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 [...]

16 07, 2023

Fundraising superstar, Ellie completes the ASICS London 10K

2023-07-16T16:00:10+01:00 July 16th, 2023|Donations, Fundraising, Volunteers|

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 May 28th, 2023|Donations, Fundraising, KitAid Collaboration, Support, Volunteers|

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 [...]

14 01, 2023

Providing football kits for impoverished kids teams in rural Uganda.

2023-01-14T17:09:37+00:00 January 14th, 2023|Donations, Fundraising, Volunteers|

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 [...]

22 06, 2019

SELF RELIANCE ACHIEVED – an update on Ronnie, our man in Uganda

2019-06-22T15:22:27+01:00 June 22nd, 2019|Food, Support, Volunteers|

The crop of maize that Ronnie planted earlier in the year has now been harvested and together with the latest supply of bricks that Ronnie made, they have been able to build up their house to the next level. Ronnie tells us “I think for now we are going to leave it there for a [...]

18 04, 2019

Suchi – our man in Kenya

2019-04-18T22:24:21+01:00 April 18th, 2019|Food, Support, Volunteers|

This is Justus Suchi, the Country Director of Reach the Children Kenya, who has dedicated twenty years of service to the communities of western Kenya. Here he is demonstrating container gardening, showing how vegetables can be successfully grown in discarded plastic containers. Lecturing throughout the area he stimulates local families to try new varieties [...]

13 02, 2019

Threadbare grandkids get new clothes – Grandma is sewing!

2019-02-13T10:14:50+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Donations, Fundraising, Volunteers|

How far can you make a £50 ($64) donation to Reach the Children go? Trustee Kate Gibson and Uganda In Country Manager, Ronnie Kyambadde, made it all the way to the market in Kampala to stock up with material, threads, needles, zips and buttons.   Another generous donor has already bought a sewing machine for [...]

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 [...]