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“Today is Tuesday…”

2019-07-18T10:34:48+01:00July 18th, 2019|NEWS|

First lessons in English on the blackboard for mum Rhodah’s day care children. And first lessons in sustainable development for some British volunteers to Kabubbu - how to make £100 in Ugandan Shillings truly useful. Read on. Here’s how it worked for enterprising family Rhodah and husband William, secondary school teacher on a meagre wage. [...]

MARION WAS PLANNING A GAP YEAR AND THEN SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY HAPPENED…

2019-07-15T10:17:14+01:00July 12th, 2019|NEWS|

Marion was planning a gap year after A-level maths, biology & chemistry, and then something extraordinary happened… funding at Mount Holyoke College in The States - for 4 years! Marion is one of 22 high-achieving students graduating from Pestalozzi International Village this year - with a part-funded scholarship. Mount Holyoke chose from two candidates. According [...]

A LITTLE STORY ABOUT KABUBBU WOMAN RACHEAL…

2019-06-27T11:40:38+01:00July 1st, 2019|NEWS|

Doing so well in many respects - married, and a primary school teacher in the nursery class for more than three years. And yet somehow the household budget not stretching far enough! Last year how could she have contemplated starting a business? Where to find the start-up money? Then along came the offer of Street [...]

YOUNG SHADRACH LIKES SHARING – AND LEARNING… HURRAY!

2019-06-25T11:30:48+01:00June 25th, 2019|NEWS|

He's off to a fine start at Kabubbu Primary School, but his parents are struggling with the fees. Who will partner Shadrach in his education to a meaningful future today? …and to resilience? 01323 832361 Partner a #KabubbuKid We also know Shadrach’s top of his class and already answers “sensibly” at age 6! Wow! Picturing [...]

THINKING OF ONE SMALL LIFE, THIS SMALL CHARITY WEEK

2019-06-25T12:05:39+01:00June 21st, 2019|NEWS|

… that of Angel, so far away in India… News is arriving slowly, but we do know that she has undergone blood tests and repeat ECG tests – plus a cardiac MRI. Once results are analysed, hole in the heart surgery will be scheduled. Quite a wait, and quite a time for her mother in [...]

ANGEL’S FLYING HIGH

2019-06-25T12:03:55+01:00June 12th, 2019|NEWS|

From Kabubbu Uganda to Bengaluru India.  More news from Geraldine… Today at 4.20 pm (that’s 2.20 pm GMT) Angel aged 4 is flying! She is flying from Entebbe airport for life-saving surgery to repair a hole in her heart, and this surgery will be performed in Bengaluru, India. This is a daunting trip for anyone [...]

IT’S NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS WEEK, TIME TO REMEMBER OUR Ps&QS…

2019-06-25T12:02:18+01:00June 6th, 2019|NEWS|

So here’s a BIG thank you for helping in so many ways... Running, walking and generally fun-fundraising amazing sums Attending Board meetings – and 'Trustee-ing' everything in between Negotiating the vagaries of our aging scanning machine & managing to archive too! Baking cake - and sharing it - at our community coffee mornings Handling our [...]

EXTRA KARE FOR KABUBBU KIDS

2019-05-31T12:12:25+01:00May 31st, 2019|NEWS|

From Geraldine… A while ago we received this email from a lady who partners with a child in Kabubbu and it went something like this… “Can I bother you with something? I have been trying to find out if my little boy Bartholomew in Kabubbu needs extra help from me. He was doing well in [...]

ANGEL FLIES OFF TO INDIA

2019-05-24T12:11:22+01:00May 24th, 2019|NEWS|

News from Geraldine… "Angel will fly to India in June. We received a generous donation of £4,000 last October for Angel's heart surgery. Wonderful! Later, a second echocardiogram revealed further deterioration in her condition and an additional £4,657 was needed for her surgery. Despite not reaching our target and delaying the surgery while we waited, [...]

BABY NURSERY CLASS TO PRIMARY YEAR 4, AND WHERE TO NEXT?

2019-05-21T09:58:20+01:00May 21st, 2019|NEWS|

And how to embrace each other's uniqueness this day of #culturaldiversity? Here's Sharowa's story... Sharowa is progressing well in her studies and ‘can make short English sentences’. She passed maths with a good score at the end of year 3 at Kabubbu primary school too. It was all going so well until Sharowa lost her [...]