How Two Canadian Doctors Teach Safe Birthing on a 9100ft High Hilltop

July 23, 2019By Josephine De FreitasSafe Motherhood Guatemala No Comments

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

Teacher Candidates from UBC

June 24, 2019By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

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

Hope becomes Reality

March 28, 2019By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

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

Look What Sponsorship Can Do

March 19, 2019By Nicole SchouelaGeneral Interest

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

Pulling Together in Lombok

December 2, 2018By Josephine De FreitasEmergency Response No Comments

Extract from email from William Grut regarding our contribution to Lombok :  The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by two strong earthquakes, after weeks of tremors that have killed hundreds of people. The island has been rocked by hundreds of quakes and tremors since 29 July.Aug 19, 2018 Rose Charities Canada raised $650 for the  … Read More