11 07, 2018

Widowed UK Grandmother helps Ugandan Grandmas

2018-07-11T11:17:28+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Donations, Funding|

Soon to be 94 years young Dorothy Botterell continues to make significant donations to Reach the Children's Grandmas Gardens programme in Luwero Uganda. Dorothy's husband Frank died in 2013 and he was an enthusiastic contributor and supporter of Reach the Children UK. Frank and Dorothy provided much of the funds to acquire the 14 acres [...]

23 11, 2017

She needed a new roof but instead got a new home

2017-11-23T15:46:49+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Funding, Support|

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 October 27th, 2017|Funding, Schooling, Support|

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 October 27th, 2017|Funding, Support|

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 [...]

1 09, 2017

A Letter to you…

2017-09-01T09:32:17+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Funding, Support|

This is a letter we will be sending out to potential donors to reach the Children UK. Feel free to share with anyone who would be interested Reach the Children UK was registered in 2004 as a children’s charity, dedicated to providing opportunities for impoverished children in rural African communities to become self-reliant by [...]

10 08, 2017

Reach the Children Uganda (RTCU) now a registered NGO

2017-08-10T14:18:11+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Funding, Support|

Reach the Children UK congratulates its associate Reach the Children Uganda (RTCU) on gaining formal Uganda Government recognition as a registered NGO. This official status is quite significant, enabling much greater recognition with the Department for International Development (DFID) and other funding organisations around the world. RTCU has been very successful over more than [...]

20 05, 2017

Grandmas’ Gardens

2017-06-02T13:18:51+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Food, Funding, Schooling, Support|

Grandmas’ Gardens is a unique programme developed by Reach the Children UK.  Grandmothers are the de facto caregivers in Africa to their grandchildren whose parents have become victims of HIV AIDS.  They are often left with no land or income and precious few material possessions to feed, clothe and educate their grandchildren.  Reach the [...]

28 04, 2017

Posho Mill

2017-06-02T13:18:08+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Food, Funding|

A generous donor paid for and installed a mill used in the grinding of maize to make maize flour, a staple food for most rural Africans. Initially located in the suburbs of Nairobi, it is shortly to be moved to Western Kenya, in the heart of maize growing areas, where it will provide the [...]

23 03, 2017

Funding for 10 more springs

2017-04-01T10:31:38+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Funding, Sanitation, Water Collection|

Go without it and you will be dead in days; drink it dirty and full of harmful bacteria and it can be as deadly. Getting clean safe water is a UN world priority. RTC provide spring protection, giving clean water to remote rural communities that relied previously on water sources that are often contaminated [...]