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Alongside Africa
A UK-based charity, providing Opportunities, Not Aid through a street children programme, schooling, micro-finance & community schemes in Uganda, Africa.
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Alongside Africa Apr 23
We came back from the Easter break to bad news - over the weekend our female residents went back to their families. One of them, only 16 years old, was abducted by the family of a would-be husband, to the dismay...
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Alongside Africa Apr 18
The fire at Notra Dame was undoubtedly tragic, but we can't help thinking that if we could secure just 0.01% of the money raised overnight to rebuild the catherdral we could get 2,000 children into school for a...
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Glass Wipe Board Co Apr 11
& Georgina White conquered the Kent coast to raise money for & awareness of sport possibilities in . Here is a summary of their amazing job:
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Alongside Africa Apr 9
On a very wet afternoon at the Amasiko Drop-In Centre our lovely volunteers keep the children occupied inside.
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Alongside Africa Apr 7
Thank you so much Ladies, not far to go now!
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Alongside Africa Apr 3
The children at Amasiko Drop-In Centre love their new swings! Thank you Dedan and Peace for making it happen! It's lovely to have Bryony and Mike back with us again too xx
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Alongside Africa Mar 25
She started at Alongside Africa Uganda as a very little girl.. She has grown into a beautiful teenager that is enjoying school; secondary level.. Saturday was her visitation day and she was just full of smiles. To her beautiful sponsor, we say thank you.
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Alongside Africa Mar 18
The weekend was so busy. There was visiting day at Future Generation Nursery and Primary School; great to see 15 healthy, happy children enjoying school and getting love. Visiting day at Victorious Nursery and...
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Alongside Africa Mar 12
Watch BBC1 this evening at 6.30pm for news of an amazing new fundraising event!
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Alongside Africa Feb 28
Today we said a sad farewell to our latest two volunteers, Charlotte and Zoe. They have done amazing work, made lors of friends and brightened the lives of many children. We also bade farewell to Oum'Aloma, who...
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Alongside Africa Feb 28
Amasiko Drop-In Centre has had a face lift. The children love the new look!
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Alongside Africa Feb 21
At Amasiko Halfway House our new group of girls are progressing well with their sewing skills. We were happy to welcome the delegation from Save the Street Children Uganda (SASCU).
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Alongside Africa Feb 21
The Amasiko Drop-In Centre is getting a 'face-lift' this week thanks to Oum'Aloma, Dedan and his helpers.
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Alongside Africa Feb 19
Lovely trip to a school that we support way out in the countryside today. Despite being a very poor school they still find a way to support children from families too poor to pay school fees and they give free...
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Alongside Africa Feb 14
What a difference a day makes - today we had the pleasure and privilege of taking Peter to his new foster home. His pleasure at finally having a home to live in was so clear.
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Alongside Africa Feb 13
As part of our programme we visit the homes of all of the children who come to our drop-in centre. Today we visited the homes of two young children - Carol and Peter (not their real names). Carol (8 yrs) is...
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Alongside Africa Feb 13
Thank you to everyone who donated shoes and shorts!
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Alongside Africa Feb 11
So proud of being able to support this beautiful girl from before primary school to her first day at secondary school. It was tinged with sadness as her mum recent passed and did not see this day. Thanks to...
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Alongside Africa Feb 7
Always great to see how happy the children are to go back to school!
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Alongside Africa Feb 3
It’s been a productive week at the Drop in centre: our wall tree now bears the fruit of those who have graduated from our care into the world of education and work, providing inspiration to our current children...
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