You are here: Home - PROJECTS - StandTall Education

Archive for the ‘StandTall Education’ Category

Spring Bling Fundraiser is Back

Spring Bling Fundraiser is Back

Our annual Spring Bling fundraiser is back this year on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 &  7. Just in time for Mothers Day, we’ll be selling a large variety of quality items at lower than low prices. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE STAND TALL MUSIC AND BAKING SKILLS PROGRAM.  We need high

Read more

Primary Leaving Exam Results

Our 2016 graduates all took the nation-wide Primary Leaving Exam and achieved top results. With 8 getting a first grade, 16 getting a second grade and only 1 getting a third grade, they were all deserving of a sponsorship but we had the difficult task of choosing 12 among them.

Read more
Sponsors Change Lives

Sponsors Change Lives

There is no better feeling than watching our former students change into young adults, with advanced certificates in hand and finding gainful employment. Our first two graduates from St. Joseph Vocational, Christopher and Sophia, are both working successfully in carpentry and tailoring respectively. Each year we sponsor 10 graduates from

Read more
The Stand Tall Baking Club

The Stand Tall Baking Club

We’ve engaged professional baker, Margaret Mukhaye, to start a baking club at Stand Tall. This term, level 5 learners meet with Margaret on Friday afternoons to learn how to bake, budget, record, package and market a variety of baked goods. Margaret believes that having a marketable skill right out of

Read more
Making a Strum Stick Instrument

Making a Strum Stick Instrument

Stand Tall had the privilege of receiving Bern McLeod and Tracy Tomlinson from British Columbia at Stand Tall in March. Both are master craftsmen and musicians. The goal was to teach  10 children how to assemble a simple three string instrument, and also to provide the means to practice and

Read more
Prestigious Award for a Great Volunteer

Prestigious Award for a Great Volunteer

  UBC Volunteer Award Tanu Sandhu, a UBC student in the Faculty of Education, was recognized through the Community Field Experience Award for her work at Stand Tall. Recipients of this award are chosen for overall excellence in the field. Tanu did a three week practicum at Stand Tall in April during

Read more
Volunteering in the community

Volunteering in the community

Volunteering in the community Stand Tall is part of a vibrant community in the north-west area of Kampala. All of our learners live within walking distance of the school and participate in the activities of the community. As part of our giving back program, Stand Tall joined community leaders, parents and community

Read more

She met a man teaching children in a slum and she decided to do this:

Stand Tall Education, Kampala, Uganda A few years ago, Nicole visited Uganda for the first time. She also visited the terrible slums around Kampala. There she met a man who lived in a shack. Every morning 30 children would arrive at his door and he would teach them what he

Read more
Maya makes 4

Maya makes 4

    Welcome to Maya our 4th cow and the third to be born at Stand Tall and thanks to Oramat from Kenya for naming her. Maya means multi-coloured in the Masai language and multi-coloured she is. She’s a healthy brown and white calf like her mom. Our cows provide

Read more
A Healing Quilt

A Healing Quilt

Michelle Lilyanna’s primary 5 class at Roberts Creek Elementary designed and executed a beautiful, Canadiana quilt as a gift for the infirmary room at Stand Tall. It will hang near the sick bed and provide good healing energy to our little patients as they recuperate. Both of Michelle’s classes (grade

Read more
Page 1 of 812345»...Last »

donate now!

Subscribe to our mailing list

Search this site

Categories