Trust News

COVID 19 Update 2

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COVID 19 Food Crisis Uphill Junior School has been closed due to the COVID 19 pandemic since 20 March 2020 and, as in the…

COVID 19 Lockdown

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With COVID 19 lockdown measures firmly in place in the UK and now also in Uganda, we feel it is important to let you…

Uphill Washable Sanitary Pads 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…

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…

Uphill is building again!

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As The Uphill Trust approaches it’s 4th birthday we are delighted to be starting another year of building at Uphill Junior School. Thanks to…

Teeth and Toothbrushes

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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…

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…

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, packs…

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…