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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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%.