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School Transport Appeal: Target Achieved!

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to recent generous donations from our lovely supporters, we are now in a position to source a…

Thank you for our new website!

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We are hugely grateful to Phil Horne of Edinburgh-based e-business promotion for donating the considerable time and expertise of his team that has resulted in…

School Nurse for Uphill

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All private schools in Uganda are expected to have at least one health care provider on site to attend to the first aid needs…

Isobel Duncan Building

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In December 2017 the foundations were excavated for a new building at Uphill – funded in large part by a generous legacy donation. Esther…

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…

Meet the Uphill teachers

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The driving force behind the establishment and continued development of Uphill Junior School is the school’s charismatic Founder and Director, Muhimbise Elius, seen below on…

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 dedicated Uphill donors: Meet Ronald… Ronald (seen here…

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…