can do something for them.  Trust 2000 recently funded the building of boys and girls toilet blocks at Ematibira Primary School in Kenya.  Hand [...]

4 09, 2019

REMEMBERING MANDY

2019-09-04T16:58:32+00:00

Our dear friend and former founding Trustee of Reach the Children UK passed away earlier this year. Her love for impoverished children in Uganda and Kenya is illustrated here with her arm around Nora, a grandmother who had many grandchildren.  This was the inspiration for our successful ongoing programme Grandmas Gardens, which provided land, [...]

13 08, 2019

Mr Cyril Brooks

2019-08-13T10:09:52+00:00

Reach the Children UK recently received a generous bequest from the estate of Mr Cyril Brooks, a man devoted to his family, his friends and his church.  He enjoyed life to the full in his 93 years.  Cyril was keen to support the efforts of Reach the Children in their work with impoverished children [...]

19 07, 2019

Grandmas Gardens – where it all began

2019-07-19T14:44:35+00:00

It all began here with Jackie Atim, a young graduate agronomist, sharing the concept of Grandmas gardens with a group of widowed Grandmas near Luwero, Uganda. During the devastating civil war many women had been made widows with lots of children to feed.  In their impoverished condition Grandmas had to scrape out a meagre [...]

22 06, 2019

SELF RELIANCE ACHIEVED – an update on Ronnie, our man in Uganda

2019-06-22T15:22:27+00:00

The crop of maize that Ronnie planted earlier in the year has now been harvested and together with the latest supply of bricks that Ronnie made, they have been able to build up their house to the next level. Ronnie tells us “I think for now we are going to leave it there for a [...]