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23 12, 2021

LATRINES

2021-12-23T11:54:39+00:00

 Latrines for girls are, we believe, a priority. One quarter of a girl’s schooling is missed due to poor hygiene facilities at school. The first photo was taken of the latrines on an earlier visit to the school. The broken bamboo provides no privacy. The doors to the cubicles are broken or non-existent. The [...]

23 12, 2021

REACH THE CHILDREN SPRING PROTECTION

2021-12-23T11:50:59+00:00

 These photos are of the spring in Nakitanza village, Uganda. It is shared by 160 families and innumerable animals. Local leaders and community members cry out to us for support to protect rural springs, which reduces the high incidence of water related diseases like diarrhoea, worm infections and skin infections, according to the district [...]

1 08, 2020

Urgent appeal for COVID-19 support in Uganda and Kenya

2020-08-01T11:39:58+01:00

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+01:00

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 [...]