School farms shaping futures


Last week, we had the privilege of receiving an incredibly encouraging email from Fred, our Project Coordinator and Agricultural Expert at a little bit of HOPE (Uganda). He tells the story of a student whose access to school lunches made a bigger impact on his life than we may have expected.  “What has put a

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Lives transformed by latrines.

Illustrations by Ellie Comer

Mwima shares her story of gratitude, after a little bit of HOPE (Uganda) helped to build her first latrine. “Life before we had a latrine was very difficult. My children, husband and myself used to go to the bush; that was the only kind of ‘toilet’ that we had. I would have to stealthily dig

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a little bit of news | December 2014

a little bit of news

Our latest edition of a little bit of news shares an exciting update on our carpentry apprenticeship scheme. We hear from Moses and Michael, who explain how the project is helping to change their lives for the better. We have a great update on Busolwe Library, and we share our Christmas campaign with you, with

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“Thank you for fixing our community borehole”

The borehole in the village of Sagenda in Butaleja District had been broken for ten years before a little bit of HOPE were able to help the community fix it, thanks to the generosity of our supporters in the UK.  Isaac, Project Coordinator at a little bit of HOPE (Uganda) met with the community members

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A day in the life of… Fred.

Fred is the wonderful Agricultural Expert at a little bit of HOPE (Uganda). He is 27 years old, was born in Butaleja District and is brother to seven siblings. Having attended Gulu University in Northern Uganda, Fred holds a BSc degree in Agriculture and has also received training from VSLA (Village Savings and Loans Associations).

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Gloria’s School Farm Story, by Fred.

Fred, Agricultural Expert for a little bit of HOPE (Uganda), tells the story of one pupil whose life has been radically impacted by the presence of a school farm at her school. Gloria is 14 years old and she is in Class 6 atMugulu Integrated Primary School. She walks 2 kilometres to school every morning. Previously

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