13 03, 2018

Alex reaches the summit!

2018-03-13T14:01:38+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Celebration, Fundraising|

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 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 [...]