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‘THE BIRDS & THE BEES – PART 2’

2019-09-20T12:15:30+01:00September 20th, 2019|NEWS|

In ‘The Birds & the Bees part 1’ we discovered the importance in Uganda of having many children – they represent the equivalent of a pension and safety net for older parents when no longer able to earn a living. Geraldine’s recent ‘The Birds & The Bees Part 2’ talk explained how girls are succeeding [...]

GETTING STUCK-IN!

2019-09-12T11:33:52+01:00September 13th, 2019|NEWS|

Peggy continues with the nitty-gritty of her story - as partner to Irene and Kabubbu volunteer… “As volunteers we were very moved with each visit to Kabubbu by the Development Challenge. Each of the three or four groups of volunteers were assigned, with a local member of staff, to a very needy and desperate family [...]

PEGGY DISCOVERS PARTNERSHIP

2019-09-04T10:45:39+01:00September 4th, 2019|NEWS|

"We first heard about Quicken Trust and Kabubbu about 12 years ago and decided to partner with Irene who was then about 10 years old. The following year we put our names down as volunteers to visit Kabubbu, known as the “little forgotten village”. We wanted to help in any way we could. The time [...]

TO THE RESCUE OF AN ANGEL!

2019-08-30T12:52:28+01:00August 30th, 2019|NEWS|

Across nearly a year we’ve followed the perilous journey of Angel, hole-in-the-heart #KabubbuKid, to surgery. Would we? Wouldn’t we… be able to fundraise enough money to pay the £4,000 costs of surgery in India? Yes, India! Not available in Uganda. Answer to prayer came at a QT Community Coffee Morning. Geraldine was talking on the [...]

SUE & PETER CONTINUE THE STORY OF THEIR PARTNERSHIP OF MADINA…

2019-08-27T11:24:22+01:00August 28th, 2019|NEWS|

From O-Levels to A-Levels despite the childhood hardships, how did that happen? “Madina was determined that she was going to make a great effort with her A-Level exams and we continued to write and encourage her every step of the way. Over the years, we have written regularly to her and sent small parcels.  We [...]

CONGRATULATIONS ARNOLD KATENDE!

2019-08-09T12:28:56+01:00August 9th, 2019|NEWS|

300 Young Mastercard-sponsored scholars from all over the world “effecting a wave of change” in social venture at #Baobab2019, and you were there! Feeding the World... How? The clue was in the theme - Courage... Creativity... Connection... - for The Resolution Challenge. Partner a Kabubbu Kid and change a life Arnold, a 2nd year student [...]

HEIGH HI, HEIGH HO…!

2019-07-30T11:52:59+01:00July 30th, 2019|NEWS|

Heigh Hi, Heigh Ho… Yes, it’s ‘off to work we go’! Today sees our Hillview ladies swinging the hoe and planting seeds or sanding down concrete faced walls for painting. Hard work, but it’s so encouraging to hear them singing as they put their every effort into the task. Volunteering in Kabubbu The maize they [...]

GRACE AND FAVOUR, PATIENCE AND JOSEPH… AND A HAIRDRESSING SHOP!

2019-07-25T12:41:07+01:00July 25th, 2019|NEWS|

Grace says the saloon has drawn her to many new people and transformed life for herself and husband Joseph…. Reaching year 2 at secondary school, it was Grace’s dream to do a certificate course in hairdressing. But how to achieve this without the money for the saloon? Fortunately for Grace, QT’s development challenge volunteers were [...]