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 [...]

31 07, 2018

Teddy bear therapy or Teddies for Terrified Tots!!!

2018-07-31T09:19:46+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Support|

How do you help a scared child at the health clinic?  You give them a teddy. Going to the Medical Centre can be a frightening time for a small child so how do you help to make it less stressful for them?  You give them a knitted teddy.   A group of knitters from Luton [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]