1 08, 2020

Urgent appeal for COVID-19 support in Uganda and Kenya

2020-08-01T11:39:58+00:00 August 1st, 2020|Donations, Support|

To our faithful followers, old and new  You have generously supported Reach the Children in the past but there is now an *urgent* need for funds to help feed Covid-19 vulnerable families in rural Uganda and Kenya. These households include grandmothers caring for their grandchildren, HIV positive mothers, disabled family members, women and child [...]

28 04, 2020

Give me a pencil and paper and I will write you my story

2020-04-07T21:10:30+00:00 April 28th, 2020|Donations, Schooling|

Almost 200 children received pencils and paper last October and told their stories.  They shared many of their life’s experiences, some sad some very funny.  By stimulating each child’s imagination they not only told wonderful stories but beautifully illustrated those stories with some joyous pictures. Everything we have around us had to be imagined [...]

27 04, 2020

World Malaria Day 2020

2020-04-27T09:31:53+00:00 April 27th, 2020|Donations, Schooling|

Malaria still kills too many children. Reach the Children donated a mosquito net to every child that participated in our Story Writing Competition in 10 schools earlier this year.  You can see some of them in our video as well as some of the children from one school who sang a song for us all about [...]

29 03, 2020

WORLD WATER DAY

2020-03-29T11:19:03+00:00 March 29th, 2020|Donations, Water Collection|

In this time of pandemic crisis we are all concerned about washing our hands frequently. For some people that is a privilege and for others it is a distant reality. In these days of a global pandemic, it is vitally important that everyone washes their hands regularly to protect themselves from the Coronavirus. It was World [...]

15 11, 2019

Primary School Children celebrate using a toilet!

2019-10-27T10:18:52+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Donations, Schooling|

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 [...]

1 11, 2019

How is Ivan getting on?

2019-10-27T10:02:23+00:00 November 1st, 2019|Donations, Support|

Remember Ivan?  We first posted about him back in June.  Here is a recent update about Ivan from Sheikh Idris at YOPDIDA (Youth and Persons with Disability Integrated Development Association). “Ivan is now in Primary 2 with the continuing support of YOPDIDA. I am happy to report that YOPDIDA still provides support including taking [...]

13 09, 2019

PROVIDING ASSISTANCE KNOWS NO BOUNDS

2019-09-06T10:06:32+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Donations|

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 [...]

14 06, 2019

YOPDIDA, caring for vulnerable children like Ivan

2019-06-06T12:46:40+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Donations, Support|

We first met Ivan in 2013 when we visited YOPDIDA, (Youth and Persons with Disability Integrated Development Association) in Uganda. Ivan had been left in the bush feeding on small fish for 2 months. He cannot read or hear, so was brought to YOPDIDA, and was being cared for by Sheikh Idris Kabali and [...]

7 06, 2019

Saving the planet one container at a time

2019-06-06T12:41:45+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Donations, Food|

Experimental Garden This is the Reach the Children Kenya experimental garden next to its maize production mill facility. Justus Suchi has a passion for improving the variety of locally grown food to provide better nourishment to children and families in the community. His irrepressible desire to better the lives of impoverished rural children has [...]