30 12, 2023

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

2024-01-01T20:27:24+00:00 December 30th, 2023|Schooling, Volunteers|

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 July 25th, 2023|Donations, Fundraising, Schooling, Support, Volunteers|

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 [...]

25 05, 2022

Writing Competition 2022 Winners announced!

2022-05-29T11:48:53+01:00 May 25th, 2022|I Told My Story, Schooling, Support, Writing Competition|

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 [...]

22 12, 2021

I TOLD MY STORY COMPETITION

2021-12-23T12:01:37+00:00 December 22nd, 2021|Schooling|

Growing up in rural Africa creates a unique set of childhood experiences that children share in the stories they write about their lives, stories that always touch the hearts of readers especially when telling about how Reach the Children impacts their communities. Reach the Children UK decided to take up the challenge of collecting [...]

28 04, 2020

Give me a pencil and paper and I will write you my story

2020-04-07T21:10:30+01:00 April 28th, 2020|Donations, Schooling|

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 [...]

27 04, 2020

World Malaria Day 2020

2020-04-27T09:31:53+01:00 April 27th, 2020|Donations, Schooling|

Malaria still kills too many children. Reach the Children donated a mosquito net to every child that participated in our Story Writing Competition in 10 schools earlier this year.  You can see some of them in our video as well as some of the children from one school who sang a song for us all about [...]

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 [...]