We are very excited to this week welcome Jill Maginnity, Head of International Programs at Cerebral Palsy Alliance to Katuuso. Jill will spend a week at Katuuso conducting staff training programs around disability management, behavioural management and inclusion. She will also be doing practical work with our staff and assisting them to better manage the stigma around disability in Uganda.
The provision of special needs education is a large part of School for Life’s vision in Uganda so we are grateful to the Cerebral Palsy Alliance for supporting us.
This week, School for Life was very lucky to have the opportunity to visit Sacred Heart Primary School in Mosman as part of our Connected Classrooms program. The children were able to dress in mufti as part of ‘Africa Day’ and each donated $5 towards School for Life’s work. Annabelle presented at assembly to the whole school about a day in the life of a child in Uganda. The children then paraded in their finest African dress ups around the basketball court and participated in African drumming lessons. The day was a huge success and very kindly coordinated by Ms Hannah Jory who will be coming to volunteer as Teacher Coordinator at Katuuso in 2014. If you would like more information on the Connected Classrooms program, please email email@example.com.
We are excited to release our Give Gift appeal for 2013. Why not purchase a chicken, goat, learning resources or various other gifts on behalf of a family member or for Kris Kringle in the office this year?
This week at Katuuso, a team of Sew Aid International volunteers have begun setting up our tailoring program at Katuuso. The shipping container brought over 30 machines and Australians will be teaching our local Katuuso women how to sew. This opens up a wealth of opportunities for income generation for our women and provides them with much needed skills and resources for them to provide for their children. We are very grateful for Sew Aid’s partnership and support implementing this wonderful initiative. View more pictures… Continue reading →