Safe Motherhood Guatemala Jan 2022 update !

January 2, 2022By gwilleditEducation, General Interest, Health, Safe Motherhood Guatemala

The Guatemalan Safe Motherhood Project continues to make progress, in spite of the pandemic. We in Canada have been in bimonthly contact via Zoom with our Guatemalan teammates. Because of travel restrictions, teaching in other communities has been replaced with a new clinic, providing prenatal care to local pregnant women and holding prenatal discussion groups, … Read More

We’re expanding!

November 23, 2021By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

Stand Tall opens again in January after a long hiatus of two years. The closure hasn’t been easy but it has given us the opportunity to plan for some big changes. First and foremost, we’re adding two new classes, Grades 1 and 2, with grade 3 coming in 2023. Going from a middle school to … Read More

11 years of Haiti gratitude to the B.C. Sikh Community..continues to this day and current disaster relief..

August 17, 2021By William GrutEmergency Response, General Interest, Haiti Children & Youth, Haiti Children & Youth, Haiti Heathcare

Not many people know but the current Rose Charities Haiti Earthquake relief efforts and numerous assistance programs in between have and are still being carried out due to the incredible generosity of the B.C. Sikh Community back in 2010 when, lead by Dr Pargat Singh Bhurji a huge effort both in donation and direct … Read More

Almost there

May 13, 2021By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

The perimeter wall at the back of the school is close to being completed. It will protect our new bakery building and our students playing in the open field. It’s a big but essential project.

Sanitary Supplies to girls in Ethiopia

April 13, 2021By David CrozierPartners in Ethiopia

One of our newer projects, Partners in Ethiopia, has been making a difference for girls in Agarfa with project partner Vision for Bright Future, an Ethiopian NGO… My name is Abeba. I am 16 and live in rural Agarfa, Ethiopia. School is important to me and I don’t want to miss any classes. However, without … Read More

Praying for Great Results

April 12, 2021By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

With Primary Leaving Exams on the horizon, the graduating class at Stand Tall assembles with prayers and candles in a ritual that aims to bring success to all our graduates. They’ve worked extra hard this year, having to catch up after a year-long school closure. We wish them the very best of luck when results … Read More

They’re Back!

March 15, 2021By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

It’s been almost a year since schools closed in Uganda but now the gradual reopening has begun. The grade seven graduating class is back and studying hard for the national Primary Leaving Exams at the end of March. The grade six class returned a couple of weeks ago and the lower classes will come back … Read More