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Raffles for Rihamu

The children at Hambledon Primary are working hard to help our friends at Rihamu. They want to help renovate the P1 block, replacing the wooden slats with permanent brick walls that will provide much better protection from the elements. The … Continue reading

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Day 14: Reflections on Uganda

We’re sat in Fort Portal, nearing the end of our Ugandan adventure.  This is an opportunity to pause for breath, drink a Nile and take stock of what has been a real life-changing experience. There is obvious impact from the Changing Classrooms … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019 Day 11: The Conservation Cup

Every night of this trip the whole group has sat together and chatted. As part of this conversation we have all nominated our top three moments of the day. Today, I will find it impossible to nominate just three. There … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019: Day 9 – Sanitation, Sanitation, Sanitation!

Up early to visit Katwe Boarding School.  Karen has donated a new first aid kit to the guides group and we popped along to see how they’re doing.  The girls greeted us with two excellent songs and I got to … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019: Day 8 – Similarities and Differences

Up early for the hour drive to Rihamu Junior School.  This morning’s lesson was on the United Kingdom in general and Hambledon Primary School specifically.  I was particularly excited to find out what the children knew about my country and … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019: Day 7 – Teaching at Rihamu

I have has many fantastic days as a teacher over the last 20 years. Today was definitely another. I awoke feeling excited. My first day teaching at Rihamu Primary School. As I boarded the bus for the hour journey to … Continue reading

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A selection of Miss Duncan’s Photos

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Uganda 2019: Day 4 – Visiting Rihamu

I awoke this morning very excited, anticipating my first trip to Rihamu School. The journey from Mweya to Kasese takes about an hour, on some of the best road in the country. It was a chance to reflect on Hambledon’s … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019 Day 3: Crater Drive

Today was a slower day.  A chance to familiarise ourselves with our base in QE National Park as well as an opportunity to catch our breath, before heading in to schools tomorrow. We spent the morning driving out to view … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019 Day 2: Journey to Mweya

The day began with breakfast at Entebbe Zoo. Again the backdrop to our meal was the gorgeous Lake Victoria. This morning Joffrey brought his wife along to meet us. She is pregnant with twins and was about to wave goodbye … Continue reading

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