IMG_8573 Update: Partnership with Geneva Global

Early September, it was time to get to work with an enormous group of over 320 teachers and more than 30 coordinators: the speed school team from Geneva Global. In the Northern region of Uganda, a speed school program has been running for the past couple of years, set up for children between 8-12 years who have never…

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IMG_8153 Update: Professional training @U4U

There we went in July, our first professional training, tailor-made for partner organization Unified for Uganda. While we usually work with teachers or parents, it was time for U4U’s mentors now. These mentors guide the learners who are sponsored by U4U: they regularly visit the children at school and at home, talk to their parents and give the…

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IMG_7691 Update: Training student teachers

In June, we started something quite special: workshops about learning difficulties at both a nursery teachers college and one of the local primary teachers colleges. In other words, over 250 students in total! We introduced the concept ‘learning difficulties’ to everyone into detail: where do they come from, what can you do as a teacher, and of course:…

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IMG_7302 Update: The Partner School Parents

Now that we have started at a new partner school (Highland Primary School), of course we had to begin by meeting the learners’ parents. We invited them at school in two groups to hear more from us about our project and to have a chance to ask all possible questions. Fortunately, just like at Gulu PTC Demonstration Primary…

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little by little. Fundraising: Little by Little leads to a lot!

From 9-13 April, GlobalGiving organized the Little by Little campaign. The goal of this campaign was to emphasize the power of crowds and to show that it’s not just large donations that can make a difference. That is why GlobalGiving added 50% to every donation up to $50. And something happened there! Within one week, we received $297,…

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