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

The New Bakery Building

February 10, 2021By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

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

A Container from Canada for Stand Tall

February 10, 2021By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

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.

Malambo Grassroots

December 20, 2020By AngelaMalambo Grassroots Zambia

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

Ngoma Dolce Music Update

December 20, 2020By AngelaMalambo Grassroots Zambia

We continue to donate instruments and many replacement strings to the Academy! This year we received a lovely oboe, amongst other instruments, which means we are close to donating an entire orchestra of instruments to the Academy‚Ķ.we are just missing harp and bassoon! The music scholarship program continues to thrive. We have six scholars this … Read More

Malambo School Update

December 20, 2020By AngelaGeneral Interest, Malambo Grassroots Zambia

St. Vincent de Paul Community School Our special relationship with St. Vincent de Paul Community School in Monze and head teacher Sr. Lontia continues to flourish. At the start of the year, there were significant concerns about food security. We sent over extra funding this year to ensure that Sr Lontia could continue to offer … Read More

Malambo Graduates!

December 20, 2020By AngelaGeneral Interest, Malambo Grassroots Zambia No Comments

Our university scholars have graduated! A huge congratulations to them on their wonderful achievements: Chimuka Ngilazi graduated with a Secondary Diploma in Religious Education, Civic Education and Guidance and Counselling at Technical Vocational Training College. He has now been accepted into the BA program at the same school and hopes to continue his studies. Coreen Mweetwa … Read More

Uno A Uno: Children Learning in the Lockdown

December 14, 2020By AngelaUno a Uno

Education in Ecuador in the time of COVID-19 The pandemic is having a profound impact on the education in Ecuador. Public schools in Ecuador closed in March 2020 and have remained closed to this day. School teachers have been trying to provide virtual education, but it has proven challenging. Many students do not have access … Read More

Malambo Grassroots 2020

December 14, 2020By AngelaMalambo Grassroots Zambia

Hello to all! We think about how different the world is from our last update to you, and hope all are healthy and well in these challenging times. Covid-19 is affecting us all, including our friends in Zambia. We have stories of the challenges from this past year, and also many great stories of positivity … Read More