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No Mosquitos on Us

If you live in Uganda it is very likely you will suffer from malaria at some time in your life. It is as if…

Uphill Nutrition Project

In the middle of 2018, a young pupil at Uphill fell and broke his leg, a childhood accident. While he was being treated for…

Needles and Stitches

Do you remember learning how to knit? Knit one, purl one, drop several and invent a few… As an avid knitter since a child,…

Meeting Needs’ Latrines

As we all know, you can never have too many toilets in a school! Thanks to a generous grant from the charity Meeting Needs,…

We’re building again!

As the Trust approaches it’s 4th birthday we are delighted to be starting another year of building at Uphill Junior School. Thanks to the…

You walk, we build

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 Project

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

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 –…