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30 12, 2023

Read Halima’s Story: Establishing The Birungi Centre for Children with Disabilities in Uganda

2024-01-01T20:27:24+00:00

In a heartwarming tale of dedication and compassion, Halima, an advocate for children with disabilities in Uganda, has successfully established The Birungi Centre with the support of Reach the Children (RTC). The centre is set to become a beacon of hope and empowerment for more than 20 deaf children in the region. Halima's journey began [...]

25 07, 2023

Collaborating charities support schools in Kenya

2023-07-22T11:02:22+01:00

The Thika Alumni Trust, a charitable organization dedicated to providing IT resources to schools, has received a generous donation of 14 laptops from our friends at Service Express, a company committed to making a positive impact. These laptops, preloaded with essential lessons and educational software, will play a pivotal role in supporting teachers and enhancing [...]

16 07, 2023

Fundraising superstar, Ellie completes the ASICS London 10K

2023-07-16T16:00:10+01:00

Congratulations and a big thank you to Eleanor Murphy who completed the ASICS London 10K run and raised over £700 for Reach the Children! When she finished the race she'd already raised £650 and then by the time you are reading this, Ellie raised a total of £750 with a few late donations. Eleanor joined [...]

28 05, 2023

Making an impact on young sports fanatics in Uganda

2023-05-28T17:34:32+01:00

In a heart-warming move, two UK-based charities have come together to bring joy to the lives of impoverished youth in Uganda by donating football and NFL sports kits!  We have joined forces with KitAid Charity to help budding football fans in rural, impoverished communities enjoy more playtime and sports with other local children and young [...]

31 03, 2023

New dryer arrives in Luwero, Uganda to an excited local crowd.

2023-03-31T14:00:17+01:00

The Grandmas and their grandchildren came to see the dryer arrive all the way from China. Inside the crate on this truck is the heat pump fruit dryer that will enable the grandmas to dry their own pineapples, pack and ship them to the UK where they are being sold through Amazon and Shopify. This [...]

19 02, 2023

Find the Grandmas’ pineapple fruit on ‘virtual’ shelves!

2023-02-19T21:07:30+00:00

If you’ve been following us on social media, you’ll know that we recently launched our dried pineapple snack and it is now ready to buy online! You can get your pouches of lovingly dried Ugandan pineapple delivered straight to your door, either by Amazon Prime delivery or hand-packaged by our team and popped in the [...]

14 01, 2023

Providing football kits for impoverished kids teams in rural Uganda.

2023-01-14T17:09:37+00:00

We have been working with two fantastic charities this year to collect football kits, balls, pumps, and ref sets for young teams in rural Uganda. When our founder, Ray, and Trustee, Hannah, last visited Uganda to check on the progress of the Grandmas Gardens project and meet local organisations, they took with them suitcases full [...]

3 09, 2022

Collaborating with local University to provide more training for Grandmas Gardens

2023-01-14T17:03:25+00:00

We are delighted to announce a collaborative arrangement has been agreed with The School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bioengineering at Makerere University Kampala, Uganda to train and mentor through our Grandmas Gardens dried pineapple project. The School will give access and training to the grandmas in its extensive food technology pilot plant as well [...]

25 05, 2022

Writing Competition 2022 Winners announced!

2022-05-29T11:48:53+01:00

This year we have been able to return to rural African schools and even expand our writing competition to reach more children - working in twenty schools for 2022! Sharing stories and writing about our dreams, experiences or aspirations is a classroom activity that so many of us can take for granted. For the children [...]

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 [...]