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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

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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…

Capturing Uphill on Film

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We were very privileged to introduce independent film maker and photographer Geraint Hill to Uphill Junior School during our recent trustee visit. By happy…

Admin Block: Almost There

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During our recent trustee visit to Uganda we were delighted to see progress with the new administration building. The builders hope to have this…

Congratulations Mr Director!

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On Sunday 25 March 2018 Uphill school Director Muhimbise Elius married his lovely bride Tushabe Shalot in St Peter’s Church, Iruhuura. Their gorgeous daughter…

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 in…

Uganda here we come!

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  On 22 March three trustees (Max, Belinda and Liddy) head off to Uganda with bags containing toothbrushes, Days for Girls menstrual hygiene kits,…

Donate for free with Give as you Live

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We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as the Give as you Live‘s featured charity for the next two weeks (Monday 26 February…

School Transport Appeal: Target Achieved!

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