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 [...]

8 11, 2019

My life at home and at school – 2

2019-10-27T10:13:05+00:00 November 8th, 2019|Schooling|

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 [...]

6 04, 2019

A YOUNG GIRL’S LOT IN LIFE

2019-04-06T19:14:30+00:00 April 6th, 2019|Donations, Schooling, Support, Water Collection|

Earlier today this young girl would have queued to get the water for the family, and helped feed her baby sister who nestles on her back. There is precious little time for her to play or get an education. Her lot in life is sealed fetching water, tending siblings and many other chores and [...]

19 03, 2019

Africa’s children tell their story

2019-03-19T11:34:03+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Schooling, Support, Uncategorised|

Children’s stories that relate to the challenges of living their lives in rural Africa always touch the hearts of readers. Reach the Children UK wanted to find out what the next generation thought of its projects and the impact in their community, so decided to take up the challenge of collecting these stories and [...]

21 08, 2018

Let’s hear it for the boys

2018-08-21T17:27:12+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Donations, Schooling, Support|

The local community is always pleased to assist Reach the Children on its Luwero Centre projects, none more so than the local boys who always get stuck into whatever work has to be done. They should be in school getting an education but sadly their families cannot afford to pay school fees.  Helping to [...]

15 01, 2018

School Children First Responders provide first aid in village accidents

2018-01-15T11:29:41+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Schooling, Support, Volunteers|

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 [...]

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 [...]