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Uphill has Pigs!

In December 2018 we launched the Uphill Farm Appeal, to fund a programme of hands-on agricultural experiences for the pupils (and staff) that would,…

Kindergarten on the Move!

The early years classes at Uphill are often the biggest and, up to now, children in Baby, Middle and Top class have been crammed…

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

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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

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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…

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…

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’ Latrines

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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,…