Staying Alive: Small Projects in the Pandemic

December 7, 2020By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest

As the COVID19 pandemic spread across the world, it brought lockdown, unemployment and poverty in its wake. For many children in developing countries it was especially hard; schools closed and children missed both education and in many cases, their main daily meal. Our projects had to scramble to find ways to help the most vulnerable … Read More

Fire Fighters Deliver Babies in Guatemala

December 7, 2020By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest, Health, Mayan Project Guatemala, Safe Motherhood Guatemala

Safe Motherhood Project 2020 2020 marks the 18th year of the Safe Motherhood Project in Guatemala, a four to five day hands-on education program for Mayan midwives who are called comadronas, Guatemalan volunteer firemen/paramedics who are called bomberos, and other healthcare workers involved in maternity care.  We have now taught over 1280 students, skills helpful … Read More

Standing Tall in a Pandemic

December 6, 2020By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest

Stand Tall Education Covid Update STAND TALL EDUCATION has taken care of  their staff and students throughout a difficult year. All schools in Uganda have been closed since March resulting in a country-wide surge of teenage pregnancies, domestic abuse and an ever-increasing number of students leaving their educational institutions completely. Stand Tall School opened its … Read More

Schools open in June

May 20, 2020By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

Schools in Uganda will open in June for candidate classes only. It’s a beginning and this announcement has brought great joy to all involved. The school is being thoroughly cleaned.  Hand-washing stations will be set up throughout and the students will be instructed on social distancing and good hygiene. We look forward to welcoming all … Read More

Wash those Hands!

March 18, 2020By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda No Comments

With a virus that is quickly spreading around the globe, we take hygiene seriously at Stand Tall. Anyone entering the premises must wash their hands with soap and water. We’ve gathered all of our learners together for information sessions on the virus and the risk of contracting it and spreading it to others. Is it … Read More

Innovative Learning with Tablets

March 2, 2020By Nicole SchouelaStandTall Education Uganda

Stand Tall is always looking for innovative improvements. We now have digital tablets for the upper grades. They are programmed with the Science and Math curriculums. The students review their courses by answering questions on the tablets. The children love using them which in turn stimulates learning. The plan is to program all the subjects … Read More