ROSE CHARITIES CANADA
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overcome poverty, through Education,
Community Support and Healthcare.
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partnerships in healthcare, education,
and community building, we support
communities to improve their
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We had a fantastic visit with the principal of StandTall. It is a remarkable place filled with learning, smiles and ambition. We acquired plenty of information that will help our program grow.Namuwongo Literacy Project
I just can’t wait to go back! I miss everyone and everything about StandTall!Honey Halpern, Volunteer
Although the holidays have just started, I wish we continued schooling until we complete the whole year. I am addicted to going to school rather than sitting at home. If you invest enough time in something, it gives you positive results!Kenneth Ssengendo, 4th Year Student
“After leaving Africa in 2004, I always knew that somehow I would need to find a way to give back to those children and fulfill on the hope they felt and the optimism they saw for their future despite the poverty and despair they were living in.”Galib Kara, SMILES Director
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The 2019 school year has come to a close. Our students regaled the faculty and parents with speeches, and a variety of dances from different parts of Uganda. This years graduates will soon be moving on to their next stage of education, and a few will be chosen to receive support from sponsors. Sponsorship is … Read More
Stand Tall is a middle elementary school providing financial support for children in grades 4 through 7. Where do they go from here? Those who have demonstrated a strong work ethic, active participation at Stand Tall, and consistent academic effort become eligible to receive sponsorship towards high school or vocational studies. Many of these students … Read More
Troy Scott rides the Gran Fondo from Vancouver to Whistler for the 7th year to raise money for Stand Tall programming and sponsorship of graduates to secondary/vocational school. It’s a tough ride of 111 km and Troy does it with a positive spirit. His commitment to helping others is an inspiring example of the generosity … Read More
Timothy Kirowya was part of the first group of students that attended Stand Tall in 2009. He’s now a university student at Uganda Martyrs, studying computer information technology. We now can celebrate many of our former students who have learned a trade and are now able to support themselves and their families, but Timothy is … Read More
When purchasing sanitary pads every month is not financially feasible, what do you do?” A question often posed by families who can’t afford to buy female sanitary pads for their children. Typical pads designed for one-time use only are an economic burden on many families, which too often result in girls missing school due to … Read More
Students role playing a scene of a mother who’s water just broke, calling the midwife and mother-in-law to attention, may not exactly sound like the conventional classroom for health studies. 17 years and counting, Safe Motherhood Guatemala, a project of Rose Charities continues to provide hands-on training for local Mayan traditional birth attendants (comadronas), paramedics, … Read More
Louise and Chava have hosted this very successful fundraiser for 5 years. The guests bring a dish to share, bid on silent auction items and view a powerpoint of the year’s new developments at Stand Tall. It’s a warm and fun evening that raises enough money to sponsor six Stand Tall graduates for high school … Read More
Lynn on the left and Rebecca on the right are Teacher Candidates from UBC. Between them is our Head Teacher, Proscovia. Lynn and Rebecca are at Stand Tall for 3 weeks completing a field experience option. They’ve been super active at the school trying everything that’s offered and helping out in all the classrooms. Reports … Read More
When Charles (on the left) and Jimmy (right) came to Stand Tall, they had few prospects. After graduating from Stand Tall, they were sponsored to attend St Josephs Vocational in building and welding respectively. They are now proud young men, working and making a living. Helping someone acquire skills that lead to independence, is a … Read More
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