Archive for 2018

You walk, we build

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The Uphill Trust has a special relationship with Dollar Academy. Three of the trustees are former pupils and, when Chairman Max approached the Dollar…

Uphill Farm and School Garden Project

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In Ugandan rural communities, being able to raise food and livestock on a small scale is an essential life skill. For many children attending…

Legacy of Light

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Something we take for granted  – electric light – is a making a huge difference to the  pupils at Uphill Junior School. Thanks to…

Soap and Hand Washing

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Did you know that only 0.05% of Ugandan rural school children have access to hand washing facilities? This means that over 99 % of…

Kiltwalk Classroom for Uphill

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After weeks of glorious sunshine in Scotland, the morning of 19th August 2018 was cold, wet and windy – just the weather you need…

Accidents will happen

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Wherever there are children with high spirits and the joy of rising to the challenge, occasional accidents will happen. In this young boy’s case,…

Kiltwalk Fundraiser 2018

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On Sunday 19th August, 14 Uphill Trust supporters will brave blisters and bunions to do the Dundee Kiltwalk 2018 for us. Team Uphillya (see…

Clean Water for Uphill

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Clean water is essential for good health, everywhere in the world, but this can be difficult to achieve at times. When we first became…

Power for Education

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We were very excited to receive these photos from School Director Elius in early June – Uphill Junior School now has electricity! Power for…

Teeth and Toothbrushes

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Whenever I say I am going to visit Uganda for the Uphill Trust, those who know my profession immediately say, “Ah, you’ll be going…