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COVID 19 Food Relief 2

Earlier this month, while posho (ground maize) and soap bars were being handed out to the Uphill Junior School families (see COVID 19 Food…

COVID 19 Food Relief 1

We received a fabulous response to our COVID 19 food crisis appeal in April, both in donations and as sponsorship for the Uphill 2.6…

Uphill RUMPs Workshop

Around the world, girls and women resort to using rags, mattress stuffing, banana leaves, feathers, and even cow dung to manage their menstruation. Having access to washable, hygienic…

Gleaming Smiles

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

More New Classrooms!

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

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,…

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…

Accidents will happen

broken leg but no cast broken 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…