Written and narrated by Trish Gribben (ex Chair Rose Charities N.Z. Produced by Hannah Walker)
One of our newer projects, Partners in Ethiopia, has been supporting students from families that can’t afford the required school uniforms for students in Agarfa with our project partner Vision for Bright Future, an Ethiopian NGO. Agarfa is a town and a district (woreda) in the Oromia Region about 200km southeast of the capital Addis … Read More
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.
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
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
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
A donation by a son in memory of his mother who worked as a nurse in Uganda has provided the seed money for a new bakery building. The bakery program will equip students with skills that can help them generate income for themselves an their family. The building is in the finishing stages and we’re … Read More
Shakira and Shamirah received their certificates in pharmaceutical studies through our sponsorship program. They are now both working in a hospital setting and will be going for a diploma in August. The sponsorship program changes lives. Find out more by emailing us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
A container arrived from a Canadian donor and it is filled with carpentry equipment, bicycles, books, clothing, furniture and so much more. The carpentry machinery will allow us to teach carpentry skills to interested students. We’ll be building a work room to house it and hiring one of our graduates to teach.
Food Security during the Pandemic Sub-Saharan Africa is in the midst of a particularly severe drought. Many of those we work with had very limited access to food this year as their crops had not been able to give proper yields without rains. Thanks to your donations, we were able to provide emergency food aid … Read More