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May 18, 2018, 11:20 AM
Now when you shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price of eligible purchases to Child of Hope.
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May 3, 2018, 5:33 PM
Thanks to some tremendous fundraising and support from St. Leonard’s Church, Oakley, we now have a rainwater harvesting system at our school.
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Apr 27, 2018, 12:44 PM
A young girl aged around 8 or 9 years turned up at the school last week out of the blue. She and her younger sister seem to have been abandoned and their food had run out... 
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Apr 18, 2018, 12:00 PM
Our Impact Report  for 2017 is now available for download… it summaries our achievements during the year, plans for the future and brief financial details.
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Mar 29, 2018, 3:59 PM
Proud in their new uniforms: these are some of this year’s Primary 1 children, who are delighted to be dressed in their new uniforms made by Sarah the school tailor. 
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Mar 19, 2018, 5:39 PM
The health team has been de-worming at the school, a vital healthcare intervention that takes place here twice a year. 
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Mar 14, 2018, 5:11 PM
It is known that proper nutrition improves concentration in class, yet this is an impossibility for most rural families because of poverty and a range of challenges they face. Yet – as reported by Uganda’s Daily Monitor newspaper – councillors in one district have just passed a by-law to punish all parents who fail to pack a lunch for their school-going children.
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Mar 7, 2018, 3:51 PM
Staff in the nursery section at our school have been developing highly-effective approaches to teaching literacy and numeracy – and this is enabling the children to achieve measurable greater success.
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Feb 27, 2018, 12:31 PM
Our school retention figures are amazing - we mention this because the problem of children dropping out of school is extremely common. Our school drop-out rate is less than 1%, while official Ugandan primary school dropout rate is 47%.
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Feb 22, 2018, 5:15 PM
We have harvested a good crop of sweet potatoes that we grew locally as one of the ways we are creating a degree of sustainable income in Uganda itself. 14 large sacks of potatoes were harvested and sold, with profit of around 40%.