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27 03, 2018

Luwero Borehole

2018-03-27T11:22:31+00:00

This has been a substantial investment from Reach the Children UK and America, providing basic water and power infrastructure for the 15 acre Luwero Centre which is owned and managed by Reach the Children Uganda. Their Board of Trustees includes two of Uganda's successful female entrepreneurs. The borehole is completed and the liner is [...]

13 03, 2018

Alex reaches the summit!

2018-03-13T14:01:38+00:00

Alex Jones, fundraising for Reach the Children UK, has made it to Uhuru Peak at the top of Kilimanjaro.  Well done Alex.  You can still sponsor him as a reward for his achievement by going to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alexjonesclimbskilimanjaro “At lunchtime yesterday we reached Barafu Camp (4673m) which was the final camp before our summit attempt. We grabbed a [...]

15 01, 2018

School Children First Responders provide first aid in village accidents

2018-01-15T11:29:41+00:00

Hospital or clinic support is rarely readily available in rural situations. Reach the Children UK taught basic first aid to Primary school children for many years. Siblings are frequently first responders to accidents to their charges. Under the direction of a qualified UK nurse children are shown how to treat burns - difficult when [...]

23 11, 2017

She needed a new roof but instead got a new home

2017-11-23T15:46:49+00:00

Mama Cephas is a member of Grandma Gardens projects in Kenya and featured in a Reach the Children UK video on its web site ( www.reachthechildren.org.uk ). During the interview she was asked if RTC UK could help her with anything. Mama Cephas said her rusty old tin roof was leaking and spoiling her maize harvest as [...]

27 10, 2017

YOPDIDA – Muslim couple devote lives to helping disabled youth graduate with vocational skills

2017-10-27T11:34:43+00:00

Idris and Halima, both with personal disabilities, have built and developed a specialist vocational training institute in Kayunga Uganda for deaf, blind, physically disabled, HIV positive and albino children, slow learners and other vulnerable young people. They give their all to feed, accommodate, care for, and educate their happy band of impoverished [...]

27 10, 2017

HARRIET “On her knees but not out”

2017-10-27T11:27:28+00:00

We met Harriett the first year Reach the Children UK visited YOPDIDA (Youth and Persons with Disability Integrated Development Association) in Kayunga, Uganda. Harriett had been placed at YOPDIDA to help her overcome her severe disability and become a productive member of her community. Harriett had been born with lower limb deformities which meant [...]