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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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Uganda Day 4: 2019

After a rather restless night last night, with a huge storm, I woke up feeling much better than yesterday. We headed to Tembo for breakfast where most of us had French toast to set us up for the day. Setting … Continue reading

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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 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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Uganda 2018 Day 12: Hot springs

It was another early start. We were up at 05.20 ready to leave at 06.00 for Semuliki National Park. The park is located about 75 minutes north east of Fort Portal, so we were expecting a drive of over 4 … Continue reading

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Rihamu – Hambledon Friendship

We are very delighted about our friendship with Hambledon Primary school. The long awaited visit finally came. We received five visitors – Katie Foster, Ash, Kate, Lisa and Nick … All great people! We enjoyed the local dance together…We liked … Continue reading

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Uganda 2018: Day 1 – Rain

Well, the good news is that we’ve arrived at Hippo House safe and well. As usual, it wouldn’t be a journey to Uganda without being highly eventful. This time, however, it wasn’t about us! We were picked up from Rowlands … Continue reading

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Hello from Rihamu Junior School

Rihamu Junior School is the newest member of our family having recently become part of the Queen Elizabeth Parks Project, and twinning with Hambledon Primary School. We received an email from them this morning with some photos of the children and … Continue reading

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