Availability of Jobs and an update on that skills centre

I use the word “excited’ a lot in my posts here but if you are a regular here of have visited our project in Ruhanga, you will understand why.

The source of my excitement this time is progress that has been made at the Skills Centre. You will recall that back in July our friends at Hastoe Housing Association called in armed with buckets of paint. Read more

Lunch boxes for patients and staff in ebola treatment centres

A few months ago we teamed up with Memuna and Sadia of the  Lunchboxgift initiative to fight ebola in Sierra Leone. The initiative was born out of the Ebola epidemic in the Western part of Africa.  Ebola has turned the lives of many upside down  to the extent that some can’t access a cooked meal let alone a nutritious one.  Read more

The construction of a toilet for girls

Dear friends

A big thank you to those that attended our fundraising event and or donated to  the sanitation matters to girls campaign. Access to a toilet is something that most take for granted but 2.5 billion  people  worldwide do not have access to a toilet  so we are grateful for your support with this project  Read more

#Lunchisonme: Hot meals for ebola patients

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Image from: Lunchboxgift.com

Lunch Box Gift is an African Diaspora led initiative in response to ebola in Sierra Leone. The challenge is to ensure that those affected by ebola can access a cooked meal. The Lunch is on me campaign aims to raise funds to provide 50,000 hot meals to Sierra Leone’s Ebola frontline. Each meal costs only £1! Read more

African Inspired event in aid of Sanitation matters to girls

A special African Inspired Dinner event is happening in Walton on Thames, Surrey on 18th October to raise money for project in Uganda that is providing training and skills for girls – specifically providing new sanitation and toilets at training workshops. Read more

Our bike shed gets a makeover

Nearly four years ago now we were selected as the overseas community that Hastoe Housing Association would befriend. Within that time, Hastoe have joined us in our fundraising efforts for clean water, the village medical centre and the bike shed . They did so without ever setting a foot in Ruhanga, but all that changed earlier this month when seven members of Hastoe staff and their families hit the road to Ruhanga. Read more

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