Archive for 2017

Ugandan paper bead jewellery

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Uganda is full of micro-enterprises, and bead making is just one of them. The trust has forged a strong relationship with the Woro En Ryeko…

Teacher Benon’s New Home

Poverty doesn’t just affect children in rural Ugandan communities. Even qualified teachers can struggle to make ends meet. Benon joined the Uphill Junior School…

Meet Ronald

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Another in our series of posts about some of the children being supported in school by the  Pupil Support Fund: Meet Ronald… Ronald has…

Finishing the McNabb Classrooms

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The new classroom block build was completed in August 2016, just in time for the beginning of the final term of the school year….

Danny the Paralympian’s Wheelchair Events

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Event 1 – 2015 On Saturday 17 October  the day dawned clear and cold and retired Paralympian Danny Furey and three members of the Uphill…

A playground for Kindergarten

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Finally, we have some lovely play equipment for the Uphill Junior School kindergarten children! After much deliberation, we decided that a temporary playground made…

Meet the Uphill Trust Ambassadors

  “I feel passionately that EVERYONE has a right to an education” So says, Uphill Trust Ambassador Margaret “Mags” Black, a dental hygienist and…

Working towards a School License

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In 2017 a large amount of  school and trustee effort was directed towards liaising with officials from the Ministry of Education and various local…

Uphill Marathon Runners

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The Stirling Scottish Marathon, being held for the very first time in May 2017 and pretty much on the doorstep of The Uphill Trust,…

Patience Goes Uphill

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Catriona Laird, Scottish illustrator and comic artist, has written and illustrated a lovely book called Patience Goes Uphill.  Catriona is Liddy’s daughter and has been…