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£550raised of £500 target by 24 supporters

    Weʼve raised £550 to help build a new classroom and buy school supplies for the children of Mugalula Community School in Uganda

    Funded on Sunday, 11th November 2018

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    Mugalula Community School in Gayaza, Uganda is a very special place where primary education is provided for free to over 200 hundred children in the local community who have very little. Teacher Lillian is an inspirational woman who established her school in 2007 by making and selling soaps and washing up liquids. In addition to providing free education, teacher Lillian also personally looks after 40 of the children between the ages of 5 and 14 who do not have families to go home to at the end of the day. She provides them with food, water and clothing and they all stay with her on the school premises.

    While spending time at the school I helped with some teaching of the younger children as well as observing the older classes who are coming up to sitting their national exams. For the older age groups school would start at 6am and finish at 8pm as national exams are extremely competitive and impact their chances on securing a place in secondary school. In the evenings I spent all my time with the younger children that Lillian looked after, singing lots of songs and colouring in the few activity books I was able to bring with me.

    My aim is to raise some money to help Teacher Lillian and her staff finish building a classroom that is already underway, as well as helping them provide school supplies and food for the 200 children in the school. After observing many classes it became apparent that all the children in Mugalula Community are very clever and have lots of potential for the future and I wish to help with their school journey in any way that I can.

    Mugalula Community School will always hold a very special place in my heart and I hope I will be able help the incredible staff keep providing the necessary free education to the children of their community.

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      24

      • Hart

        Hart

        Oct 2, 2018

        Proud of you, radiant girl!

        £10.00

      • Christina

        Christina

        Aug 21, 2018

        Fab cause - sorry it's so late! xx

        £10.00

      • Linda Walker

        Linda Walker

        Aug 20, 2018

        £10.00

      • Carol Telford

        Carol Telford

        Aug 16, 2018

        Donation made at the request of David and Betty Telford on the occasion of their Golen Wedding on 03/09/2018. Given with love. xx

      • Graeme Askew

        Graeme Askew

        Aug 10, 2018

        Here you go! Great job!

        £30.00

      • Brenda Tuck

        Brenda Tuck

        Aug 7, 2018

        Well done.A lovely thought Lydia for your special friendsKeep up the good work x

        £10.00

      • Gavin Meichan

        Gavin Meichan

        Aug 2, 2018

        £70.00

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