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Jun 1, 2020, 3:37 PM
Ebay is helping charities like Child of Hope raise vital funds – by encouraging people to sell their unwanted items as they declutter their homes during the lockdown.
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May 29, 2020, 12:30 PM
Thank you again to everyone who has generously donated to our emergency appeal to support slum families through the coronavirus crisis. To date we have received £54,344, which is helping many hundreds of slum families survive through a long period of total lockdown. We will continue to support them until the crisis and its after-effects are over.
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May 18, 2020, 12:55 PM
It is the rainy season in Uganda when people are digging and planting their gardens. But with the Covid-19 lockdown, our farming project for mums is on hold...
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May 13, 2020, 4:25 PM
Running off into the distance is six year-old Ezra, who ran his first-ever 5K to help slum children and their families during the Covid-19 lockdown - and raised £2,000! That was amazing and has helped our emergency appeal overall total to reach over £42,000.
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May 11, 2020, 1:04 PM
One of our primary teaching assistants started a small business while stuck at home to sustain the small basic needs of her family – every morning she fries and sells a local snack of cassava chips.
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May 7, 2020, 4:05 PM
One good thing about homes being very close together in the Namatala slum is that kids aren’t prevented from playing with their close neighbours during Uganda’s current lockdown.
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May 5, 2020, 12:39 PM
Here in Namatala, most of the active men (who normally work as casual labourers) cannot now earn money on a daily basis to feed their families. Most of the active women have small businesses. But right now, nobody can work and all of the women’s businesses are at a complete standstill.
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Apr 27, 2020, 12:10 PM
Six year-old Ezra is running further than he has ever run before – all to raise funds for slum kids and their families in Uganda during the Covid-19 crisis.
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Apr 24, 2020, 4:47 PM
This very hungry grandmother and grandson turned up at Bex and Moses’ home this morning as they had run out of food during the Covid-19 lockdown in Uganda.
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Apr 22, 2020, 3:58 PM
We have launched an appeal to raise £50,000 to support the slum families of Namatala, Uganda. Help us save lives!