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A Legacy of Light

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

Soap and Clean Hands

I’m a germ, get me out of here! by Liddy Laird Did you know that only 0.05% of Ugandan rural school children have access to…

Kiltwalk Classroom for Uphill

Event report by Liddy Laird After weeks of glorious sunshine in Scotland, the morning of 19th August 2018 was cold, wet and windy –…

Accidents will happen

broken leg but no castbroken leg but no cast

Wherever there are children with high spirits and the joy of rising to the challenge, there will be the occasional accident. In this young…

Kiltwalk Fundraiser 2018

Kiltwalk for uphill trust 2018Kiltwalk for uphill trust 2018

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

Clean water for Uphill

water filters for Uphillwater filters for Uphill

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

Power for EducationPower for Education

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

Teeth and Toothbrushes

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…

Uphill on the road

When you think of school transport you probably think of a white minibus, or one of those yellow American school buses, and Uphill Junior…

Low-Tech, High-Fun

Uphill children learn simple gamesUphill children learn simple games

Sometimes it’s the simple things that bring the greatest rewards. As there is no electrical power at Uphill (yet) and it was the rainy…