Child of Hope

Registered Charity Number: 1136068
Broadstone, Dorset

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Child of Hope Charity News

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New video: all our 460 children

Date posted: 11 Aug 2016

Just for fun... here’s a very short video showing all 460 pupils and staff at our school in the Namatala Slum – standing on the verandas at the school and cheering their heads off for half a minute.… Read More»

Keeping the children safe

Date posted: 08 Aug 2016

With new threats against educational institutions in our area of Uganda, we've built a secure entrance and fencing all around the school. A sad sign of the times.… Read More»

Duck eggs are wonderful!

Date posted: 04 Aug 2016

At our slum-based school in eastern Uganda, our ducks are laying eggs like there’s no tomorrow.… Read More»

Clean hands beat diseases

Date posted: 29 Jul 2016

Getting dirty hands clean on over 400 slum children before lunch can take ages!… Read More»

Slum health... are we winning

Date posted: 26 Jul 2016

It’s time for our annual health survey! As part of our monitoring and evaluation process, this involves carefully constructing a questionnaire and then undertaking a thorough medical exam of our own children and then those of similar children in the community (who do not access our programmes). … Read More»

Latest video: Now I'm Free

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Date posted: 19 Jul 2016

Here's a terrific new five-minute video about our work in the Namatala slum. Fear permeates everyone's lives in the Namatala Slum... but Child of Hope is working to bring hope, God’s love and release from the chains of poverty to young slum kids and their families.… Read More»

No more mud!

Date posted: 12 Jul 2016

In order to reduce the amount of dust and mud carried into the school by all the kids coming and going, we have laid paving slabs on our lower playground, which is situated in front of the school. The area was previously flattened soil.… Read More»

Duck!

Date posted: 16 Jun 2016

Our slum schoolchildren are now the proud owners of 60 ducks and the children are having great fun feeding them, sorting out their house, filling up their ‘swimming pools’ and generally looking forward to when the eggs will arrive!… Read More»

Sew there you go

Date posted: 26 May 2016

No more labour-intensive treadle sewing! Quite a while back we had a very generous donation to help our beleaguered school tailor. Finally, after a lot of research we have electric sewing machines!… Read More»

Graet fun with music

Date posted: 09 May 2016

We are excited to show off our new musical instruments. Music and dance are very much an integral part of Ugandan culture and we were really keen to get more instruments in order to expand and motivate our musicians!… Read More»

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