2015 Christmas Appeal


This Christmas, will you help us bring hope to vulnerable families in Butaleja? Our team on the ground work directly with many families on a daily basis and have pulled together a list of items that, however mundane and unglamorous they seem to us, will have a life-changing impact on widows, children and families for years

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The A-Team part two: The Girls

Here’s the second instalment of our two-part series ‘The A-Team’. We’ve introduced you to Ivan and Fred, and this week it’s time to hear from the girls; two Graces! We hope you enjoy learning about their projects, what makes them tick, and what they get passionate about. Grace Nandi: “Project: Vulnerable Households. The aim of

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The A-Team part one: The Boys


While their expertise may not lie in home-made explosives and daring escapes, our very own ‘A-Team’ in Uganda are nevertheless an equally talented and exciting group! Ivan, Fred, Grace, Isaac and (another!) Grace are the people responsible for the day-to-day running of the projects on the ground and so this week we’re taking the opportunity

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Miriam: The Woman at the Well

By Nolly Molton. Every year approximately 1,000-1,500 boreholes are drilled in Uganda. At a glance, this figure seems to be reasonably high, and the recent push by the government and certain NGOs to increase this figure even more, all seems very positive. Sadly, a vast number of boreholes have fallen into disrepair over the years

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a little bit of NEWS | October 2015

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What do smokeless stoves, carpentry apprentices and orphan support all have in common? Well, they all feature in the latest edition of our newsletter, a little bit of NEWS. It’s one not to miss. Hannah writes about her experiences in Ugandan kitchens and explains the impact that smoke-free cooking has on families in Butaleja. We introduce you to

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Raindrops keep falling on my head


By Nolly Molton. With Japan and Utah both experiencing devastating flash floods after storms this month, it’s sometimes hard to remember that there are places where the lack of rain can be equally disastrous. While it is considered one of the more fertile countries in Africa, Uganda still experiences long periods of aridity during its

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