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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 [...]

GEORGE IS 80 AND HARVESTING MANGOES, PASSION FRUIT AND MORE…

2018-04-13T11:47:14+00:00 April 13th, 2018|NEWS|

With the support of his sponsor, George attended the Graze School of Farming and is successfully growing a range of fruits, maize, beans and avocados.  He achieves all this on a mere quarter acre of land which he rents and nurtures.  Not everyone is so knowledgeable or successful – George needed to persevere with improving [...]

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 [...]

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

2017-12-21T10:54:18+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|NEWS|

Thank you. You have given a very Happy Christmas to so many #KabubbuKids and families in Kabubbu. They have asked us to thank you and want to wish you all a very Happy Christmas. You have changed their lives by donating over 320 Santa’s Sacks of maize! That’s as good as two lorries of sacks [...]

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. [...]

TWO LORRIES FILLED AND REVVING UP FOR THE THIRD…

2017-11-15T12:08:02+00:00 November 15th, 2017|NEWS|

Remember? Santa’s on a road trip – not Route 66 but Maize £66 - around Uganda buying up sacks of maize to feed over 1,000 children in need of food in Kabubbu. Why? Because there has been a year of poor harvests because of drought. So he wants to stock up the maize mill to [...]

SPONSORS, SANTA’S SECOND LORRY HAS £11,830 SO FAR…

2017-11-03T11:09:27+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|NEWS|

He needs to buy just 20 more sacks to fill it with maize for #KabubbuKids, including your sponsor child or sponsor grandparent. Feed your sponsor child and their family or elderly grandparent with a sack of their own. Help now! Donate to our secure MyDonate page. We’ll ensure they receive their weekly maize allocation from [...]

YOU’VE FILLED THE FIRST LORRY!

2017-10-23T12:05:22+00:00 October 20th, 2017|NEWS|

Santa’s revving up the first lorry to buy 101 sacks of maize!  That’s how many sacks we can fill with  £6,704 raised so far.  Thank you! Donate here now He’s on a big Route 66 mission to raise £19,800 in total. 300 sacks of maize to Kabubbu’s maize mill will buy enough to feed #KabubbuKids [...]