Stand Tall adopts the African Storybook Project

August 7, 2014By Josephine De FreitasStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

The African Storybook Project is a project funded by the UK charity Comic Relief that aims to promote literacy among African children. The website,, is an open source site that offers educators, children, parents and the general public the opportunity to share, write and version digital books in the local language. Research has shown … Read More

A Calf is Born

July 1, 2014By Josephine De FreitasStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Our cow delivered a healthy female calf and that means more milk for our children’s lunch and snack program. With both parents being black and white, we’re not sure how she got her colouring but we accept her for who she is. No name yet but we’re leaning towards Bowie, after Jenny Bowie from School Enterprise … Read More

Stand Tall hosts industry professionals

June 14, 2014By Josephine De FreitasStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

What do the Red Cross, electricity, fire extinguishers and eye clinics have in common?  They’re all part of Stand Tall’s mission to develop a holistic attitude towards education.  Our school welcomes health and community professionals as well as visual artists, actors and musicians who can teach our learners so many wonderful and important things about their world.  … Read More

Stand Tall Changemakers

February 5, 2014By Josephine De FreitasStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Congratulations to Mark and Faizo, two students from Stand Tall Education, for being selected to represent Uganda as Changemakers through the world wide Ashoka Foundation. Changemakers are required to identify a problem in their community, think of a plan to tackle that problem and then, recruit others to help make their plan a reality. These … Read More

Project Forum Jan 2013

January 19, 2013By Josephine De FreitasBrighter Smiles Uganda, Cambodia Eye Centre, Education Madagascar, General Interest, Hillman Fund, Mayan Project Guatemala, Microcredit Sri Lanka, StandTall Education Uganda, Vietnam, Volset Foundation No Comments

Dr Andrew Macnab. Expert on Health promoting schools and founder Brighter Smiles Africa An amazing group of people attended the Jan 2013 Rose Charities Canada Project Forum of varied interests and backgrounds and organizations. A comment from one of the participants summarized it well ‘I cant believe the amount of shier competence and expertise present … Read More

Stand Tall Education

October 20, 2012By Josephine De FreitasStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Stand Tall Education Sponsorship Program The Stand Tall Sponsorship Program matches Stand Tall graduates with sponsors. Each year, ten of our top graduates are chosen to participate in this program. We count on the generosity of sponsors to assist these bright and motivated children to continue their education beyond primary school. Two private schools have been chosen … Read More