Aug 6, 2020, 12:03 PM
When Rachael started her education at Child of Hope she appeared healthy, but vigilance over routine health checks soon revealed she had sickle cell anaemia. Now in lockdown...
Aug 3, 2020, 12:20 PM
At the IGA farm in nearby Kimuntu, green peppers have ripened for harvest sooner than expected.
Jul 29, 2020, 12:11 PM
Nursery assistants Mercy and Rachael are looking after the nursery equipment during school closure, ready for when the school can reopen.
Jul 27, 2020, 12:08 PM
Former Child of Hope pupil Elijah last week has formally met with the parents of his long-time fiancée Mercy, who is now a secondary teacher, to arrange marriage plans.
Jul 22, 2020, 5:10 PM
When the country went into Covid-19 lockdown, many teachers in Uganda lost their income. Some directors of private schools are even selling their premises to service the bank loans they had secured to run their schools.
Jul 20, 2020, 3:33 PM
During the Covid lockdown, musician and opera singer Jonathan Veira has been holding live solo concerts live on Facebook every Sunday - and last Sunday he interviewed CoH’s Bex Okotel by phone from Uganda. Here's the interview...
Jul 20, 2020, 12:54 PM
Last week our health team made home visits to families in Namatala slum. They focused their efforts on those children who were on our school’s nutrition programme before lockdown and those who had been receiving specific medications before the schools closed.
Jul 16, 2020, 12:58 PM
A new tree planting project will help generate income to help us become more self-sustainable – and at the same time provide work for about forty youths.
Jul 14, 2020, 5:59 PM
A former pupil has volunteered his help with our agriculture project and, in saving the venture some overheads, has helped make it more cost-effective.
Jul 9, 2020, 12:47 PM
A new disadvantage for the children in Namatala slum is being unable to access the government’s TV-based learning programmes during the Covid 19 lockdown. To overcome the problem, teachers are making home-learning visits to the Primary 7 learners, who are due to take their primary leaving exam at the end of the year.