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SO CLOSE TO TOP OF THE CLASS IN SECONDARY YEAR ONE

2018-08-29T12:08:37+00:00August 29th, 2018|NEWS|

Young Joshua excels in science and social studies and does well in English and maths.  With sponsorship, Joshua has a good chance of succeeding at university.  Not least because mum, Teddy, is a responsible parent and manages to earn a meagre living to run their single-room home.  She buys cassava to fry and sell-on at [...]

THE GIRLS ‘HAVE IT’ …OR DO THEY?

2018-08-08T12:24:13+00:00August 8th, 2018|NEWS|

Actually, in this case, the girls don’t have it... News from Allison Caffyn, Quicken Trust's Sponsorship Administrator. These six girls for various reasons no longer have sponsors.  They’ve been at Trust High School working hard so this is a tough twist to their young lives. Sponsor a child When you sponsor a Kabubbu Kid you [...]

ONE SOCK UP, ONE SOCK DOWN – AND SOME BLING…

2018-07-25T13:07:27+00:00July 25th, 2018|NEWS|

Chinese or Indian ‘knock-off’ watches are a favourite in Kabubbu – cheap, nasty, but ‘attractive’ to a 10-year old in a short-term sort of way.   Could you help Brian in a long-term way to achieve something much more enriching and life-changing? An education? And with that, a true understanding of what matters?   His [...]

HOW TO CREATE A THRIVING KABUBBU? START A ‘STREET BUSINESS SCHOOL’ – RIGHT NOW!

2018-07-20T12:34:00+00:00July 20th, 2018|NEWS|

Resty and Faridah attended a programme of hands-on business modules to be taught to people living in poverty – simplicity and sustainability being the way forward.  So Resty in Welfare and Faridah who works for Enoch at Kabubbu Development Project now have business training skills to support and galvanise local women to become entrepreneurial! Awareness-raising [...]

FROM ONE CRISIS TO THE NEXT FOR CHRISTINE

2018-07-11T12:08:53+00:00July 11th, 2018|NEWS|

Christine lost her sponsor a year ago - she was in year 3 of primary school.  She wasn’t top of the class but was attending steadily when this happened.  Can you imagine going to school one day, and not the next because you can’t pay? Sad enough, but Christine had already lost her dad to [...]

SMILE!!! MADINA’S BEHIND THE CAMERA!

2018-06-28T12:46:36+00:00June 29th, 2018|NEWS|

News from Sue and Peter concerning their sponsorship of Madina: “Madina has an internship for 3 months with ABS Television Uganda.  We are so thrilled for her – she’s being rewarded for the tremendous effort she’s put into her education.  She was excited to hear that you have been following her progress with interest and [...]

TESTING PARENTAL RESOLVE

2018-06-22T12:37:53+00:00June 22nd, 2018|NEWS|

… not all Kabubbu parents are likely to ‘stay the course’ for their Kabubbu Kid when it comes to keeping them at school.  You may have gathered that life in Kabubbu can be very fluid and very hard.  And there’s no such thing as free education. As part of the great care taken to ensure [...]

BE A KABUBBU KID AND PULL YOUR OWN BROKEN OR ROTTEN TOOTH OUT?

2018-06-15T11:02:45+00:00June 15th, 2018|NEWS|

One of our Kabubbu Kids, though generously sponsored through university education, could not afford to buy a toothbrush and toothpaste.  She developed a problem and was forced to pull her own tooth out.   Horror! Why?  Well, it costs £10 to buy a toothbrush and toothpaste in Uganda.  Something so simple for us, yet so pricey [...]

900+ LIKES ON FACEBOOK AND 897 ON TWITTER!

2018-06-08T12:19:42+00:00June 8th, 2018|NEWS|

Here’s to the next 900 – and more – this #NationalBestFriendsDay! Thank you to all our followers – all awareness-raising helps create a heart in Kabubbu and encourages sponsorship.  Every sponsored child has an opportunity to rise above poverty, destitution and injustice, and we need you to be the next best friend to a #KabubbuKid. [...]