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
This is Patience. She has had the good fortune of being sponsored at Stand Tall, and then through secondary school, and is now about to complete her diploma in accounting at Makerere Business College. Always at the top of her class and a true leader at her school, Patience can now look forward to a … Read More
Yosam, Stand Tall’s music, dance and drama instructor is super busy getting the kids ready for the 10th year anniversary celebrations with 300 people expected to attend.
Exam results are in for the pupils of The Mahatsara School in Madagascar and they are wonderful! Eighteen out of twenty students passed the final Baccalaureate- that’s a 90% pass rate- one of the highest for any school in Madagascar. In other grades the pass rates were also well above the country average. Just a few … Read More
Doreen used her Rose Charities Scholarship to graduate this year from Business School. Here she is on a day’s work experience with Ruth Hoffman and her organization that provides “Financial Literacy Workshops ” for Ugandan NGO’s and small businesses.
Jenna Rae came to Stand Tall through the UBC Faculty of Education overseas practicum. Her love for the children, the school and the country are evident in this exuberant music video that she made of her experience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7v0RzNRM2M
2017 marked the 15th year of the Safe Motherhood Project in Guatemala. To recap, the Safe Motherhood Project is an educational project to train traditional Mayan Midwifes (Comadronas) in safe birthing techniques and emergency skills in caring for women who have their babies at home. Each course is 5 days long. We now have a … Read More
Ten Ways That ROSE is Different From Other Charities #1. We are Volunteers and there are no salaries in Canada. That’s right, you heard me! Our team of passionate, dedicated project managers, organisers, fundraisers, and board of directors in Canada volunteer their time for Rose. In our project countries, we hire local teachers, doctors, nurses, … Read More
ultrasound, birthing bed and teaching doll Number of people directly impacted 9704 Summary EDUCATION 2 schools fully supported 187 children 6 schools partially supported 800 children 24 university scholarships 139 high school scholarships 41 staff employed 575 enrichment classes/activities 3 Buildings + 5 water tanks 38 computers + 1 sewing machine 240 school and sports … Read More
Giving Tuesday and our new School Garden Project A novel project is leading the way for schools in Uganda to improve the nutrition of pupils and boost their ability to read. The Rose Charities school garden project, funded by the Hillman Medical Education Fund teaches children how to grow vegetables but also supplies produce for … Read More