Home » education

THE LAST A-MAIZE-ING SANTA’S SACKS HAVE NOW BEEN COLLECTED – A BIG THANK YOU FROM KABUBBU’S FAMILIES!

2018-05-04T16:01:31+00:00 May 4th, 2018|NEWS|

Remember our Christmas request for sacks of maize to feed hungry #KabubbuKids after last year’s drought affecting East Africa?  Well, now it’s time to thank you all - sponsors and generous donors who contributed to the supply of 30,000 kg of maize.  136 sponsors provided a sack, and sometimes sacks, to feed their sponsored children. This [...]

WHAT A DIFFERENCE 7 YEARS MAKES

2018-04-05T11:58:47+00:00 April 6th, 2018|NEWS|

Here’s Claire before sponsorship of her education - and then at Trust High School. To progress to THS she got her best exam result in maths, and her English and science marks were not far behind. The sad thing is that Claire’s sponsor died just after she started in her first year of secondary school. [...]

FROM GRINDING FAMILY POVERTY – TO HOPE

2018-03-29T12:42:56+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|NEWS|

A story from Geraldine for Easter… Jane, age 31, is the mother of four children.  The family have had a hard life because alongside poverty they have all had major health problems. To make ends meet Jane makes colourful mats and she usually sells one a month for £2.80.  Sometimes if she is lucky a [...]

JUST A FEW DAYS TO THE START OF THE UGANDAN NEW SCHOOL YEAR

2018-02-02T12:22:46+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|NEWS|

With a few days to the start of the new academic year, we still have three children who need sponsors.  Please sponsor these children to a bright hopeful future.  Your sponsorship of their learning will include a school uniform, primary health care, school meals – and so much more…. Transform the life of a child [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR – HAPPY NEW OPPORTUNITY!

2018-01-04T12:35:10+00:00 January 5th, 2018|NEWS|

Could you help Viola to a happy new opportunity.  Until recently Viola was sponsored by a school which generously committed to her education for five years.  At the start of the new school year in Uganda, could you or your school sponsor her for the next five years? Or your church or club?  She’s at [...]

MUGISHA MEANS ‘LUCKY’ IN UGANDA

2017-11-24T12:11:02+00:00 November 24th, 2017|NEWS|

Will Isa’s name bring him luck?  At 7 years old he hopes for a bright future and works hard at his first-year primary school lessons. Click here to Sponsor Isa now  Isa is fortunate to live with both his parents, but his father has too many children to support them all through education.  Missing out [...]

KABUBBU KIDS IN NEED OF YOUR SUPPORT

2017-11-17T12:25:41+00:00 November 17th, 2017|NEWS|

Quicken Trust’s sponsors support children through their education in the remote Ugandan village of Kabubbu. Recent drought and pressures of refugees fleeing the war in South Sudan have not only caused scarcity of maize, but also rampant inflation. Please text a fiver now to support our ‘Santa’s Sack’ appeal - 233 sacks filled so far. [...]