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Gleaming Smiles

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Round and round, slowly, one tooth at a time… the oral hygiene message given to the kids at Uphill during my Dentaid trip in…

We are 5 years old!

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On 29 January 2015 The Uphill Trust was granted Scottish charity status, and now we are 5 years old!  It has a been the…

Clean Hands for Uphill

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The CLEAN HANDS FOR UPHILL appeal was launched on Global Handwashing Day (15 October 2019) and will continue as our Christmas Appeal for 2019….

Go Tartan Unicorns!

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Event Report by Fundraising Trustee, Liddy A year after my inaugural Kiltwalk with the fab bunch of Uphill supporters who made up Team Uphillya,…

No Mosquitos on Us

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

More New Classrooms!

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2019 is becoming the year of building! Early in the year a second Ventilated Improved Latrine block (with sewage tank that can be emptied…

Running for Uphill

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On Sunday 26 May 2019 Liza Lakey (affectionately known as ‘Legs’ to Uphill chairman, Max) donned her running gear in readiness for her very…

Uphill Nutrition Project

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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

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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’ Latrine

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