School farms: so much more than lunch

Kitchen garden managed by pupils of P.6

July and August have been busy for Fred, School Farm Project Manager in Butaleja District. Lots has been going on, so we thought we’d fill you in on what he’s been up to. Mulagi Girls’ school is one of the schools supported by the school farm scheme. During July they were provided with 357 chickens,

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2015 Impact Report


We are so grateful for the continued support of so many individuals, in the UK and beyond; enabling our amazing team of staff and volunteers to bring hope to families in Butaleja. We would love you to read our 2015 Impact Report, to find out the difference your support made in 2015. Thank you! Read our 2015 Impact

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Amy & Rob visit Uganda: Part 1


By Amy Yaroslaw They say that time flies when you’re having fun- it was this thought that came into my mind when I first thought about coming back to Uganda. How has five years passed?! The first time I visited Busolwe for a month it was to visit Phil and Hannah Green. Hannah was completing her

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A stitch in time: Dinah’s remarkable story

This week, we are hearing from Dinah Mudondo, one of our scholarship students at Butaleja Technical Institute. Dinah, 21, is from Busolwe Village in Butaleja and lives with her mother and 9 younger siblings. Last year, she and her family suffered a devastating loss when their father, a local butcher, was killed during the Butaleja storm-disaster

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Cholera outbreak in Butaleja District

cholera child under care in Nabiganda HC IV

WHAT WE KNOW: The disease has admitted 142 individuals to hospital and claimed 7 lives, although these are only cases that were recorded at hospital, which most people wouldn’t have been able to get to. The outbreak was initially caused by flooding and is easily spread by drinking untreated water, often contaminated by human waste, especially in households without a latrine. Children

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School farms: Drake’s story

Last year, we posted this blog on our new school farms project and this week we want to take the opportunity to share with you some exciting updates. Under Fred’s diligent guidance these farms have thrived and we now have over 900 children receiving at least one meal a day provided by on-site farms! These

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