Ouch! Those Needles Hurt

May 2, 2017By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Prevention of disease and timely treatment should one of our children get sick is something we believe in and act on. A vaccination clinic for typhoid and de-worming was recently held at Stand Tall. A government sponsored nurse came to the school and vaccinated all of our children over 13 years of age. We will also soon … Read More

On Site Improvements

March 23, 2017By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

We’ve budgeted for building a canteen and a new guard house, and we’ve contracted one of our vocational students to do the work. Ronald will be constructing  at Stand Tall during break in May. The canteen will sell goodies from the baking club as well as other snacks. There will be access to the canteen … Read More

Sponsors Change Lives

March 23, 2017By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

There is no better feeling than watching our former students change into young adults, with advanced certificates in hand and finding gainful employment. Our first two graduates from St. Joseph Vocational, Christopher and Sophia, are both working successfully in carpentry and tailoring respectively. Each year we sponsor 10 graduates from Stand Tall to continue their … Read More

The Stand Tall Baking Club

March 23, 2017By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

We’ve engaged professional baker, Margaret Mukhaye, to start a baking club at Stand Tall. This term, level 5 learners meet with Margaret on Friday afternoons to learn how to bake, budget, record, package and market a variety of baked goods. Margaret believes that having a marketable skill right out of primary school is an asset … Read More

A big Thumbs Up for our Grads

January 30, 2017By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

Our graduating class at Stand Tall achieved the best results in their Primary Leaving Exams since inception 7 years ago.  These exams are held country-wide every year and the results influence which schools a child will be eligible to attend.   Eight of our learners made the top grade, and 16 made a second grade. Our teachers … Read More