A big Thumbs Up for our Grads

A big Thumbs Up for our Grads

Our graduating class at Stand Tall achieved the best results in their Primary Leaving Exams since inception 7 years ago.  These exams are held country-wide every year and the results influence which schools a child will be eligible to attend.   Eight of our learners made the top grade, and 16

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A Quilt for Stand Tall

A Quilt for Stand Tall

                This beautiful quilt is travelling to Stand Tall in a few weeks. It will be placed in the infirmary room as a comforting symbol of love and unity. It was co-created by the grade 3 learners of 2015 & 2016 and it

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Breastfeeding support in Nairobi

Hillman Medical Education Outreach To celebrate mother’s day in 2016 a team of postgraduate students from Department of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Nairobi conducted a half-day session on ‘Empowering Mothers to enjoy motherhood. The facilitators were Dr Douglas Gaitho (also the Chief Resident) and Dr Priscilla Nganga. Prof

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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

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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

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Where your donation goes!

ultrasound, birthing bed and teaching doll Number of people directly impacted 9704 Summary EDUCATION 2 schools fully supported 187 children 6 schools partially supported 800 children 24 university scholarships 139 high school scholarships 41 staff employed 575 enrichment classes/activities 3 Buildings + 5 water tanks 38 computers + 1 sewing

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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

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Half a Million Treated for Eye Conditions and Blindness

Half a Million Treated for Eye Conditions and Blindness   Half a million in 18 years It is hard to believe that the new Rose Charities Eye Hospital in Cambodia started as a single room. Since 1998, over half a million Cambodians have been treated for eye conditions and many thousands

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Haitian Volunteers Never Give Up

Haitian Volunteers Risk lives to help their village Our Volunteers in Haiti are quiet heroes. They have worked with courage and dedication to save their village, even though many have been made homeless themselves by Hurricane Matthew. Miragaone is a remote village in the mountains of Haiti. It is a

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Giving Tuesday & Our new School Garden Project

Giving Tuesday and our new School Garden Project A novel project is leading the way for schools in Uganda to improve the nutrition of pupils and boost their ability to read. The Rose Charities school garden project, funded by the Hillman Medical Education Fund teaches children how to grow vegetables

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