Archive for 2020

Merry Christmas 2020

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2020 has been tough for everyone in the Uphill community. COVID 19 is spreading rapidly through Uganda and has now reached the rural areas,…

A New Kitchen For Uphill

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What the school catering staff would really like for Christmas is a new kitchen for Uphill. Now, that is a little too much for…

Uphill from the Air!

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Early in November Uphill Junior School hosted a team from Kirabo Africa Foundation, a US funded non-profit organisation which partners with community based organisations…

COVID Safe School!

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We were delighted to learn that Uphill has been designated a COVID safe school, following a rigorous inspection by members of the local District…

Uphill has Pigs!

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In December 2018 we launched the Uphill Farm Appeal, to fund a programme of hands-on agricultural experiences for the pupils (and staff) that would,…

Kindergarten on the Move!

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The early years classes at Uphill are often the biggest and, up to now, children in the Baby, Middle and Top kindergarten classes have…

The Masking Tapes

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Looking for something to do to keep myself busy during lockdown, I started sorting out my fabric store, and my thoughts drifted to “What…

Lessons in Lockdown

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In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, Uphill Junior School, along with all the other educational establishments in Uganda, closed its doors on 20…

COVID 19 Food Relief 2

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Earlier this month, while posho (ground maize) and soap bars were being handed out to the Uphill Junior School families (see COVID 19 Food…

COVID 19 Food Relief 1

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We received a fabulous response to our COVID 19 food crisis appeal in April, both in donations and as sponsorship for the Uphill 2.6…